Scientific American: Presenting Psychology
Third EditionDeborah Licht; Misty Hull; Coco Ballantyne©2022
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Presenting Psychology is a collaboration between Macmillan Learning and Scientific American, offering a rich, engaging learning experience in the contemporary style of the world’s most respected science resource. It’s a remarkable introduction to psychology anchored to magazine-style profiles and video interviews of real people, whose stories provide compelling contexts for the field’s key ideas. This edition offers new profiles, including one of an emergency room nurse dealing with the COVID pandemic, as well as additional coverage of the mental health impact of COVID throughout.
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Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to the Science of Psychology
CHAPTER 2 Biology and Behavior
CHAPTER 3 Sensation and Perception
CHAPTER 4 Consciousness
CHAPTER 5 Learning
CHAPTER 6 Memory
CHAPTER 7 Cognition, Language, and Intelligence
CHAPTER 8 Human Development
CHAPTER 9 Motivation and Emotion
CHAPTER 10 Personality
CHAPTER 11 Social Psychology
CHAPTER 12 Stress and Health
CHAPTER 13 Psychological Disorders
CHAPTER 14 Treatment of Psychological Disorders
ONLINE APPENDIX A Introduction to Statistics
ONLINE APPENDIX B Careers in Psychology