Psychology in Modules
Eleventh Edition   ©2015

Psychology in Modules

David G. Myers (Hope College) , C. Nathan DeWall (University of Kentucky)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-11677-9; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-11677-4; Format: e-Book Agency, 912 pages

Student Preface: Time Management—Or, How to Be a Great Student and Still Have a Life

Prologue The Story of Psychology

Module 1 What Is Psychology?

Thinking Critically With Psychological Science

Module 2 The Need for Psychological Science
Module 3 Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions
Module 4 Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life

The Biology of Mind

Module 5 Neural and Hormonal Systems
Module 6 Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures
Module 7 The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain

Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind

Module 8 Brain States and Consciousness
Module 9 Sleep and Dreams
Module 10 Drugs and Consciousness

Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity

Module 11 Behavior Genetics: Predicting Individual Differences
Module 12 Evolutionary Psychology: Understanding Human Nature
Module 13 Culture, Gender, and Other Environmental Influences

Developing Through the Life Span

Module 14 Developmental Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn
Module 15 Infancy and Childhood
Module 16 Adolescence
Module 17 Adulthood

Sensation and Perception

Module 18 Basic Concepts of Sensation and Perception
Module 19 Vision: Sensory and Perceptual Processing
Module 20 The Nonvisual Senses


Module 21 Basic Learning Concepts and Classical Conditioning
Module 22 Operant Conditioning
Module 23 Biology, Cognition, and Learning


Module 24 Studying and Encoding Memories
Module 25 Storing and Retrieving Memories
Module 26 Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory

Thinking and Language

Module 27 Thinking
Module 28 Language and Thought


Module 29 What Is Intelligence?
Module 30 Assessing Intelligence
Module 31 The Dynamics of Intelligence
Module 32 Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence

What Drives Us: Hunger, Sex, Friendship, and Achievement

Module 33 Basic Motivational Concepts
Module 34 Hunger
Module 35 Sexual Motivation
Module 36 Affiliation and Achievement

Emotions, Stress, and Health
Module 37 Introduction to Emotion
Module 38 Expressing Emotion
Module 39 Experiencing Emotion
Module 40 Stress and Illness
Module 41 Health and Coping

Social Psychology
Module 42 Social Thinking
Module 43 Social Influence
Module 44 Antisocial Relations
Module 45 Prosocial Relations

Module 46 Introduction to Personality and Psychodynamic Theories
Module 47 Humanistic Theories and Trait Theories
Module 48 Social-Cognitive Theories and the Self

Psychological Disorders
Module 49 Introduction to Psychological Disorders
Module 50 Anxiety Disorders, OCD, and PTSD
Module 51 Depressive Disorders and Bipolar Disorder
Module 52 Schizophrenia
Module 53 Dissociative, Personality, and Eating Disorders

Module 54 Introduction to Therapy and the Psychological Therapies
Module 55 Evaluating Psychotherapies
Module 56 Biomedical Therapies and Preventing Psychological Disorders

Appendix A Psychology at Work

Appendix B Subfields of Psychology, by Jennifer Zwolinski

Appendix C Complete Module Reviews

Appendix D Answers to Test Yourself Questions