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For courses in Introductory Psychology
A thematic approach to the enduring issues in psychology
Revel™ Understanding Psychology
highlights five enduring issues to help students see the surprising unity and coherence of this diverse and exciting science. By walking students through issues that cut across and unite all subfields of psychology — Person–Situation, Nature–Nurture, Stability–Change, Diversity–Universality, and Mind–Body — authors Charles Morris and Albert Maisto help students understand both the essential concepts and the concrete, real-life applications of the discipline. The 12th Edition offers updated references and examples as well as fresh interactive content in Revel that brings course material to life.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

1. The Science of Psychology
2. The Biological Basis of Behavior
3. Sensation and Perception
4. States of Consciousness
5. Learning
6. Memory
7. Cognition and Mental Abilities
8. Motivation and Emotion
9. Life-Span Development
10. Personality
11. Stress and Health Psychology
12. Psychological Disorders
13. Therapies
14. Social Psychology
Appendix A: Measurement and Statistical Methods
Appendix B: Psychology Applied to Work

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