Psychology: The Science Of Mind And Behavior: The Science of Mind and Behavior

Hardcover | July 22, 2010

byMichael Passer, Ronald Smith

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Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior imparts students with a scientific understanding of the field of psychology while showing them the impact on their day-to-day existence. A simple conceptual framework within the text emphasizes relations between biological, psychological, and environmental levels of analysis and portrays the focus of modern psychology. Through a variety of features, the text challenges students to think critically about psychology as a science and its impact on their lives.

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Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior imparts students with a scientific understanding of the field of psychology while showing them the impact on their day-to-day existence. A simple conceptual framework within the text emphasizes relations between biological, psychological, and environmental levels of analysis and portrays the...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 11.1 × 9 × 1.3 inPublished:July 22, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073532126

ISBN - 13:9780073532127

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology

Chapter 2: Studying Behavior Scientifically

Chapter 3: Genes, Environment, and Behavior

Chapter 4: The Brain and Behavior

Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception

Chapter 6: States of Consciousness

Chapter 7: Learning: The Role of Experience

Chapter 8: Memory

Chapter 9: Language and Thinking

Chapter 10: Intelligence

Chapter 11: Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 12: Development Over the Life Span

Chapter 13: Personality

Chapter 14: Health and Well-Being

Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders

Chapter 16: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Chapter 17: Social Thinking and Behavior