Themes and Variations
The ideal way to prepare for exams in your introductory psychology course or for psychology GREs! Developed by textbook author Wayne Weiten, this interactive CD-ROM includes illustrations, simulations, animations, and video clips that help you com...
Wayne Weiten has taught at the College of DuPage, Santa Clara University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division 2 of the American Psychological Association and the College of DuPage. A fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Midwestern Psychological Association, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology in 1991. Dr. Weiten also is a former president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. In 2006, one of the six national teaching awards given annually by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology was named in his honor. Dr. Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision-making, attribution theory, pressure as a form of stress and the technology of textbooks. A graduate of Bradley University, he received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1981.
1. The Evolution of Psychology.
2. The Research Enterprise in Psychology.
3. The Biological Bases of Behavior.
4. Sensation and Perception.
5. Variations in Consciousness.
7. Human Memory.
8. Cognition and Intelligence.
9. Motivation and Emotion.
10. Human Development Across the Life Span.
12. Social Behavior.
13. Stress, Coping, and Health.
14. Psychological Disorders.
15. Treatment of Psychological Disorders.
Appendix A: Answers to Concept Checks.
Appendix B: Statistical Methods.