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Exploring Psychology in Modules

David G. Myers (Hope College) , C. Nathan DeWall (University of Kentucky)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-5438-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-5438-6; Format: Paper Text, 896 pages

Time Management: Or, How to Be a Good Student and Still Have a Life

THINKING CRITICALLY WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Module 1 The History and Scope of Psychology

Module 2 Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions

THE BIOLOGY OF BEHAVIOR

Module 3 Neural and Hormonal Systems

Module 4 Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures

Module 5 The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain

Module 6 Genetics, Evolutionary Psychology, and Behavior

CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE TWO-TRACK MIND

Module 7 Consciousness: Some Basic Concepts

Module 8 Sleep and Dreams

Module 9 Drugs and Consciousness

DEVELOPING THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN

Module 10 Developmental Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn

Module 11 Infancy and Childhood

Module 12 Adolescence

Module 13 Adulthood

SEX, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

Module 14 Gender Development

Module 15 Human Sexuality

SENSATION AND PERCEPTION

Module 16 Basic Concepts of Sensation and Perception

Module 17 Vision: Sensory and Perceptual Processing

Module 18 The Nonvisual Senses

LEARNING

Module 19 Basic Learning Concepts and Classical Conditioning

Module 20 Operant Conditioning

Module 21 Biology, Cognition, and Learning

MEMORY

Module 22 Studying and Encoding Memories

Module 23 Storing and Retrieving Memories

Module 24 Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory

THINKING, LANGUAGE, AND INTELLIGENCE

Module 25 Thinking

Module 26 Language and Thought

Module 27 Intelligence and Its Assessment

Module 28 Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence

MOTIVATION AND EMOTION

Module 29 Basic Motivational Concepts, Affiliation, and Achievement

Module 30 Hunger

Module 31 Theories and Physiology of Emotion

Module 32 Expressing and Experiencing Emotion

STRESS, HEALTH, AND HUMAN FLOURISHING

Module 33 Stress and Illness

Module 34 Health and Happiness

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Module 35 Social Thinking and Social Influence

Module 36 Antisocial Relations

Module 37 Prosocial Relations

PERSONALITY

Module 38 Classic Perspectives on Personality

Module 39 Contemporary Perspectives on Personality

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

Module 40 Basic Concepts of Psychological Disorders

Module 41 Anxiety Disorders, OCD, and PTSD

Module 42 Depressive Disorders and Bipolar Disorder

Module 43 Schizophrenia and Other Disorders

THERAPY

Module 44 Introduction to Therapy and the Psychological Therapies

Module 45 The Biomedical Therapies and Preventing Psychological Disorders

APPENDIX A

Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life

APPENDIX B

Psychology at Work

APPENDIX C

Subfields of Psychology

APPENDIX D

Complete Module Reviews

APPENDIX E

Answers to Experience the Testing Effect Questions