Psychology: Concepts & Connections, Brief Version

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2012 - Psychology - 640 pages
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The theme of this book is applying theories and research to learning and to contemporary life. In every chapter of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, BRIEF VERSION, Spencer Rathus CONNECTS psychology to the real world and students' interests, to the field's latest topics and research, to great new multimedia tools, to innovative resources for teaching and learning, and to the proven PQ4R active learning approach. Rathus' warm and engaging writing style explains the fundamentals in ways that students can understand, and then goes a step further to show how those fundamentals relate to students' daily lives. Through Video Connections, Power Visuals, an Author Blog, and interactive pedagogy tied from the text to the book companion web site, this edition provides students with seamless integration of text and technology that will help them study efficiently and effectively.
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Contents

What is Psychology?
2
Biology and Psychology
38
Sensation and Perception
78
Consciousness
118
Learning
152
Memory Remembrance of Things Pastand Future
182
Thinking Language and Intelligence
218
Motivation and Emotion
258
Psychological Disorders
398
Methods of Therapy
432
Social Psychology
466
Statistics
500
Answer Keys to SelfAssessments and Active Reviews
511
References
517
Glossary
2043
Name Index
2059

The Voyage through the Life Span
296
Personality Theory and Measurement
338
Stress Health and Coping
368
Subject Index
2067
Credits
2083
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About the author (2012)

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including Psychology: Concepts & Connections, AIDS: What Every Student Needs to Know, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.

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