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Psychology and Your Life, 2/e

Robert S. Feldman, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

ISBN: 007340313x
Copyright year: 2013

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: Introduction to Psychology

Module 1 Psychologists at Work

Module 2 A Science Evolves: The Past, the Present, and the Future

Module 3 Research in Psychology

Module 4 Research Challenges: Exploring the Process

CHAPTER TWO: Neuroscience and Behavior

Module 5 Neurons: The Basic Elements of Behavior

Module 6 The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating within the Body

Module 7 The Brain

CHAPTER THREE: Sensation and Perception

Module 8 Sensing the World Around Us

Module 9 Vision: Shedding Light on the Eye

Module 10 Hearing and the Other Senses

Module 11 Perceptual Organization: Constructing Our View of the World

CHAPTER FOUR: States of Consciousness

Module 12 Sleep and Dreams

Module 13 Hypnosis and Meditation

Module 14 Drug Use: The Highs and Lows of Consciousness


Module 15 Classical Conditioning

Module 16 Operant Conditioning

Module 17 Cognitive Approaches to Learning

CHAPTER SIX: Thinking: Memory, Cognition, and Language

Module 18 The Foundations of Memory

Module 19 Recall and Forgetting

Module 20 Thinking, Reasoning, and Problem Solving

Module 21 Language

CHAPTER SEVEN: Motivation and Emotion

Module 22 Explaining Motivation

Module 23 Human Needs and Motivation: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring

Module 24 Understanding Emotional Experiences

CHAPTER EIGHT: Development

Module 25 Nature and Nurture, and Prenatal Development

Module 26 Infancy and Childhood

Module 27 Adolescence: Becoming an Adult

Module 28 Adulthood

CHAPTER NINE: Personality and Individual Differences

Module 29 Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality

Module 30 Trait, Learning, Biological and Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality

Module 31 Assessing Personality: Determining What Makes Us Distinctive

Module 32 Intelligence

CHAPTER TEN: Psychological Disorders

Module 33 Normal versus Abnormal: Making the Distinction

Module 34 The Major Psychological Disorders

Module 35 Psychological Disorders in Perspective

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Module 36 Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment

Module 37 Psychotherapy: Humanistic and Group Approaches to Treatment

Module 38 Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment

CHAPTER TWELVE: Social Psychology

Module 39 Attitudes and Social Cognition

Module 40 Social Influence and Groups

Module 41 Prejudice and Discrimination

Module 42 Positive and Negative Social Behavior

Module 43 Stress and Coping

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