6 edition of The science of psychology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||BF77 .K53 2010b|
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|LC Control Number||2010034805|
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Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Chapter 1. Introducing Psychology. Psychology as a Science; The Evolution of Psychology: History, Approaches, and Questions; Chapter Summary; Chapter 2. Psychological Science. Psychologists Use the Scientific Method to Guide Their Research.
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This textbook presents core concepts common to introductory social psychology courses. The 8 units include 27 modules covering key social psych topics such as research methods, group processes, social influence, and relationships.
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Psychology is described as a science studying how hereditary (nature) and experiential (nurture) variables interact to influence the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of individuals.
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The science of social psychology investigates the ways other people affect our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is an exciting field of study because it is so familiar and relevant to our day-to-day lives.
Social psychologists study a wi Social psychologists are interested in the ways that other people affect thought, emotion, and behavior. The Brain and Psychology reports on recent findings of research on the brain. The book is organized into three parts.
Part I deals with the organization of the brain, including its structural and its functional organizations The discussions cover the anatomy, physiology, and chemistry of the brain; and the functional organization of the brain (the psychological and behavioral.
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In addition to seminars in the development of character, social psychology, and personality psychology, she has taught undergraduate lecture courses in introductory psychology, introduction to personality psychology, and social psychology.
At SMU, she received six different teaching awards, including the "M" award for "sustained excellence" in Brand: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. Views psychology - as a science and for exploring behavior. This book is built around the idea that students must study the discipline of psychology as a whole, that the sub-disciplines are intricately connected, and that human behavior is best understood by exploring its functioning state in addition to its potential dysfunctions/5.
The psychology of science is a branch of the studies of science defined most simply as the scientific study of scientific thought or behavior.
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Psychology is the study of thinking, and cognitive science is the interdisciplinary investigation of mind and intelligence that also includes philosophy, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology.
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In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos User Ratings: starsAverage User Rating See. Psychology is a relatively young science with its experimental roots in the 19th century, compared, for example, to human physiology, which dates much earlier.
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