A supplement for courses in Introductory Psychology.
This special topics reader includes articles from the New York Times. It presents an intriguing introduction to currently debated issues in Psychology. The readings have been carefully selected and organized to challenge students with the basic inquiries about these controversial topics.
Introduces students to cutting-edge data and theory on controversial topics in psychology, and makes them more savvy consumers of psychology in the popular press. Ex.___
Provides students with additional background so that they can be better able to appreciate the importance of each debate. Ex.___
The first questions help students make sure they've noticed the key issues; the last questions challenge them to think critically about the issues. They ask them, for example, to critically evaluate a study, to identify implicit assumptions lurking behind arguments, or to propose further studies to address unresolved issues. Ex.___
Allows instructors to easily pick and choose among the articles to fit their particular course emphases. Ex.___
I. NEUROBIOLOGY OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR.
II. COGNITION AND CONSCIOUSNESS.
III. DEVELOPMENTAL QUESTIONS.
IV. PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL BEHAVIOR.
V. PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND ITS TREATMENT.
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