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Understanding Psychology

Understanding Psychology - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0078285714

Cover of Understanding Psychology 03 (ISBN 978-0078285714)
ISBN13: 978-0078285714
ISBN10: 0078285712
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.
Published: 2003
International: No

List price: $119.50

Understanding Psychology - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0078285714

Richard A. Kasschau

ISBN13: 978-0078285714
ISBN10: 0078285712
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Philosophy The overall philosophy of Understanding Psychology is to bring complex psychological concepts to students' lives. The goal of this program is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and even exciting-making it approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with: hands-on activities case studies current issues and readings about the field of psychology.

The Understanding Psychology program was designed to help students understand how this subject is part of their day-to-day lives.

Research Research in assessment and APA literature was reviewed. The program's authors, academic consultants, and experienced Social Studies educators, reviewed the assessment plan for Understanding Psychology. Understanding Psychology includes a variety of assessment instruments to support instruction. The test booklet provides three-part chapter tests-Matching, Multiple Choice, and Essay

Changes for 2003 Updated statistical information in many charts/graphs Updated references to recent psychological studies/experiments New Readings in Psychology feature New TIME Reports features Attention to the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks

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