- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
More copies of this ISBN
Other titles in the Mypsychlab series:
Fundamentals of Psychology in Context (Mypsychlab)by Stephen M Kosslyn
Synopses & Reviews
This innovative, 13-chapter text examines psychological issues from the levels of the brain, person, and social world to help students actively apply psychology to their lives.
About the Author
Stephen M. Kosslyn is Chair of the Psychology Department and John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James at Harvard University, as well as Associate Psychologist in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his B.A. from UCLA and his Ph.D. from Stanford University, both in psychology. His research has focused primarily on the nature of visual mental imagery and visual communication, and he has published six books and over 250 papers on these topics. For ten years he was “head tutor,” supervising graduate students teaching year-long introductory psychology courses using levels of analysis. While actively engaged with writing and academic pursuits, Dr. Kosslyn is currently on the editorial boards of many professional journals.
Robin S. Rosenberg is a clinical psychologist in private practice and has taught psychology at Lesley University and Harvard University. She is certified in clinical hypnosis and is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders. She received her B.A. in psychology from New York University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Rosenberg did her clinical internship at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, had a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Community Health Plan, and was on the staff at Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Outpatient Services. Dr. Rosenberg specializes in treating people with eating disorders, depression, and anxiety.
Table of Contents
1. Psychology: Yesterday and Today
2. The Biology of Mind and Behavior: The Brain in Action
3. Sensation and Perception: How the World Enters the Mind
4. Learning: How Experience Changes Us
5. Memory: Living With Yesterday
6. Language, Thinking, and Intelligence: What Humans Do Best
What Our Readers Are Saying