PSYCHOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF MIND AND BEHAVIOUR (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Utgivningsdatum
2019-03-21
Upplaga
4
Förlag
McGraw-Hill Education / Europe, Middle East & Africa
Medarbetare
Bremner, Andy / Sutherland, Ed / Vliek, Michael / Passer, Michael / Smith, Ronald
Dimensioner
272 x 225 x 38 mm
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2053 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780077189624
PSYCHOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF MIND AND BEHAVIOUR (häftad)

PSYCHOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF MIND AND BEHAVIOUR

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Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect new developments in the field. Its celebrated pedagogical design has been reinforced with key research, issues and offers an exciting and engaging introduction to the study of psychology.The scientific approach brings together international research, practical application and the levels of analysis framework to encourage critical thinking about psychology and its impact on our daily lives. Key features:Brand new! Psychology at Work interviews from Psychologists in the field provide a glimpse of their day-to-day work and the career path they have taken since completing a psychology degree. Research Close Ups reflect new research and literature as well as brand new critical thinking questions to increase analysis and evaluation of the findings. Core subject updates such as DSM-5 for psychological disorders. Current issues and hot topics such as, social media, prosociality, critical perspectives of positive psychology and coverage of the replication crisis to prompt debates on the questions facing psychologists today.Focus Arrow Boxes encourage critical analysis and application of the text.
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Michael W. Passer, Ph.D., coordinates the introductory psychology program at the University of Washington, which enrolls about 2,500 students per year, and also is the faculty coordinator of training for new teaching assistants (TAs). He received his bachelors degree from the University of Rochester and his PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a specialization in social psychology. Dr. Passer has been a faculty member at the University of Washington since 1977. A former Danforth Foundation Fellow and University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award finalist, Dr. Passer has had a career-long love of teaching. Each academic year he teaches introductory psychology twice and a required pre-major course in research methods. Dr. Passer developed and teaches a graduate course on the Teaching of Psychology, which prepares students for careers in the college classroom, and also has taught courses in social psychology and attribution theory. He has published more than 20 scientific articles and chapters, primarily in the areas of attribution, stress, and anxiety, and has taught the introductory psychology course for 20 years.



Ronald E. Smith, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Psychology Training at the University of Washington, where he also has served as Area Head of the Social Psychology and Personality area. He received his bachelors degree from Marquette University and his PhD from Southern Illinois University, where he had dual specializations in clinical and physiological psychology. His major research interests are in anxiety, stress and coping, and in performance enhancement research and intervention. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute for his contributions to the field of mental health. He has published more than 160 scientific articles and book chapters in his areas of interest and has authored or co-authored 23 books on introductory psychology, human performance enhancement, and personality, including Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integration, with Walter Mischel and Yuichi Shoda (Wiley, 2004). An award-winning teacher, he has more than 15 years of experience in teaching the introductory psychology course.

Innehållsförteckning

Chapter 1: The science of psychology

Chapter 2: Studying behaviour scientifically
Chapter 3: Evolution, genes, environment and behaviour
Chapter 4: The brain and behaviour
Chapter 5: Sensation and perception
Chapter 6: Consciousness
Chapter 7: Learning: the role of experience
Chapter 8: Memory
Chapter 9: Language and thinking
Chapter 10: Intelligence
Chapter 11: Motivation and emotion
Chapter 12: Lifespan development I: physical and cognitive development
Chapter 13: Lifespan development II: social and emotional development
Chapter 14: Personality
Chapter 15: Social thinking and behaviour
Chapter 16: Health psychology: adjusting to life
Chapter 17: Psychological disorders
Chapter 18: Treatment of psychological disorders