THINK Psychology, Second Canadian Edition, 2nd edition
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THINK currency. THINK relevancy. THINK Psychology.
THINK Psychology, Second Canadian Edition is a concise presentation of the key theories and concepts of Psychology with current Canadian content and high-interest readings. Its attractive design featuring a unique, full-colour layout with exciting infographics is designed to inspire and engage today’s students. Accessibly written with numerous contemporary examples, it relates the patterns and processes of human behaviour to students’ everyday lives. Ten short readings on psychological topics selected from well-respected journals and popular press publications have been highlighted with annotations to present current psychological research in a relevant and accessible manner.
The Second Canadian edition features seven new readings, updated research and cultural references, new infographics and photos, and expanded coverage of key topics including Freud, Jung, genetic research, long term memory, attraction, and the DSM-5.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Research Methods
Reading: Becoming Friends by chance
Chapter 3: The Human Brain
NEW Reading: Your Creative Brain: 7 Steps to Maximize Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation
Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 5: Genetics and Evolution
NEW Reading: The Normative Implications of Biological Research
Chapter 6: Human Development I: Physical, Cognitive, and Language Development
NEW Reading: Happy As a Lark: Morning Type Younger and Older Adults Are Higher in Positive Affect
Chapter 7: Human Development II: Social Development
Chapter 8: Sex and Gender
NEW Reading: Sex and Gender Differences: New Perspectives and New Findings Within a Psychobiosocial Approach
Chapter 9: Emotion and Motivation
Chapter 10: Consciousness
NEW Reading: Effects of Acute Nicotine Administration on Resting EEG in Nonsmokers
Chapter 11: Learning
Chapter 12: Memory
Chapter 13: Cognition
NEW Reading: Positive Mood Affects on Delay Discounting
Chapter 14: Social Psychology
Reading: Decades Later Still Asking: Would I Pull That Switch?
Chapter 15: Personality and Individual Differences
Reading: Facebook Profiles Reflect Actual Personality
Chapter 16: Psychopathology
NEW Reading: Motivation and Maltreatment History Among Youth Entering Substance Abuse Treatment
Chapter 17: Treatment of Psychopathology
Chapter 18: Health
Published by Pearson Canada (January 4th 2013) - Copyright © 2014