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Table of Contents
In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents
2. Full Table of Contents
1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 The Science of Psychology
Chapter 2 The Biological Perspective
Chapter 3 Sensation and Perception
Chapter 4 Learning
Chapter 5 Memory
Chapter 6 Consciousness and Cognition
Chapter 7 Development Across the Life Span
Chapter 8 Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 9 Stress and Health
Chapter 10 Social Psychology
Chapter 11 Theories of Personality and Intelligence
Chapter 12 Psychological Disorders
Chapter 13 Psychological Therapies
2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
What is Psychology?
Psychology Then: The History of Psychology
Psychology Now: Modern Perspectives
Psychological Professionals and Areas of Specialization
Psychology: The Scientific Methodology
Ethics of Psychological Research
Chapter 2: The Biological Perspective
An Overview of the Nervous System
Neurons and Nerves: Building the Network
The Central Nervous System- The "Central Processing Unit"
The Peripheral Nervous System- Nerves on the Edge
Distant Connections: The Endocrine Glands
Looking Inside the Brain
From the Bottom Up: The Structures of the Brain
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
The ABCs of Sensation
The Science of Seeing
The Hearing Sense: Can You Hear Me Now?
Chemical Senses: It tastes Good, But It Smells Even Better
Somesthetic Senses: What the Body Knows
The ABCs of Perception
Chapter 4: Learning
Definition of Learning
It Makes Your Mouth Water: Classical Conditioning
What's in It for Me? Operant Conditioning
Cognitive Learning Theory
Chapter 5: Memory
Three Processes of Memory
Models of Memory
The Information-Processing Model: Three Stages of Memory
Getting It Out: Retrieval of Long-Term Memories
The Reconstructive Nature of Long-Term Memory Retrieval: How Reliable Are Memories?
What Were We Talking About? Forgetting
Neuroscience of Memory
Chapter 6: Consciousness and Cognition
What is Consciousness?
Altered States: Sleep
How People Think
Chapter 7: Development Across the Life Span
Issues in Studying Human Development
The Basic Building Blocks of Development
The embryonic Period
The Fetal Period: Grow, Baby, Grow
Infancy and Childhood Development
Baby, Can You See Me? Baby, Can You Hear Me? Sensory Development
Chapter 8: Motivation and Emotion
Approaches to Understanding Motivation
Psychoactive Drugs and Addiction
Chapter 9: Stress and Health
Stress and Stressors
Physiological Factors: Stress and Health
Stress, Hunger, and Eating Disorders
Stress and Sexual Dysfunction
Coping with Stress
Chapter 10: Social Psychology
Social Influence: Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience
Social Cognition: Attitudes, Impression Formation, and Attribution
Social Interaction: Prejudice, Love, and Aggression
Liking and Loving: Interpersonal Attraction
Aggression and Prosocial Behavior
Chapter 11: Theories of Personality and Intelligence
Theories of Personality and Intelligence
The Man and the Couch: Sigmund Freud and Psychodynamic Perspective
The Behaviorist and Social Cognitive Views of Personality
The Third Force: Humanism and Personality
Trait Theories: Who Are You?
Assessment of Personality
The Biology of Personality and Intelligence: Behavioral Genetics
Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders
What is Abnormality?
Models of Abnormality
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)
Anxiety Disorders: What, Me Worry?
Mood Disorders: The Effect of Affect
Schizophrenia: Altered Reality
Chapter 13: Psychological Therapies
Two Kinds of Therapy
The Early Days: Ice-Water Baths and Electric Shocks
Humanistic Therapies: To Err is Human
Behavior Therapies: Learning One's Way to Better Behavior
Cognitive Therapies: Thinking is Believing
Group Therapies: Not for the Shy
Does Psychotherapy Really Work?
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