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Psychology -Text Only - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131689817

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ISBN13: 978-0131689817
ISBN10: 0131689819
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

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Psychology -Text Only - 8TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131689817

Carole Wade and Carol Tavris

ISBN13: 978-0131689817
ISBN10: 0131689819
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

For one-semester introductory psychology courses in both two- and four-year colleges.

The biomedical revolution is having an enormous impact on the study of psychology. As a result of findngs by behavioral genetics, neuroscience and the availability of new biotechnologies, the study of human behavior is experiencing an exciting transformation. Wade and Tavris present the most innovative response with exciting new features and a fully integrated media resources. In addition to presenting a comprehensive and truly engaging overview of the diverse field of psychology, Wade and Tavris' Psychology, Eighth Edition goes further. Through a careful and systematic presentation, modeling, and reinforcement of good scientific and critical thinking, Wade and Tavris' aim is to help your students assess and understand matters of direct relevance to their own health, well-being, and happiness. Indeed, helping your students become good scientific and critical thinkers is Wade and Tavris' most passionate concern!

Table of Contents

I. AN INVITATION TO PSYCHOLOGY.

1. What Is Psychology?

2. How Psychologists Do Research.

II. BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR.

3. Genes, Evolution, and Environment.

4. The Brain: Source of Mind and Self.

5. Body Rhythms and Mental States.

6. Sensation and Perception.

III. THE ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR.

7. Learning and Conditioning.

8. Behavior in Social and Cultural Context.

IV. THINKING AND FEELING.

9. Thinking and Intelligence.

10. Memory.

11. Emotion.

12. Motivation.

V. THE DEVELOPING PERSON.

13. Theories of Personality.

14. Development Over the Lifespan.

VI. HEALTH AND DISORDER.

15. Health, Stress, and Coping.

16. Psychological Disorders.

17. Approaches to Treatment and Therapy.

EPILOGUE: TAKING PSYCHOLOGY WITH YOU.

Appendix: Statistical Methods.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Credits.

Name Index.

Subject Index.