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- Full title: PSYCH, 7th Edition
- Edition: 7th
- Copyright year: 2022
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Spencer A. Rathus
- ISBN: 9780357299012, 9780357378441
- Format: PDF
Description of PSYCH, 7th Edition:
Learn about psychology YOUR Way with Rathus’ PSYCH, 7th edition! Reflecting the latest developments from the field, this easy-reference textbook presents key issues in psychology through visually engaging chapters. Throughout the new edition, inspiring quotes from psychologists, authors and celebrities motivate you to dive deeper, while Truth-or-Fiction questions enable you to check your progress and expand your understanding of important concepts. PSYCH engages students of all generations and learning styles — helping you think critically about Introductory/General Psychology.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of PSYCH, 7th 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: Critical Thinking1-7: Ethics in Psychological ResearchChapter 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 Past-and 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: Intelligence: Just What Is It?7-5: 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, Sexual Behavior, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity8-5: Achievement Motivation8-6: Emotion8-7: Theories of EmotionChapter 9: The Voyage Through the Lifespan9-1: 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: Resilience11-3: Stress and the Body11-4: Cognitive Appraisal and Coping11-5: Emotion-Focused Coping11-6: Problem-Focused CopingChapter 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: Schizophrenia12-9: 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