Psychology: A Modular Approach by John O. MittererPsychology: A Modular Approach by John O. Mitterer

Psychology: A Modular Approach

byJohn O. Mitterer, Dennis Coon, Tanya S. Martini

Hardcover | January 23, 2015

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Psychology: A Modular Approach is an adaptation of the best-selling text by renowned authors and educators John O. Mitterer and Dennis Coon. This first Canadian edition, adapted by Brock University's Tanya Martini, continues to combine the highly effective SQ4R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Reflect, Review) active learning system, an engaging style, appealing visuals, and detailed coverage of core topics and cutting-edge research in one remarkable, comprehensive text. Current and relevant to students studying in Canada, this new edition builds on the proven modular format, extensive special features, and teaching and learning tools integrated throughout the text. While the text provides a broad overview of essential psychology topics ideal for introductory courses, its modular design also readily supports more specialized curricula, allowing instructors to use the self-contained instructional units in any combination and order.
John O. Mitterer holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from McMaster University. He has taught psychology at Brock University to more than 25,000 psychology students. Mitterer was the recipient of the 2003 Brock University Distinguished Teaching Award, a 2003 Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Teaching Awa...
Title:Psychology: A Modular ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:848 pages, 11.2 × 9.25 × 1.25 inPublished:January 23, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Module 1: How to Study PsychologyModule 2: Introducing Psychology: Psychology, Critical Thinking, and ScienceModule 3: Introducing Psychology: Psychology Then and NowModule 4: Introducing Psychology: Experimental StudiesModule 5: Introducing Psychology: Nonexperimental StudiesModule 6: Psychology in Action: Thinking Critically about the MediaModule 7: Brain and Behaviour: Neurons and the Nervous System Module 8: Brain and Behaviour: Brain ResearchModule 9: Brain and Behaviour: Hemispheres and Lobes of the CortexModule 10: Brain and Behaviour: Subcortex and Endocrine SystemModule 11: Psychology in Action: HandednessModule 12: Human Development: Heredity and EnvironmentModule 13: Human Development: Language, Emotional, and Social Development in ChildhoodModule 14: Human Development: Cognitive and Moral Development in ChildhoodModule 15: Human Development: Adolescence and AdulthoodModule 16: Psychology in Action: Well-Being and HappinessModule 17: Sensation and Perception: Sensory ProcessesModule 18: Sensation and Perception: VisionModule 19: Sensation and Perception: The Other SensesModule 20: Sensation and Perception: Perceptual ProcessesModule 21: Sensation and Perception: Perception and ObjectivityModule 22: Psychology in Action: Extrasensory PerceptionModule 23: Consciousness: States of ConsciousnessModule 24: Consciousness: Sleep and DreamsModule 25: Consciousness: Psychoactive DrugsModule 26: Psychology in Action: Exploring and Using DreamsModule 27: Conditioning and Learning: Associative and Cognitive LearningModule 28: Conditioning and Learning: Classical ConditioningModule 29: Conditioning and Learning: Operant ConditioningModule 30: Conditioning and Learning: Reinforcement and Punishment in DetailModule 31: Psychology in Action: Behavioural Self-ManagementModule 32: Memory: Memory SystemsModule 33: Memory: Measuring MemoryModule 34: Memory: ForgettingModule 35: Memory: Superior MemoryModule 36: Psychology in Action: MnemonicsModule 37: Cognition and Intelligence: Modes of ThoughtModule 38: Cognition and Intelligence: IntelligenceModule 39: Cognition and Intelligence: Decision MakingModule 40: Cognition and Intelligence: Problem SolvingModule 41: Psychology in Action: Enhancing CreativityModule 42: Motivation and Emotion: Overview of Motives and EmotionsModule 43: Motivation and Emotion: Motivation in DetailModule 44: Motivation and Emotion: Emotion in DetailModule 45: Psychology in Action: Emotional IntelligenceModule 46: Human Sexuality: Sexual Development and OrientationModule 47: Human Sexuality: Gender Development, Androgyny, and Gender VarianceModule 48: Human Sexuality: Sexual Behaviour, Response, and AttitudesModule 49: Psychology in Action: Sexual ProblemsModule 50: Personality: Overview of PersonalityModule 51: Personality: Trait TheoriesModule 52: Personality: Psychoanalytic and Humanistic TheoriesModule 53: Personality: Behavioural and Social Learning TheoriesModule 54: Psychology in Action: Understanding ShynessModule 55: Health Psychology: Overview of Health PsychologyModule 56: Health Psychology: StressorsModule 57: Health Psychology: Coping with StressModule 58: Health Psychology: Stress and HealthModule 59: Psychology in Action: Stress ManagementModule 60: Psychological Disorders: Normality and PsychopathologyModule 61: Psychological Disorders: Psychosis, Delusional Disorders, and SchizophreniaModule 62: Psychological Disorders: Mood DisordersModule 63: Psychological Disorders: Anxiety-Related Disorders and Personality DisordersModule 64: Psychology in Action: SuicideModule 65: Therapies: Treating Psychological DistressModule 66: Therapies: Psychodynamic and Humanistic Experiential TherapiesModule 67: Therapies: Behavioural and Cognitive TherapiesModule 68: Therapies: Medical TherapiesModule 69: Psychology in Action: Facing Mental Health IssuesModule 70: Social Psychology: Social Behaviour and CognitionModule 71: Social