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Psychology: 9th Edition in Modules (Hardback)

Psychology: 9th Edition in Modules (Hardback) - 9th edition

Psychology: 9th Edition in Modules (Hardback) - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9781429216388

ISBN10: 1429216387

Psychology: 9th Edition in Modules (Hardback) by David G. Myers - ISBN 9781429216388
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Inc.
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Psychology: 9th Edition in Modules (Hardback) by David G. Myers - ISBN 9781429216388

ISBN13: 9781429216388

ISBN10: 1429216387

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 10

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Through five editions of this best-selling text, David Myers has guided millions of students through their introduction of psychology. The tour always includes the latest research and teaching innovations, and is always marked by Myers' genuine love of communicating the field's major ideas to an uninitiated audience. The Ninth Edition combines hallmark features (clear, compelling narrative; an integrated critical thinking theme; a superior art program) with responsive and engaging new features and a variety of spectacular, new media supplements.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Introduction to the History and Science of Psychology
Module 1 The Story of Psychology
Module 2 Thinking Critically With Psychological Science
Module 3 Research Strategies: How Psychologists
Ask and Answer Questions

The Biology of Mind
Module 4 Neural and Hormonal Systems
Module 5 Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures
Module 6 The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain

Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind
Module 7 The Brain and Consciousness
Module 8 Sleep and Dreams
Module 9 Hypnosis
Module 10 Drugs and Consciousness

Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity
Module 11 Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology
Module 12 Environmental Influences on Behavior Developing Through the Life Span
Module 13 Prenatal Development and the Newborn
Module 14 Infancy and Childhood
Module 15 Adolescence
Module 16 Adulthood, and Reflections on Developmental Issues Sensation and Perception
Module 17 Introduction to Sensation and Perception
Module 18 Vision
Module 19 Hearing
Module 20 Other Senses
Module 21 Perceptual Organization
Module 22 Perceptual Interpretation

Module 23 Classical Conditioning
Module 24 Operant Conditioning
Module 25 Learning by Observation

Module 26 Introduction to Memory
Module 27 Encoding: Getting Information In
Module 28 Storage: Retaining Information
Module 29 Retrieval: Getting Information Out
Module 30 Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory

Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Module 31 Thinking
Module 32 Language and Thought
Module 33 Introduction to Intelligence
Module 34 Assessing Intelligence
Module 35 Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence

Motivation and Work
Module 36 Introduction to Motivation
Module 37 Hunger
Module 38 Sexual Motivation and the Need to Belong
Module 39 Motivation at Work

Emotions, Stress, and Health
Module 40 Introduction to Emotion
Module 41 Expressed Emotion
Module 42 Experienced Emotion
Module 43 Stress and Health
Module 44 Promoting Health

Module 45 The Psychoanalytic Perspective
Module 46 The Humanistic Perspective
Module 47 Contemporary Research on Personality

Psychological Disorders
Module 48 Introduction to Psychological Disorders
Module 49 Anxiety Disorders
Module 50 Dissociative, Personality, and Somatoform Disorders
Module 51 Mood Disorders
Module 52 Schizophrenia

Module 53 The Psychological Therapies
Module 54 Evaluating Psychotherapies
Module 55 The Biomedical Therapies

Social Psychology
Module 56 Social Thinking
Module 57 Social Influence
Module 58 Antisocial Relations
Module 59 Prosocial Relations

Appendix A: Careers in Psychology by Jennifer Zwolinski, University of San Diego
Appendix B: Answers to Test Yourself Questions