This student tutorial, available on CD-ROM or online, contains 150 concept checks as well as new tests, critical thinking questions, and learning objectives, and provides an intuitive landscape to any introductory psychology course. Available to accompany all introductory textbooks.
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Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1981. He has taught at the College of DuPage and Santa Clara University, and currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1 and 2 of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology and in 1996-1997 he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. In 2006, one of the five national teaching awards given annually by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology was named in his honor. He currently is serving as President-Elect of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision-making, attribution theory, pressure as a form of stress, cerebral specialization, and the technology of textbooks. He is also the author of Psychology: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, (2013, 9th ed.) and a co-author of PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO MODERN LIFE: ADJUSTMENT AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY with Dana S. Dunn & Elizabeth Yost Hammer, 2012, 11E. Weiten has also created an educational CD-ROM titled PsykTrek: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology.About the Author:
Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1981. He currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage, where he taught until 1991. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1 and 2 of the American Psychological Association. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology and in 1996-1997 he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Wayne Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision making, attribution theory, stress, and cerebral specialization. His recent interests have included pressure as a form of stress and the technology of textbooks. He is also the co-author of Psychology Applied to Modern Life (Wadsworth, 2006) and the creator of an educational CD-ROM titled PsykTrek: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Interactive Learning Modules. Unit 1: HISTORY & METHODS. 1a. Psychology's timeline. 1b. The experimental method. 1c. Statistics: Central tendency and variability. 1d. Statistics: Correlation. 1e. Searching for research articles in psychology. Unit 2: BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR. 2a. The neuron and the neural impulse. 2b. Synaptic transmission. 2c. Looking inside the brain: Research methods. 2d. The hindbrain and the midbrain. 2e. The forebrain: Subcortical structures. 2f. The cerebral cortex. 2g. Right brain/Left brain. Unit 3: SENSATION & PERCEPTION. 3a. Light and the eye. 3b. The retina. 3c. Vision and the brain. 3d. Perception of color. 3e. Gestalt psychology. 3f. Depth perception. 3g. Visual illusions. 3h. The sense of hearing. Unit 4: CONSCIOUSNESS. 4a. Biological rhythms. 4b. Sleep. 4c. Abused drugs and their effects. 4d. Drugs and synaptic transmission. Unit 5: LEARNING. 5a. Overview of classical conditioning. 5b. Basic processes in classical conditioning. 5c. Overview of operant conditioning. 5d. Schedules of reinforcement. 5e. Reinforcement and punishment. 5f. Avoidance and escape Learning. Unit 6: MEMORY. 6a. Memory encoding. 6b. Memory storage. 6c. Physiology of memory. 6d. Forgetting. Unit 7: COGNITION & INTELLIGENCE. 7a. Types of psychological tests. 7b. Key concepts in testing. 7c. Understanding IQ scores. 7d. Heredity, environment, and intelligence. 7e. Problem solving. 7f. Decision making. Unit 8: MOTIVATION & EMOTION. 8a. Hunger. 8b. Achievement motivation. 8c. Elements of emotion. 8d. Theories of emotion. Unit 9: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. 9a. Prenatal development. 9b. Erikson's theory of personality development. 9c. Piaget's theory of cognitive development. 9d. Kohlberg's theory of moral development. 9e. Attachment. Unit 10: PERSONALITY THEORY. 10a. Freudian theory. 10b. Behavioral theory. 10c. Humanistic theory. 10d. Biological theory. Unit 11: ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR & THERAPY. 11a. Anxiety disorders. 11b. Mood disorders. 11c. Schizophrenic disorders. 11d. Insight therapies. 11e. Behavioral and biomedical therapies. 11f. Types of stress. 11g. Responding to stress. Unit 12: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. 12a. Attribution processes. 12b. Theories of love. 12c. Attitude change. 12d. Prejudice. 12e. Conformity and obedience. SIMULATIONS. 1. Experimenting with the Stroop test. 2. Hemispheric specialization. 3. The Poggendorff illusion. 4. Shaping in operant conditioning. 5. Memory processes I. 6. Memory processes II. 7. Problem solving. 8. Psychological testing: Measuring your creativity. 9. Clinical diagnosis. 10. Social judgment. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0495090352
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