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Psychology Demystified (Demystified)

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Get Your HEAD Around the SCIENCE of PSYCHOLOGY

Ever wonder what makes people tick? Now you can unlock the secrets of the mind even if you don't have formal training, unlimited time, or a Freudian IQ. Psychology Demystified offers an insightful and illuminating way to learn this intriguing science.

Coverage of topics advances logically and smoothly, from social psychology, developmental psychology, intelligence, personality, and psychological disorders, to the study of thinking, emotion, and motivation. You'll learn about the effects of sensation and perception and delve into neuroscience and genetics — and much more. This unique self-teaching resource lets you learn at your own comfortable pace. And learning is continually reinforced and your achievement demonstrated with multiple-choice quizzes at the ends of chapters, end-of-section tests, and a final exam.

Explore the world of psychology with this fascinating, easy-to-understand guide!

  • Learn about all the various areas comprising psychology, the philosophical approaches and issues of each, and the different things psychologists do
  • Know how to read and understand psychological studies
  • Understand how different psychological disorders are treated
  • Master topics quickly with the help of sidebars that provide clarifying examples and key points, as well as information on the history and background of psychology
  • Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself!

Lively and effective, Psychology Demystified is the perfect guide to all topics and issues critical to the field of psychology.

Synopsis:

Psychology Demystified helps students of Introductory Psychology understand their primary text and all the subjects in the standard curriculum.

About the Author

Anna A. Romero, Ph.D. has taught introductory psychology, among other courses, at several universities. As General Psychology Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she managed the department-wide coordination of the introductory psychology curriculum, and the training of junior graduate teaching assistants. Dr. Romero recently completed a four-year postdoctoral research position in the Psychology departments at New York University and Princeton. She is currently a researcher with Harris Interactive.

Steven M. Kemp, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he has taught classes in introductory psychology as well as courses in experimental psychology and psychological methods. Professor Kemp is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Association for Behavior Analysis. He is co-author of Business Statistics Demystified from McGraw-Hill (2004).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Research Methods

Part One: Actions in the World

Chapter 2: Social Psychology

Chapter 3: Development Psychology

Chapter 4: Intelligence

Chapter 5: Personality

Chapter 6: Health Psychology

Chapter 7: Psychological Disorders

Chapter 8: Psychotherapy

PART ONE TEST

Part Two: The World of the Mind

Chapter 9: Emotion

Chapter 10: Motivation

Chapter 11: Learning

Chapter 12: Psycholinguistics: The Psychology of Language

Chapter 13: Memory

Chapter 14: Cognitive Psychology: The Study of Thinking

PART TWO TEST

Part Three: From the Outside In

Chapter 15: The Study of Sensation

Chapter 16: The Study of Perception

Chapter 17: Neuroscience and Genetics

PART THREE TEST

FINAL EXAM

ANSWERS

APPENDIX: RESOURCES FOR LEARNING

GLOSSARY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071460309
Author:
Romero, Anna
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Author:
Romero Anna
Author:
Kemp, Steven M.
Author:
Kemp, Steven
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
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Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Demystified
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.48x7.05x.86 in. 1.32 lbs.

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