150 WEIT (ED.9)
- xlv, 687 pages  pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
- Contents: The evolution of psychology -- The research enterprise in psychology -- The biological bases of behavior -- Sensation and perception -- Variations in consciousness -- Learning -- Human memory -- Language and thought -- Intelligence and psychological testing -- Motivation and emotion -- Human development across the life span -- Personality -- Social behavior -- Stress, coping, and health -- Psychological disorders -- Treatment of psychological disorders.Includes bibliographic references (p. R1-R83) and index.Summary: Weiten's Psychology, Themes & Variations, Ninth Edition maintains this book's strengths while addressing market changes with new learning objectives, a complete updating, and a fresh new design. The text continues to provide a unique survey of psychology that meets three goals: to demonstrate the unity and diversity of psychology's subject matter, to illuminate the research process and its link to application, and to make the material challenging and thought-provoking yet easy to learn. Weiten accomplishes the successful balance of scientific rigor and a student-friendly approach through the integration of seven unifying themes, an unparalleled didactic art program, real-life examples, and a streamlined set of learning aids that help students see beyond research to big-picture concepts. Major topics typically covered in today's courses are included, such as evolutionary psychology, neuropsychology, biological psychology, positive psychology, applied psychology, careers, and multiculturalism and diversity.This book published in 2012 with a copyright date of 2013.