Eleventh Edition   ©2015

Psychology in Modules

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

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-6752-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-6752-2; Format: Cloth Text, 992 pages

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

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

The Biology of Mind
Module 4: Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life
Module 5: Neural and Homonal Systems
Module 6: The Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures
Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind
Module 7: The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain
Module 8: Brain States and Consciousness
Module 9: Sleep and Dreams
Module 10: Drugs and Consciousness
Developing Through the Life Span
Module 11: Infancy and Childhood
Module 12: Adolescence
Module 13: Adulthood
Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Module 14: Gender Development
Module 15: Human Sexuality
Sensation and Perception
Module 16: Basic Concepts of Sensation and Perception
Module 17: Vision: Sensory and Perceptual Processing
Module 18: The Nonvisual Senses
Module 19: Basic Learning Concepts and Classical Conditioning
Module 20: Operant Conditioning
Module 21: Biology, Cognition, and Learning
Module 22: Studying and Encoding Memories
Module 23: Storing and Retrieving Memories
Module 24: Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory
Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Module 25: Thinking
Module 26: Language and Thought
Module 27: Intelligence and Its Assessment
Module 28: Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence
Motivation and Emotion
Module 29: Basic Motivational Concepts, Affiliation, and Achievement
Module 30: Hunger
Module 31: Theories and Physiology of Emotion
Module 32: Expressing and Experiencing Emotion
Stress, Health, and Human Flourishing
Module 33: Stress and Illness
Module 34: Health and Happiness
Social Psychology
Module 35: Social Thinking and Social Influence
Module 36: Antisocial Relations
Module 37: Prosocial Relations
Module 38: Classic Perspectives on Personality
Module 39: Contemporary Perspectives on Personality
Psychology Disorders
Module 40: Basic Concepts of Psychological Disorders
Module 41: Anxiety Disorders, OCD, and PTSD
Module 42: Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder
Module 43: Schizophrenia and Other Disorders
Module 44: Introduction to Therapy and the Psychological Therapies
Module 45: Evaluating Psychotherapies
Module 46: The Biomedical Therapies and Preventing Psychological Disorders
Appendix A: Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life
Appendix B: Psychology at Work
Appendix C: Career Fields in Psychology
Appendix D: Complete Chapter Reviews
Appendix E: