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- Full title: PSYCH, 6th Edition
- Edition: 6th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Spencer A. Rathus
- ISBN: 9780357041215, 9780357041093
- Format: PDF
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Table of Contents of PSYCH, 6th Edition PDF ebook:
Brief ContentsContentsChapter 1: What Is Psychology?1-1 Psychology as a Science1-2 Historical Foundations of Psychology1-3 Contemporary Perspectives in Psychology1-4 How Psychologists Study Behavior and Mental Processes1-5 Methods of Research1-6 Ethics in Psychological Research1-7 Critical ThinkingChapter 2: Biology and Psychology2-1 The Nervous System: On Being Wired2-2 The Divisions of the Nervous System2-3 The Brain: Wider than the Sky2-4 A Voyage through the Brain2-5 The Cerebral Cortex2-6 The Endocrine System2-7 Evolution and HeredityChapter 3: Sensation and Perception3-1 Sensation and Perception3-2 Vision3-3 Visual Perception3-4 Hearing3-5 The Other Senses3-6 ESP: Is there Perception without Sensation?Chapter 4: Consciousness4-1 What Is Consciousness?4-2 Sleep and Dreams4-3 Altering Consciousness: Hypnosis, Meditation, and Biofeedback4-4 Altering Consciousness through Drugs4-5 Depressants4-6 Stimulants4-7 HallucinogenicsChapter 5: Learning5-1 Learning, Experience, and Change5-2 Classical Conditioning: Learning What is Linked to What5-3 Applications of Classical Conditioning5-4 Operant Conditioning: Learning What does What to What5-5 Applications of Operant Conditioning5-6 Cognitive Factors in LearningChapter 6: Memory: Remembrance of Things Pastand Future6-1 Kinds of Memory6-2 Processes of Memory6-3 Sensory Memory6-4 Short-Term Memory6-5 Long-Term Memory6-6 Forgetting6-7 The Biology of MemoryChapter 7: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence7-1 Thinking7-2 Language7-3 Language Development: The Two-Year Explosion7-4 Theories of Intelligence7-5 The Measurement of Intelligence7-6 Nature and Nurture in IntelligenceChapter 8: Motivation and Emotion8-1 The Psychology of Motivation8-2 Theories of Motivation8-3 Hunger8-4 Sexual Motivation and Sexual Orientation8-5 Achievement Motivation8-6 Emotion8-7 Theories of EmotionChapter 9: The Voyage through the Life Span9-1 Prenatal Development9-2 Childhood: Physical Development9-3 Childhood: Cognitive Development9-4 Childhood: Social and Emotional Development9-5 Adolescence9-6 Emerging Adulthood9-7 AdulthoodChapter 10: Personality: Theory and Measurement10-1 The Psychodynamic Perspective10-2 The Trait Perspective10-3 Learning-Theory Perspectives10-4 The Humanistic-Existential Perspective10-5 The Sociocultural Perspective10-6 Measurement of PersonalityChapter 11: Stress, Health, and Coping11-1 Stress: What it is, Where it Comes From11-2 Psychological Moderators of Stress11-3 Stress and the Body11-4 Psychology and Chronic Health ProblemsChapter 12: Psychological Disorders12-1 What Are Psychological Disorders?12-2 Anxiety Disorders12-3 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders12-4 Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders12-5 Dissociative Disorders12-6 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders12-7 Mood Disorders12-8 Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders12-9 Personality DisordersChapter 13: Methods of Therapy13-1 What Is Psychotherapy?13-2 Psychodynamic Therapies13-3 Humanistic Therapies13-4 Behavior Therapy13-5 Cognitive Therapies13-6 Group Therapies13-7 Does Psychotherapy Work?13-8 Biological TherapiesChapter 14: Social Psychology14-1 Attitudes14-2 Prejudice and Discrimination14-3 Attraction and Love14-4 Social Perception14-5 Social Influence14-6 Aggression14-7 Group BehaviorAppendix: StatisticsAnswers to Chapter Review QuestionsReferencesIndex