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Schaum's Outline of Introduction to Psychology (Schaum's Outlines)by Arno F Wittig
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About the Author
Arno F. Wittig, Ph.D. (Muncie, IN) has been a professor of psychology for almost 35 years and Dean of the Honors College at Ball State University in Indiana for the past eleven years.
Table of Contents
Psychology: Definition and History.
Areas of Study.
Early Development of Psychology.
Methodology and Statistics.
Extraneous and Confounding Variables.
Measures of Central Tendency.
The Normal Probability Distribution.
Elements of a Neuron.
Organization of the Nervous System.
Evolution and Genetics.
Sensation and Perception.
Signal Detection Theory.
Perception: External Cues.
Unusual Perceptual Experiences.
Characteristics of Consciousness.
Altered States of Consciousness: External Influences.
Cognitive Social Learning.
Measures of Retention.
Ways to Improve Memory.
The Motivation Cycle.
Types of Motives.
General Characteristics of Emotions.
Theories of Emotion.
Psychological Testing and Individual Differences.
General Factors Influencing Personality.
Other Psychodynamic Theories.
Learning Theories of Personality.
Cross-Cultural Differences in Personality.
Definition of Abnormal Personality Patterns.