Psychology: An Introduction

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9780155014763: Psychology: An Introduction

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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1. The Science and Practice of Psychology. 2. Brain, Body, and Behavior. 3. Sensing and Perceiving. 4. Conditioning and Learning. 5. Remembering and Forgetting. 6. Language and Thought. 7. Intelligence and its Assessment. 8. Emotion and Motivation. 9. Personality and its Assessment. 10. Human Development: Conception Through Childhood. 11. Adolescence, Adulthood, and Death. 12. Stress, Coping and Well-Being. 13. Mental and Behavioral Disorders. 14. Treatment Approaches for Mental and Behavioral Disorders. 15. Social Psychology.

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Jerome Kagan, Julius Segal
Published by Harcourt College Pub (1994)
ISBN 10: 0155014765 ISBN 13: 9780155014763
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