Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications


Book Details

Publisher: N/A


Year: 2017

ISBN: 1305964152

File Size: 30.20 MB

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Book Description

ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 5th Edition retains the hallmark features and pedagogical aids that have made this text unique in presenting the foundations of psychology in a manageable, reader-friendly format. Students gain a broad view of psychology and see applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Nevid's comprehensive learning system, derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy, is featured throughout


This model incorporates the Four E's of Effective Learning Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. Thoroughly updated with recent research developments, this edition also features an expanded focus on psychology in the digital world a topic students are sure to find fascinating and relevant. Also new are TEDTalks on text-related topics, accessible from the MindTap online learning experience.

Table of Contents

Ch 1: The Science of Psychology
Ch 2: Biological Foundations of Behavior
Ch 3: Sensation and Perception
Ch 4: Consciousness
Ch 5: Learning
Ch 6: Memory
Ch 7: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Ch 8: Motivation and Emotion
Ch 9: Human Development
Ch 10: Psychology and Health
Ch 11: Personality
Ch 12: Social Psychology
Ch 13: Psychological Disorders
Ch 14: Methods of Therapy
Appendix A: Sample Answers to Thinking Critically About Psychology Questions
Appendix B: Answers to Recall It Questions
Appendix C: Statistics in Psychology