by Charles T. Blair-Broeker, Randal M. Ernst, David Myers, David G. Myers, Randy ErnstCharles T. Blair-Broeker


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Special Consultant: David G. Myers, Hope College, Holland, MichiganAppropriate Course: High school-level psychology In a convenient and effective modular format, Thinking About Psychology offers a rigorous presentation of psychological science in a non-threatening way with numerous and immediate examples that help high school students bridge the abstract to the familiar. This book closely follows the American Psychological Association (APA) National Standards for the Teaching of High School Psychology, for which both Blair-Broeker and Ernst served as Task Force members.
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PSYCHOLOGY AND ITS METHODS DOMAIN
Chapter 1: Introduction, History, and Research Methods Module 1: Introduction, History, Perspectives, and Careers Module 2: Research Strategies Module 3: Nature and Nurture in Psychology DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAIN Chapter 2: Lifespan Development Module 4: Prenatal and Childhood Development Module 5: Adolescence Module 6: Adulthood and Aging BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL DOMAIN Chapter 3: Biological Basis of Behavior Module 7: Neural and Hormonal Systems Module 8: The Brain Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception Module 9: Sensation Module 10: Perception Chapter 5: Motivation and Emotion Module 11: Motivation Module 12: Emotion Chapter 6: Stress and Health Module 13: Effects of Stress Module 14: Promoting Wellness COGNITIVE DOMAIN Chapter 7: Learning Module 15: Classical Conditioning Module 16: Operant Conditioning Module 17: Observational Learning Chapter 8: Memory Module 18: Information Processing Module 19: Forgetting and Memory Construction Chapter 9: States of Consciousness Module 20: Sleep, Dreams, and Body Rhythms Module 21: Hypnosis Module 22: Drugs Chapter 10: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence Module 23: Thinking and Language Module 24: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing CLINICAL AND SOCIOCULTURAL DOMAIN Chapter 11: Personality and its Assessment Module 25: Psychoanalytic and Humanistic Perspectives Module 26: Trait and Social-Cognitive Perspectives Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders Module 27: Introduction to Psychological Disorders Module 28: Anxiety and Mood Disorders Module 29: Dissociative, Schizophrenic, and Personality Disorders Chapter 13: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Module 30: Psychological Therapies Module 31: Biomedical Therapies Chapter 14: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Behavior Module 32: Social Thinking and Social Influence Module 33: Social Relations Module 34: Culture and Gender Appendix: Psychology"s Statistics