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  • Pearson Education (US)
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  • 0130487325
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RESEARCH METHODS. The Experimental Method. Correlational Studies. Observational Studies. Statistics. BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR. Major Brain Structures and Functions. Chemical Messengers. Neurons and Neural Impulses. Hemispheric Specialization. Basic Genetics. Evolution and Natural Selection. SENSATION AND PERCEPTION. Structures of the Human Eye. Structures of the Human Ear. Depth Perception. Gestalt Principles. Perceptual Illusions. STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS. Stages of Sleep. Psychoactive Drugs and Their Effects. LEARNING. Classical Conditioning. Operant Conditioning. MEMORY. Interference--A Theory of Forgetting. Measuring Memory-Recall vs. Recognition. Information-Processing Model of Memory. Mnemonics. COGNITION. Obstacles to Problem-Solving. Algorithms and Heuristics. MOTIVATION & EMOTION. Facial Expressions of Emotion. DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFESPAN. Piaget's Conservation Tasks. PERSONALITY. Heritability and Personality. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. Prejudice. Conformity. Attributions. HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. Stress and Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome. Stress and the Immune more