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Psychology themes and variations

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  • Author: Weiten, Wayne
    Contributor: Halpern, Diane F.; McCann, Douglas
    Edition: 2nd Canadian ed
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    2009
    Summary:

    This book helps you experience the excitement of this fascinating field, while helping you study and retain what you learn Filled with practical ways that you can apply psychology to your everyday life, this best-selling psychology textbook is an experience in learning that you'll remember long after you complete your introductory psychology course. "Critical Thinking Applications" in every chapter give you specific critical thinking strategies you can apply to what you read. Every chapter of this book offers tools to help you focus on what's important-showing you how to study in ways that help you retain information and do your very best on exams.

    Contents:
    • Chapter One: The Evolution of Psychology Chapter Two: The Research Enterprise in Psychology Chapter Three: The Biological Bases of Behaviour Chapter Four: Sensation and Perception Chapter Five: Variations in Consciousness Chapter Six: Learning Chapter Seven: Human Memory Chapter Eight: Language and Thought Chapter Nine: Intelligence and Psychological Testing Chapter Ten: Motivation and Emotion Chapter Eleven: Human Development Across the Life Span Chapter Twelve: Personality: Theory, Research and Assessment Chapter Thirteen: Stress, Coping and Health Chapter Fourteen: Psychological Disorders Chapter Fifteen: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Chapter Sixteen: Social Behaviour
    Genre: Psychology
    Subject(s): Psychology | Textbooks
    Original Publisher: Toronto : Nelson Education, 2009
    Language(s): English