Understanding Psychology, Student Edition

Hardcover | January 11, 2002

byMcGraw-Hill Education

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Connect complex psychological concepts to real life

Understanding Psychology simplifies complex psychological concepts for students. The program’s philosophy is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with hands-on activities, case studies, current issues, and readings about the field of psychology.

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Connect complex psychological concepts to real lifeUnderstanding Psychology simplifies complex psychological concepts for students. The program’s philosophy is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with hands-on activities, case studies, current issues, and read...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.3 × 8.3 × 1.2 inPublished:January 11, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078285712

ISBN - 13:9780078285714

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Approaches to Psychology

  • Introducing Psychology

  • Psychological Research Methods and Statistics

Unit 2 The Life Span

  • Infancy and Childhood

  • Adolescence

  • Adulthood and Old Age

Unit 3 The Workings of Mind and Body

  • Body and Behavior

  • Altered States of Consciousness

  • Sensation and Perception

Unit 4 Learning and Cognitive Processes

  • Learning: Principles and Applications

  • Memory and Thought

  • Thinking and Language

  • Motivation and Emotion

Unit 5 Personality and Individuality

  • Psychological Testing

  • Theories of Personality

Unit 6 Adjustment and Breakdown

  • Stress and Health

  • Psychological Disorders

  • Therapy and Change

Unit 7 Social Psychology

  • Individual Interaction

  • Group Interaction

  • Attitudes and Social Influence

  • Psychology: Present and Future

Skills Handbook

Glossary

Index

References