Psychology: The Adaptive Mind by D. Stephen LindsayPsychology: The Adaptive Mind by D. Stephen Lindsay

Psychology: The Adaptive Mind

byD. Stephen Lindsay, Delroy L. Paulhus, James S. Nairne

Hardcover | December 20, 2006

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Psychology, The Adaptive Mind, Third Canadian Edition, is an engaging and thought-provoking introduction to the discipline of psychology. With interesting and stimulating examples, the text uses a unique problem-solving framework to illustrate how particular behaviours, cognitive processes, and emotions help people adapt to solve problems and overcome challenges. This groundbreaking approach is able to effectively present the "science" of psychology in a way that is both understandable and insightful. Psychology: The Adaptive Mind is a textbook that helps students make the connection between science and the relevance of psychological concepts to everyday problem
James S. Nairne is the winner of the 2001 Charles P. Murphy award, a lifetime teaching award at Purdue University, which at the time had not been awarded to a psychologist for over 30 years. This award reflects Nairne's record of success as a committed teacher and researcher, including the receipt of Purdue's highest teaching award as ...
Title:Psychology: The Adaptive MindFormat:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 11 × 9.2 × 1.5 inPublished:December 20, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176424083

ISBN - 13:9780176424084

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Psychology 2. The Tactics of Psychological Research 3. Biological Processes 4. Sensation and Perception 5. Consciousness 6. Learning from Experience 7. Memory 8. Thought and Language 9. Intelligence 10. Human Development 11. Motivation and Emotion 12. Personality 13. Social Psychology 14. Psychological Disorders 15. Therapy 16. Stress and Health Appendix A Statistics