Psychology
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Psychology

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Table of Contents
  • Preface
    • 1. About OpenStax
    • 2. About OpenStax Resources
    • 3. About Psychology
    • 4. Additional Resources
    • 5. the Authors
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to Psychology
    • 1.1. What Is Psychology?*
    • 1.2. History of Psychology*
    • 1.3. Contemporary Psychology*
    • 1.4. Careers in Psychology*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 2. Psychological Research
    • 2.1. Why Is Research Important?*
    • 2.2. Approaches to Research*
    • 2.3. Analyzing Findings*
    • 2.4. Ethics*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 3. Biopsychology
    • 3.1. Human Genetics*
    • 3.2. Cells of the Nervous System*
    • 3.3. Parts of the Nervous System*
    • 3.4. The Brain and Spinal Cord*
    • 3.5. The Endocrine System*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 4. States of Consciousness
    • 4.1. What Is Consciousness?*
    • 4.2. Sleep and Why We Sleep*
    • 4.3. Stages of Sleep*
    • 4.4. Sleep Problems and Disorders*
    • 4.5. Substance Use and Abuse*
    • 4.6. Other States of Consciousness*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 5. Sensation and Perception
    • 5.1. Sensation versus Perception*
    • 5.2. Waves and Wavelengths*
    • 5.3. Vision*
    • 5.4. Hearing*
    • 5.5. The Other Senses*
    • 5.6. Gestalt Principles of Perception*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 6. Learning
    • 6.1. What Is Learning?*
    • 6.2. Classical Conditioning*
    • 6.3. Operant Conditioning*
    • 6.4. Observational Learning (Modeling)*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 7. Thinking and Intelligence
    • 7.1. What Is Cognition?*
    • 7.2. Language*
    • 7.3. Problem Solving*
    • 7.4. What Are Intelligence and Creativity?*
    • 7.5. Measures of Intelligence*
    • 7.6. The Source of Intelligence*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 8. Memory
    • 8.1. How Memory Functions*
    • 8.2. Parts of the Brain Involved with Memory*
    • 8.3. Problems with Memory*
    • 8.4. Ways to Enhance Memory*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 9. Lifespan Development
    • 9.1. What Is Lifespan Development?*
    • 9.2. Lifespan Theories*
    • 9.3. Stages of Development*
    • 9.4. Death and Dying*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 10. Emotion and Motivation
    • 10.1. Motivation*
    • 10.2. Hunger and Eating*
    • 10.3. Sexual Behavior*
    • 10.4. Emotion*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 11. Personality
    • 11.1. What Is Personality?*
    • 11.2. Freud and the Psychodynamic Perspective*
    • 11.3. Neo-Freudians: Adler, Erikson, Jung, and Horney*
    • 11.4. Learning Approaches*
    • 11.5. Humanistic Approaches*
    • 11.6. Biological Approaches*
    • 11.7. Trait Theorists*
    • 11.8. Cultural Understandings of Personality*
    • 11.9. Personality Assessment*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 12. Social Psychology
    • 12.1. What Is Social Psychology?*
    • 12.2. Self-presentation*
    • 12.3. Attitudes and Persuasion*
    • 12.4. Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience*
    • 12.5. Prejudice and Discrimination*
    • 12.6. Aggression*
    • 12.7. Prosocial Behavior*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 13. Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    • 13.1. What Is Industrial and Organizational Psychology?*
    • 13.2. Industrial Psychology: Selecting and Evaluating Employees*
    • 13.3. Organizational Psychology: The Social Dimension of Work*
    • 13.4. Human Factors Psychology and Workplace Design*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 14. Stress, Lifestyle, and Health
    • 14.1. What Is Stress?*
    • 14.2. Stressors*
    • 14.3. Stress and Illness*
    • 14.4. Regulation of Stress*
    • 14.5. The Pursuit of Happiness*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 15. Psychological Disorders
    • 15.1. What Are Psychological Disorders?*
    • 15.2. Diagnosing and Classifying Psychological Disorders*
    • 15.3. Perspectives on Psychological Disorders*
    • 15.4. Anxiety Disorders*
    • 15.5. Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders*
    • 15.6. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder*
    • 15.7. Mood Disorders*
    • 15.8. Schizophrenia*
    • 15.9. Dissociative Disorders*
    • 15.10. Personality Disorders*
    • 15.11. Disorders in Childhood*
    • Glossary
  • Chapter 16. Therapy and Treatment
    • 16.1. Mental Health Treatment: Past and Present*
    • 16.2. Types of Treatment*
    • 16.3. Treatment Modalities*
    • 16.4. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: A Special Case*
    • 16.5. The Sociocultural Model and Therapy Utilization*
    • Glossary
  • Solutions
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9
    • Chapter 10
    • Chapter 11
    • Chapter 12
    • Chapter 13
    • Chapter 14
    • Chapter 15
    • Chapter 16
  • References
    • Index
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