Psychology Frontiers and Applications

Hardcover | February 6, 2014

byMichael Passer, Ronald Smith, Michael Atkinson

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Psychology: Frontiers and Applications strikes a balance between scientific integrity and student friendliness, introducing students to psychology as a science while highlighting its relevance to their lives and society. The 5th Canadian edition further promotes critical thinking through 2 provocative new features - Thinking Critically, Myth VS Reality, and the focus on currency is evident in the thoroughly updated statistics, theories, and cases.

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Psychology: Frontiers and Applications strikes a balance between scientific integrity and student friendliness, introducing students to psychology as a science while highlighting its relevance to their lives and society. The 5th Canadian edition further promotes critical thinking through 2 provocative new features - Thinking Critically...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 6, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070877416

ISBN - 13:9780070877412

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Psychology: The Science of Behaviour

Chapter 2: Studying Behaviour Scientifically

Chapter 3: Biological Foundations of Behaviour

Chapter 4: Genes, Evolution, and Behaviour

Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception

Chapter 6: States of Consciousness

Chapter 7: Learning and Adaptation: The Role of Experience

Chapter 8: Memory

Chapter 9: Language and Thought

Chapter 10: Intelligence

Chapter 11: Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 12: Development over the Life Span

Chapter 13: Behaviour in a Social Context

Chapter 14: Personality

Chapter 15: Stress, Health, and Coping

Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders

Chapter 17: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Appendix: Statistics in Psychology

Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index