Summary: From his teaching and writing experiences, David Myers has concluded that students digest material more easily when it is presented in smaller portions. Ask students whether they would prefer a 700-page book to be organized as 14 50-page chapters or as 55 14-page chapters and their answers will approach a consensus: students prefer shorter chapters. Acting on this belief, Myers created a modular iteration of his best-selling text, Psychology, which breaks down the 18
chapters of Psychology into 58 short modules. The Eighth Edition reflects the author's continuing drive to discover the most effective way to communicate psychology's major ideas to an uninitiated audience.
Summary: From his teaching and writing experiences, David Myers has concluded that students digest material more easily when it is presented in smaller portions. Ask students whether they would prefer a 700-page book to be organized as 14 50-page chapters or as 55 14-page chapters and their answers will approach a consensus: students prefer shorter chapters. Acting on this belief, Myers created a modular iteration of his best-selling text, Psychology, which breaks down the 18 chapters of Psychology into 58 short modules. The Eighth Edition reflects the author's continuing drive to discover the most effective way to communicate psychology's major ideas to an uninitiated audience. ...show less
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Introduction to the History and Science of Psychology
Module 1. The History and Scope of Psychology Module 2. Thinking Critically with Psychological Science Module 3. Research Strategies. How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions
Neuroscience and Behavior
Module 4. Neural and Hormonal Systems Module 5. The Brain Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity Module 6. Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology Module 7. Environmental Influences on Behavior, and Reflections on Nature and Nurture
Development Through the Life Span
Module 8. Prenatal Development and the Newborn Module 9. Infancy and Childhood Module 10. Adolescence Module 11. Adulthood, and Reflections on Developmental Issues
Sensation and Perception
Module 12. Introduction to Sensation and Perception Module 13. Vision Module 14. Hearing Module 15. Other Senses Module 16. Perceptual Organization Module 17. Perceptual Interpretation
States of Consciousness
Module 18. Waking and Sleeping Rhythms Module 19. Hypnosis Module 20. Drugs and Consciousness
Module 24. Introduction to Memory Module 25. Encoding. Getting Information In Module 26. Storage. Retaining Information Module 27. Retrieval. Getting Information Out Module 28. Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Applying Memory Principles to Your Own Education
Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Module 29. Thinking Module 30. Language and Thought Module 31. Introduction to Intelligence Module 32. Assessing Intelligence Module 33. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence
Motivation and Work
Module 34. Introduction to Motivation Module 35. Hunger Module 36. Sexual Motivation and the Need to Belong Module 37. Motivation at Work
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