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Eighth EditionPeter O. Gray; David F. Bjorklund©2018
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Peter Gray's evolutionary perspective and emphasis on critical thinking have made his rigorous yet accessible introduction to psychology a widely respected classroom favorite, edition after edition. Now thoroughly revised, with the help of new co-author David Bjorklund, Psychology, Eighth Edition, invites and stimulates students to investigate the big ideas in psychological science.
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Table of Contents
Part I Foundations for the Study of Psychology
Chapter 1 Background to the Study of Psychology
Chapter 2 Methods of Psychology.
Part II The Biological Bases of Behavior
Chapter 3 Genetics and Evolutionary Foundations of Behavior
Chapter 4 The Neural Control of Behavior
Chapter 5 Mechanisms of Motivation and Emotion
Part III Sensation and Perception
Chapter 6 Smell, Taste, Pain, Hearing, and Psychophysics
Chapter 7 The Psychology of Vision
Part IV Learning and Thinking
Chapter 8 Basic Processes of Learning
Chapter 9 Memory, Attention, and Consciousness
Chapter 10 Solving Problems: Reasoning and Intelligence
Part V Growth of the Mind and Person
Chapter 11 The Development of Body, Thought, and Language
Chapter 12 Social Development
Part VI Social and Personality Psychology
Chapter 13 Social Psychology
Chapter 14 Personality
Part VII Psychological Disorders and Treatment
Chapter 15 Psychological Disorders.
Chapter 16 Treatment of Psychological Disorders