ERIC Number: ED405520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Introduction to Psychology. Fourth Edition.
Kalat, James W.
Chapters in this textbook for college students in introductory psychology courses are: (1) What is Psychology?; (2) Scientific Methods in Psychology; (3) Biological Psychology; (4) Sensation and Perception; (5) Altered States; (6) Learning; (7) Memory; (8) Cognition and Language; (9) Intelligence and Its Measurement; (10) Development; (11) Motivation; (12) Emotions, Health Psychology, and Coping with Stress; (13) Personality; (14) Abnormal Behavior; (15) Treatment of Psychologically Troubled People; and (16) Social Psychology and Applied Psychology. Each chapter begins with an outline and a brief introduction to the topic. Sections within each chapter begin with one or more fundamental questions which are currently motivating research, and close with a summary of important points. Important terms in the text appear in boldface type with corresponding definitions provided at the end of the chapter and in the glossary/subject index located at the back of the book. Also contains a name index, a theme index, and approximately 1600 references. (RB)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Behavior Theories, Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Individual Development, Intelligence, Introductory Courses, Learning Theories, Memory, Motivation, Personality, Psychology, Scientific Methodology, Theory Practice Relationship
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