Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding

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Psychology: from inquiry to understanding 2e continues its commitment to emphasise the importance of scientific-thinking skills. It teaches students how to test their assumptions, and motivates them to use scientific thinking skills to better understand the field of psychology in their everyday lives. With leading classic and contemporary research from both Australia and abroad and referencing DSM-5, students will understand the global nature of psychology in the context of Australia’s cultural landscape.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Science and pseudoscience in psychology
2
Chapter 2 Research methods
46
Chapter 3 Biological psychology
88
Chapter 4 Sensation and perception
130
Chapter 5 Consciousness
178
Chapter 6 Learning
218
Chapter 7 Memory
260
Chapter 8 Language cognition and decisionmaking
308
Chapter 12 Stress coping and health
500
Chapter 13 Social psychology
538
Chapter 14 Crosscultural psychology
590
Chapter 15 Personality
632
Chapter 16 Psychological disorders
680
Chapter 17 Psychological and biological treatments
736
Glossary
783
Name index
794

Chapter 9 Intelligence and IQ testing
348
Chapter 10 Human development
394
Chapter 11 Emotion and motivation
446

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