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Introducing Psychology: Pearson New International Edition: Brain, Person, Group

Introducing Psychology: Pearson New International Edition: Brain, Person, Group

By: Stephen M. Kosslyn (author), Robin S. Rosenberg (author)Paperback

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For introductory psychology courses at two-year and four-year institutions. This innovative, 13-chapter text examines psychological issues from the levels of the brain, person, and group (social world) to help students actively apply psychology to their lives. Offered in digital format or on-demand custom format. Through their own research, clinical work, and experiences as teachers, Stephen Kosslyn and Robin Rosenberg have found that exploring psychology from multiple perspectives further enhances learning. Examining psychological concepts from the levels of the brain (biological factors), the person (beliefs, desires, and feelings), and the group (social, cultural, and environmental factors) -- and by considering how events at these levels interact -- helps students organize and integrate topics within and across chapters and actively apply psychology to their lives.


Chapter 1: Introduction to the Science of Psychology: History and Research MethodsChapter 2: The Biology of Mind and Behavior: The Brain in ActionChapter 3: Sensation and Perception: How the World Enters the MindChapter 4: Learning: How Experience Changes UsChapter 5: Memory: Living With YesterdayChapter 6: Language, Thinking, and Intelligence: What Humans Do BestChapter 7: Emotion and Motivation: Feeling and StrivingChapter 8: Personality: Vive La Difference!Chapter 9: Psychology Over the Life Span: Growing Up, Growing Older, Growing WiserChapter 10: Stress, Health, and Coping: Dealing With LifeChapter 11: Social Psychology: Meeting of the MindsAppendices: Statistics/How to Think about Research Studies

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781292042527
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 548
  • ID: 9781292042527
  • weight: 1136
  • ISBN10: 1292042524

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