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Introduction to Psychology

Jim Kalat
Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology

Jim Kalat

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im Kalat's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY takes a "critical thinking" approach to the major theories and concerns of psychology. By prompting students to ask themselves questions like "How was this conclusion reached?" and "Does the evidence really support it?," Kalat encourages the use of scientific principles. He walks students through the hypothesis-method-results-interpretation steps that psychologists use when attempting to answer questions about human intellect, emotion, and behavior. Kalat's approach is proven to help students separate what merely sounds plausible from what is scientifically provable?both in the psychology classroom and beyond it. With his humorous writing style and hands-on "Try It Yourself" exercises, Kalat puts students at ease and gets them involved with even with the most intimidating concepts. Within each chapter, he "chunks" the material into a modular format so that students can master one idea at a time, building confidence as they go. This fo

- Publisher 1. What is Psychology? 2. Scientific Methods in Psychology. 3. Biological Psychology. 4. Sensation and Perception. 5. States of Consciousness. 6. Learning. 7. Memory. 8. Cognition and Language. 9. Intelligence and Its Measurement. 10. Human Development. 11. Motivation. 12. Emotions, Health and Stress. 13. Personality. 14. Social Psychology. 15. Abnormality, Therapy, and Social Issues. 16. Specific Disorders and Treatments.

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im Kalat's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY takes a "critical thinking" approach to the major theories and concerns of psychology. By prompting students to ask themselves questions like "How was this conclusion reached?" and "Does the evidence really support it?," Kalat encourages the use of scientific principles. He walks students through the hypothesis-method-results-interpretation steps that psychologists use when attempting to answer questions about human intellect, emotion, and behavior. Kalat's approach is proven to help students separate what merely sounds plausible from what is scientifically provable?both in the psychology classroom and beyond it. With his humorous writing style and hands-on "Try It Yourself" exercises, Kalat puts students at ease and gets them involved with even with the most intimidating concepts. Within each chapter, he "chunks" the material into a modular format so that students can master one idea at a time, building confidence as they go. This fo
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1. What is Psychology? 2. Scientific Methods in Psychology. 3. Biological Psychology. 4. Sensation and Perception. 5. States of Consciousness. 6. Learning. 7. Memory. 8. Cognition and Language. 9. Intelligence and Its Measurement. 10. Human Development. 11. Motivation. 12. Emotions, Health and Stress. 13. Personality. 14. Social Psychology. 15. Abnormality, Therapy, and Social Issues. 16. Specific Disorders and Treatments.
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  • Catalogue Code 220289
  • Product Code 053462460X
  • EAN 9780534624606
  • Pages 784
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Nelson Thomas Learning
  • Publication Date Jul 2004
  • Dimensions 215 x 279 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.689kg

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