Psychology: Concepts and Connections

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Psychology - 800 pages
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Rich in reader-friendly features and up-to-the-minute research, Spencer Rathus’ Tenth Edition of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, MEDIA & RESEARCH UPDATE EDITION makes your students’ introduction to psychology a meaningful, personal experience. Rathus connects the core concepts of psychology to the events and issues students encounter every day. The book explains classic theories and the latest discoveries in a clear, accessible style intended to reach out to students-without sacrificing Rathus’ commitment to showing psychology as the rigorous science that it is. Throughout the text, you’ll find an emphasis on diversity and expanded coverage of the evolutionary perspective, plus numerous references to the timeliest research available. And, the text’s proven active learning system, PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Reflect, Review, and Recite), incorporated into every chapter, seamlessly integrates reading and studying. In addition, Rathus’ text features the most integrated multi-platform media package available, the full Web site that features Self-Study Assessments, Video Connections, Mobile Media and interactive versions of features from the text-all tightly connected to the text itself to give students the a powerful, comprehensive introduction to psychology.
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Contents

What Is Psychology?
5
Sorting Truth from Fiction in Psychology Critical Thinking and Research Methods
31
Biology and Psychology
62
Sensation and Perception
106
Consciousness
150
Learning
188
Memory Remembrance Ofthings Pastand Future
222
Thinking Language and Intelligence
262
Gender and Sexuality
456
Stress Health and Coping
498
Psychological Disorders
532
Methods of Therapy
570
Social Psychology
613
Answer Keys to SelfAssessments and Active Reviews
652
References
659
Glossary
2043

Motivation and Emotion
304
The Voyage Through the Life Span Childhood
340
The Voyage Through the Life Spanadolescence and Adulthood
382
Personality Theory and Measurement
422

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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 PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.

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