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Introduction to psychology

By: Nolen-HoeksemaMaterial type: TextTextISBN: 9781844807284
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This 15th edition of Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology retains all the qualities which have established it as one of the leading psychology textbooks of the last 50 years: an accessible student-centered approach, a keen awareness of the latest research developments, and a thorough understanding of the classic landmark studies which have shaped psychology as an academic discipline.Covering all major areas of psychology, this text examines the theories, research and ideas that underpin the subject, providing students with an engaging and rigorous introduction to psychology. By consistently relating psychological concepts to everyday life, and drawing from an internationally diverse range of research, this edition continues to be the relevant, dynamic introductory text for students around the globe.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 The Nature of Psychology.
  • 2 Biological Foundations of Psychology.
  • 3 Psychological Development.
  • 4 Sensory Processes.
  • 5 Perception.
  • 6 Consciousness.
  • 7 Learning and Conditioning.
  • 8 Memory.
  • 9 Language and Thought.
  • 10 Motivation.
  • 11 Emotion.
  • 12 Intelligence.
  • 13 Personality.
  • 14 Stress, Health and Coping.
  • 15 Psychological Disorders.
  • 16 Treatment of Psychological Disorders.
  • 17 Social Influence.
  • 18 Social Cognition.