Psychology

Psychology : An Introduction

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This text combines clarity, relevance, and a history of classroom success in a classic presentation of psychological principles and theories. Psychology 8e emphasizes human diversity, individual differences and presents an increased coverage of gender and ethnic diversity. Features: * Developmental Perspective is an overriding features of this text. It presents themes of heredity and environment, continuity and change, and context in behavior. * Emphasizes human diversity and individual differences and their relationship to the science of psychology. * Concise presentation that focuses on the core concepts of psychology. * Outstanding pedagogy that includes comprehensive chapter summaries organized by chapter sections. * Applied TEST YOURSELF questions appear at the end of each section and the answers appear at the end of each chapter. New to this edition: * Two new features highlight the authors' strengths: the first, LIFE SPAN PERSPECTIVE, addresses issues across the life span, drawing on Kagan's expertise as a leading researcher in developmental psychology, the other, PSYCHOLOGY AND THE MEDIA, highlights Segal's experience as a widely published writer.
* Increased coverage of gender and ethnic diversity. * Now includes a running glossary with a pronunciation guide. * New built-in STUDY GUIDE has been integrated into the text and provides additional student value. * INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL and TEST BANK have been revised extensively and expanded.
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  • Paperback | 764 pages
  • 204.2 x 253.7 x 30.5mm | 1,428.83g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 0155014765
  • 9780155014763

Table of contents

The Science and Practice of Psychology. Brain, Body and Behavior. Sensation and Perception. Learning: Basic Principles. Memory: How We Remember and Why We Forget. Language and Thought. Emotions, Drives and Motives. Intelligence and Personality. Stress, Coping and Health. Abnormal Behavior. Psychotherapy and Other Treatment Approaches. Infancy and Childhood. Adolescence, Adult Life and Old Age. Social Psychology: How We Relate to Each Other.
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