Table of contents for Understanding psychology / Robert S. Feldman.


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Chapter 1 Introduction to Psychology Module 1: Psychologists at WorkModule 2: A Science Evolves: The Past, the Present, and the FutureModule 3: Psychology’s Key Issues and ControversiesChapter 2 Psychological Research Module 4: The Scientific MethodModule 5: Conducting Psychological ResearchModule 6: Critical Research IssuesMastering the Experimental Method: The Difference between Dependent and Independent VariablesChapter 3 Neuroscience and Behavior Module 7: Neurons: The Basic Elements of BehaviorModule 8: The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating Within the Body Module 9: The Brain
Mastering the Action PotentialChapter 4 Sensation and Perception Module 10: Sensing the World Around UsModule 11: Vision: Shedding Light on the Eye Module 12: Hearing and the Other Senses Module 13: Perceptual Organization: Constructing Our View of the World
Mastering the Difference between Sensation and PerceptionChapter 5 States of Consciousness Module 14: Sleep and Dreams Module 15: Hypnosis and Meditation Module 16: Drug Use: The Highs and Lows of Consciousness Chapter 6 Learning Module 17: Classical Conditioning Module 18: Operant Conditioning Module 19: Cognitive Approaches to Learning
Mastering the Distinction between Reinforcement and PunishmentChapter 7 Memory Module 20: The Foundations of Memory Module 21: Recalling Long-Term Memories Module 22: Forgetting: When Memory Fails Chapter 8 Cognition and Language Module 23: Thinking and Reasoning Module 24: Problem Solving Module 25: Language Chapter 9 Intelligence Module 26: What is Intelligence? Module 27: Variations in Intellectual Ability Module 28: Group Differences in Intelligence: Genetic and Environmental Determinants Chapter 10 Motivation and Emotion Module 29: Explaining Motivation Module 30: Human Needs and Motivation: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring Module 31: Understanding Emotional Experiences Module 32: Nonverbal Behavior and the Expression of Emotions Chapter 11 Sexuality and Gender Module 33: Gender and Sex Module 34: Understanding Human Sexual Response: The Facts of Life Module 35: The Diversity of Sexual Behavior Module 36: Sexual Difficulties: When Sex Goes Wrong Chapter 12 Development Module 37: Nature and Nurture: The Enduring Developmental Issue Module 38: Prenatal Development: Conception to Birth Module 39: Infancy and Childhood Module 40: Adolescence: Becoming an Adult Module 41: Adulthood Chapter 13 Personality Module 42: Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality Module 43: Trait, Learning, Biological, Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality Module 44: Assessing Personality: Determining What Makes Us Distinctive Chapter 14 Health Psychology: Stress, Coping, and Well-Being Module 45: Stress and Coping Module 46: Psychological Aspects of Illness and Well-Being Module 47: Promoting Health and Wellness Chapter 15 Psychological Disorders Module 48: Normal Versus Abnormal: Making the Distinction Module 49: The Major Psychological Disorders Module 50: Psychological Disorders in Perspective Chapter 16 Treatment of Psychological Disorders Module 51: Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment Module 52: Psychotherapy: Humanistic, Interpersonal, and Group Approaches to Treatment Module 53: Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment Chapter 17 Social Psychology Module 54: Attitudes and Social Cognition Module 55: Social Influence Module 56: Prejudice and Discrimination Module 57: Positive and Negative Social Behavior Mastering Attitude Change Appendix: Going by the Numbers: Statistics in Psychology Module 58: Descriptive Statistics Module 59: Measures of Variability Module 60: Using Statistics to Answer Questions: Inferential Statistics and Correlation


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Psychology -- Textbooks.