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Fundamentals of Psychology in Context (Mypsychlab)

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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

The Science of Psychology: Getting to Know You

Psychology Then and Now

The Research Process: How We Find Things Out

2. The Biology of Mind and Behavior: The Brain in Action

Brain Circuits: Making Connections

The Nervous System: An Orchestra With Many Members

Probing the Brain

Genes, Brain, and Environment: The Brain in the World

3. Sensation and Perception: How the World Enters the Mind

Vision

Hearing

Sensing and Perceiving in Other Ways

4. Learning: How Experience Changes Us

Classical Conditioning

Operant Conditioning

Cognitive and Social Learning

5. Memory: Living With Yesterday

Storing Information: Time and Space Are of the Essence

Encoding and Retrieving Information From Memory

When Memory Goes Wrong — And What to Do About It

6. Language, Thinking, and Intelligence: What Humans Do Best

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205507573
Author:
Kosslyn, Stephen M
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Kosslyn, Stephen M.
Author:
Kosslyn, Stephen Michael
Author:
Rosenberg, Robin S.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyPsychLab Series
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
More Than Meets the Ear</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Thinking: Understanding the World and Guiding Behavior</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Intelligence: Is There More Than One Way To Be Smart?</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">What Makes Us Smart: Nature and Nurt
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
10.84x8.54x1.11 in. 3.20 lbs.

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