Psychology From Inquiry to Understanding 3rd Edition Lilienfeld Lynn Namy Woolf EBOOK PDF Instant Download

Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding, Books a la Carte Edition (3rd Edition) 3rd Edition
by Scott O. Lilienfeld (Author), Steven J Lynn (Author), Laura L. Namy (Author), Nancy J. Woolf (Author) EBOOK PDF Instant Download
Table of Content
Chapter 1: Psychology and Scientific Thinking
What Is Psychology? Science Versus Intuition
Psychological Pseudoscience: Imposters of Science
Scientific Thinking: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction
Scientific Skepticism
Psychology’s Past and Present: What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

Chapter 2: Research Methods
The Beauty and Necessity of Good Research Design
The Scientific Method: Toolbox of Skills
Ethical Issues in Research Design
Statistics: The Language of Psychological Research
Evaluating Psychological Research

Chapter 3: Biological Psychology
Nerve Cells: Communication Portals
The Brain–Behavior Network
The Endocrine System
Mapping the Mind: The Brain in Action
Nature and Nurture: Did your Genes—or Parents—Make You Do It?

Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Two Sides of the Coin: Sensation and Perception
Seeing: The Visual System
Hearing: The Auditory System
Smell and Taste: The Sensual Senses
Our Body Senses: Touch, Body Position, and Balance
Perception: When Our Senses Meet Our Brain

Chapter 5: Consciousness
The Biology of Sleep
Dreams
Other Alterations of Consciousness and Unusual Experiences
Drugs and Consciousness

Chapter 6: Learning
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Cognitive Models of Learning
Biological Influences on Learning
Learning Fads: Do They Work?

Chapter 7: Memory
How Memory Operates: The Memory Assembly Line
The Three Processes of Memory
The Biology Of Memory
The Development of Memory: Acquiring a Personal History
False Memories: When Good Memory Goes Bad

Chapter 8: Thinking, Reasoning, and Language
Thinking and Reasoning
Thinking At Its Hardest: Decision Making and Problem Solving
How Does Language Work?
Communication and the Mind: Connecting Thinking, Language, and Reading

Chapter 9: Intelligence and IQ Testing
What Is Intelligence? Definitional Confusion
Intelligence Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Genetic and Environmental Influences on IQ
Group Differences in IQ: The Science and the Politics
The Rest of the Story: Other Dimensions of Intellect
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Chapter 10: Human Development
Special Considerations in Human Development
The Developing Body: Physical and Motor Development
The Developing Mind: Cognitive Development
The Developing Personality: Social and Moral Development

Chapter 11: Emotion and Motivation
Theories of Emotion: What Causes Our Feelings?
Nonverbal Expression of Emotion: The Eyes, Bodies, and Cultures Have It
Happiness and Self-Esteem: Science Confronts Pop Psychology
Motivation: Our Wants and Needs
Attraction, Love, and Hate: The Greatest Mysteries of Them All

Chapter 12: Stress, Coping, and Health
What Is Stress?
How We Adapt to Stress: Change and Challenge
The Brain–Body Reaction to Stress
Coping with Stress
Promoting Good Health—And Less Stress!

Chapter 13: Social Psychology
What Is Social Psychology?
Social Influence: Conformity and Obedience
Helping and Harming Others: Prosocial Behavior and Aggression
Attitudes and Persuasion: Changing Minds
Prejudice and Discrimination

Chapter 14: Personality
Personality: What Is It and How Can We Study It?
Psychoanalytic Theory: The Controversial Legacy of Sigmund Freud and His Followers
Behavioral and Social Learning Theories of Personality
Humanistic Models of Personality: The Third Force
Trait Models of Personality: Consistencies in Our Behavior
Personality Assessment: Measuring and Mismeasuring the Psyche

Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
Conceptions of Mental Illness: Yesterday and Today
Anxiety-Related Disorders: The Many Faces of Worry and Fear
Mood Disorders and Suicide
Personality and Dissociative Disorders: The Disrupted and Divided Self
The Enigma of Schizophrenia
Childhood Disorders: Recent Controversies

Chapter 16: Psychological and Biological Treatments
Psychotherapy: Clients and Practitioners
Insight Therapies: Acquiring Understanding
Group Therapies: The More, the Merrier
Behavioral Approaches: Changing Maladaptive Actions
Is Psychotherapy Effective?
Biomedical Treatments: Medications, Electrical Stimulation, and Surgery

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