Laura Carstensen of Stanford University and Dr. He received a bachelor of science degree in economics in 1973 from the University of Missouri and a doctorate in social psychology at Ohio State University in 1977. Prominent researchers — Pavlov, Thorndike, Watson, and Skinner — have greatly influenced today's thinking about how learning takes place. The layout of the book is terrible and only about half of each page is actually used by the main text, leaving space for the book's many, many irrelevant, ugly and cheap visual aids. For more information, visit our. The book is poorly written and sometimes condescending or childish in tone. Other Titles: Science of mind Responsibility: John T.
Richard Thompson of the University of Southern California and Dr. Susan researches interpersonal consequences of mental illness and the role of gender in science and technology fields. Stephen Kosslyn of Harvard University. This program presents a rethinking of the relationship between mind and body. Updated edition: Tom Martin and Tom Phillips program music.
Robert Ader of the University of Rochester. The entire book is in full color for no reason raising the price and filled with all kinds of insultingly dull quotes, comic strips and clip art which have no right to be there. Schizophrenia, phobias, and affective disorders are described, along with the major factors that affect them — both biological and psychological. Freberg California Polytechnic, State University, San Luis Obispo. Select how you study best and save with our bundles. The writing and features are smart and engaging, and consistently illustrate the benefit of using multiple perspectives within psychology.
John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg use a familiar chapter structure while highlighting connections within psychology as well as between psychology and other disciplines. Social Psychology Psychological Problems, Disorders, and Treatment12. As a hub science, psychology is a discipline whose work provides foundational material for many other scientific fields. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University and Dr. Irving Janis of Yale University. Hockenbury is a science writer who specializes in psychology. Find sources: — · · · · February 2011 Discovering Psychology Genre Directed by West Coast Production: Ann Strunk director of print projects and Kim Storey project director.
Psychologists systematically study the origins of self-identity and self-esteem, the social determinants of self-conceptions, and the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself. Better together fits the bill when you combine a Digital Platform with the Textbook or eBook. Cacioppo was a neuroscientist with an expertise in loneliness. The development of language has many facets to explore. This program examines the scientific method and the ways in which data are collected and analyzed — in the lab and in the field — with an emphasis on sharpening critical thinking in the interpretation of research findings.
Psychology is currently being applied in innovative ways to practical situations in the areas of human factors, law, and conflict negotiation. Robert McCarley of Harvard Medical School. Kaipeng Peng of the University of California, Berkeley, and Dr. First, they have written a text that reflects psychology's rightful place as a hub science that draws from and is cited by research in many other fields. He died on March 5, 2018 at the age of 66. In 2015, Cacioppo developed salivary gland cancer.
You'll also improve your critical thinking skills, gain an understanding of research, and get a glimpse of the current state of science about the mind. Renee Baillargeon of the University of Illinois and Dr. The search engine will try to find books that have all the words you entered in the title. She and her husband Don Hockenbury have coauthored two major introductory psychology textbooks, Psychology and Discovering Psychology. This program demonstrates how understanding the psychological processes that govern our behavior may help us to become more empathetic and independent members of society. Mieke Verfaellie of Veterans Medical Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. I'm not sure how this happened, maybe it's because the cover is so thin, even compared to other paperback textbooks, but the book barely maintains its shape when held or carried in a bag, which is inconvenient and damages the book.
This program looks at how developmental psychologists investigate the human mind, society, and culture by studying children's use of language in social communication. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter. The online Discovering Psychology Quiz will also test your knowledge about human diversity, the discovery and function of neurons, the development of phobias, and the concept of stress. Sandy is a member of the Board of Trustees of Shimer College and recently served as a volunteer with Nomads Clinic, a nonprofit organization that brings medical care to remote areas in the Himalayan regions of Nepal and the Tibetan Plateau. As psychology moves rapidly toward maturity as an integrative, multidisciplinary field, the introductory course offers an opportunity to teach all of psychology in one place and at one time. Michael Meaney of McGill University and Dr.
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She holds a bachelor's degree from , where she also in 2010, and a master's degree from the University of Chicago. Please note that due to electronic rights restrictions, some third party content may be suppressed from eBooks. To the Student: Learning from Discovering Psychology Introducing Psychology 1. Nolan is Professor of Psychology at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Christina Maslach of the University of California, Berkeley, and Dr.