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Psychology

Psychology - 9th edition

Psychology - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780132387385

ISBN10: 0132387387

Psychology by Carole Wade and Carol Tavris - ISBN 9780132387385
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Psychology by Carole Wade and Carol Tavris - ISBN 9780132387385

ISBN13: 9780132387385

ISBN10: 0132387387

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 08

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Summary

Well-known for its pioneering focus on the development of critical thinking skills crucial to students' success in college and in later life, Psychology by Wade & Tavris is also widely regarded for the liveliness, warmth, and clarity of its writing style. Continuing its tradition of integrating gender, culture, and ethnicity throughout the text, Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the field.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

AN INVITATION TO PSYCHOLOGY.

1. The Science of Psychology.
2. How Psychologists Do Research.

BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR.

3. Evolution, Genes, and Behavior.
4. Neurons, Hormones, and the Brain.
5. Body Rhythms and Mental States.
6. Sensation and Perception.

THE ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR.

7. Learning and Conditioning.
8. Behavior in Social and Cultural Context.

THINKING AND FEELING.

9. Thinking and Intelligence.
10. Memory.
11. Emotion.
12. Motivation.

THE DEVELOPING PERSON.

13. Theories of Personality.
14. Development Over the Lifespan.

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

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