this book's scientific approach, which brings together international research, practical application and the levels of analysis framework, encourages critical thinking about psychology and its impact on our daily lives.
Det finns 3 recensioner av Psychology. Sätt betyg och recensera.
Cecilia Bladh, 13 maj 2013
Min favoritbok under hela (hittills) studiegången. Den innehåller lite grann av allt och har många och framför allt tydliga exempel på olika psykologiska fenomen som underlättar för förståelsen av ämnet.
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- Häftad (paperback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 1072
- Utg.datum: 2012-03-01
- Upplaga: 2
- Förlag: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
- Medarbetare: Bremner, Andy / Sutherland, Ed / Vliek, Michael / Passer, Michael W. / Smith, Ronald E
- Dimensioner: 272 x 226 x 34 mm
- Vikt: 1882 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- ISBN: 9780077136406
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Bloggat om Psychology
Michael W. Passer coordinates the introductory psychology program at the University of Washington, which enrolls more than 3,000 students per year. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Rochester, his Ph.D. from UCLA in social psychology, and has been a faculty member at the University of Washington since 1977. A former Danforth Foundation Fellow and U.W. Distinguished Teaching Award finalist, Dr. Passer has had a career-long love of teaching. He teaches introductory psychology twice yearly and also has taught courses in research methods, social psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, and attribution theory. Dr. Passer developed and annually offers a graduate course on Teaching of Psychology, which prepares students for their careers in the college classroom. He has published over 20 scientific articles and chapters, primarily in the areas of attribution, stress, and anxiety.
Ronald E. Smith is Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he has served as Director of Clinical Psychology Training and as Head of the Social Psychology and Personality area. He received his Bachelors degree from Marquette University and his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Smith has held faculty positions at Purdue University and at Washington, as well as visiting appointments at Marquette University, the University of Hawaii, the University of New Mexico, and UCLA. His major research interests are in personality, stress and coping, and in performance enhancement research and intervention. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Past President of the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology. He has published more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters in his areas of interest and has authored or co-authored 19 books on introductory psychology, stress and stress management, sport psychology, and human performance enhancement.
1 The science of psychology
2 Studying behaviour scientifically
3 Genes, environment and behaviour
4 The brain and behaviour
5 Sensation and perception
7 Learning: the role of experience
9 Language and thinking
11 Motivation and emotion
12 Lifespan development I: physical and cognitive development
13 Lifespan development II: social and emotional development
14 Social thinking and behaviour
16 Health psychology: adjusting to life
17 Psychological disorders
18 Treatment of psychological disorders