ISBN-10:
0716754673
ISBN-13:
9780716754671
Pub. Date:
04/28/2003
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Thinking about Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior / Edition 1

Thinking about Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior / Edition 1

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Overview

Special Consultant: David G. Myers, Hope College, Holland, Michigan
Appropriate Course: High school-level psychology [not Advanced Placement]

In a convenient and effective modular format, Thinking About Psychology offers a rigorous presentation of psychological science in a non-threatening way with numerous and immediate examples that help high school students bridge the abstract to the familiar. This book closely follows the American Psychological Association (APA) National Standards for the Teaching of High School Psychology, for which both Blair-Broeker and Ernst served as Task Force members.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780716754671
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 671
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

PSYCHOLOGY AND ITS METHODS DOMAIN
Chapter 1: Introduction, History, and Research Methods
Module 1: Introduction, History, Perspectives, and Careers
Module 2: Research Strategies
Module 3: Nature and Nurture in Psychology

DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAIN
Chapter 2: Lifespan Development
Module 4: Prenatal and Childhood Development
Module 5: Adolescence
Module 6: Adulthood and Aging

BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL DOMAIN
Chapter 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Module 7: Neural and Hormonal Systems
Module 8: The Brain

Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception

Module 9: Sensation
Module 10: Perception

Chapter 5: Motivation and Emotion
Module 11: Motivation
Module 12: Emotion

Chapter 6: Stress and Health
Module 13: Effects of Stress
Module 14: Promoting Wellness

COGNITIVE DOMAIN
Chapter 7: Learning
Module 15: Classical Conditioning
Module 16: Operant Conditioning
Module 17: Observational Learning

Chapter 8: Memory
Module 18: Information Processing
Module 19: Forgetting and Memory Construction

Chapter 9: States of Consciousness
Module 20: Sleep, Dreams, and Body Rhythms
Module 21: Hypnosis
Module 22: Drugs

Chapter 10: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Module 23: Thinking and Language
Module 24: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing

CLINICAL AND SOCIOCULTURAL DOMAIN
Chapter 11: Personality and its Assessment
Module 25: Psychoanalytic and Humanistic Perspectives
Module 26: Trait and Social-Cognitive Perspectives

Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders
Module 27: Introduction to Psychological Disorders
Module 28: Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Module 29: Dissociative, Schizophrenic, and Personality Disorders

Chapter 13: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
Module 30: Psychological Therapies
Module 31: Biomedical Therapies

Chapter 14: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Behavior
Module 32: Social Thinking and Social Influence
Module 33: Social Relations
Module 34: Culture and Gender

Appendix: Psychology's Statistics

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