Essentials of Understanding Psychology

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byRobert Feldman

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.7 × 8.9 × 1 inPublished:September 30, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Psychology
MODULE 1 Psychologists at Work
MODULE 2 A Science Evolves: The Past,the Present, and the Future
MODULE 3 Research in Psychology
MODULE 4 Critical Research Issues

CHAPTER 2 Neuroscience and Behavior
MODULE 5 Neurons: The Basic Elements of Behavior
MODULE 6 The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating Within the Body
MODULE 7 The Brain

CHAPTER 3 Sensation and Perception
MODULE 8 Sensing the World Around Us
MODULE 9 Vision: Shedding Light on theEye
MODULE 10 Hearing and the Other Senses
MODULE 11 Perceptual Organization:Constructing Our View of the World

CHAPTER 4 States of Consciousness
MODULE 12 Sleep and Dreams
MODULE 13 Hypnosis and Meditation
MODULE 14 Drug Use: The Highs and Lowsof Consciousness

CHAPTER 5 Learning
MODULE 15 Classical Conditioning
MODULE 16 Operant Conditioning
MODULE 17 Cognitive Approaches to Learning

CHAPTER 6 Memory
MODULE 18 The Foundations of Memory
MODULE 19 Recalling Long-Term Memories
MODULE 20 Forgetting: When Memory Fails

CHAPTER 7 Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
MODULE 21 Thinking and Reasoning
MODULE 22 Language
MODULE 23 Intelligence

CHAPTER 8 Motivation and Emotion
MODULE 24 Explaining Motivation
MODULE 25 Human Needs and Motivation:Eat, Drink, and Be Daring
MODULE 26 Understanding EmotionalExperiences

CHAPTER 9 Development
MODULE 27 Nature and Nurture: The Enduring Developmental Issue
MODULE 28 Infancy and Childhood
MODULE 29 Adolescence: Becoming andAdult
MODULE 30 Adulthood

CHAPTER 10 Personality
MODULE 31 Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality
MODULE 32 Trait, Learning, Biological, Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality
MODULE 33 Assessing Personality:Determining What Makes Us Distinctive

CHAPTER 11 Health Psychology: Stress, Coping, and Well-Being
MODULE 34 Stress and Coping
MODULE 35 Psychological Aspects ofIllness and Well-Being
MODULE 36 Promoting Health and Wellness

CHAPTER 12 Psychological Disorders
MODULE 37 Normal Versus Abnormal: Making the Distinction
MODULE 38 The Major Psychological Disorders
MODULE 39 Psychological Disorders in Perspective

CHAPTER 13 Treatment of Psychological Disorders
MODULE 40 Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment
MODULE 41 Psychotherapy: Humanistic, Interpersonal, and Group Approaches to Treatment
MODULE 42 Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment

CHAPTER 14 Social Psychology
MODULE 43 Attitudes and Social Cognition
MODULE 44 Social Influence
MODULE 45 Prejudice and Discrimination
MODULE 46 Positive and Negative Social Behavior

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Diversity and Culture
Environmental Psychology and Sustainability 
Forensic Psychology
Industrial organizational Psychology