Psychology In Action 11th Edition pdf Free Download

Psychology In Action 11th Edition pdf Free Download

Psychology In Action 11th Edition pdf, By Karen Huffman and Catherine A. Sanderson, ISBN: 1111837622 , This book has been written to provide a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field of psychology. The first edition was published in 1989, and now, twenty-five years later, we are excited to release the eleventh edition of Psychology in Action.

Psychology in Action presents a full survey of psychology, including all major areas of study within the field. We have strived to make this text accessible to all readers by using clear examples and language that explains complex topics without oversimplifying them. Each chapter includes an “Action Summary,” which provides students with a list of key concepts and terms from the chapter. The summaries also include sample questions that can be used as study aids or prompts for further reflection on the material.

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Engage and Inspire through active learning with Karen Huffman and new co-author, Katherine Dowdell’s Psychology in Action, the acknowledged leader of active learning and student success. Designed for introductory psychology courses, this flagship book helps students examine their own personal studying and learning styles with several new pedagogical aids — encouraging students to apply what they are learning to their everyday lives. Through its welcoming voice, Psychology in Action continues to offer a program with ongoing study tips and psychological techniques for mastering the material.

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Contents
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….1
Introduction to Psychology ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………2
Table of Contents……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3
Chapter 1 Introducing Psychology…………………………………………………………………………………………………..7
Psychology as a Science……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..8
The Evolution of Psychology: Central Questions, History, and Contemporary Perspectives ………12
The ManyDisciplines of Psychology………………………………………………………………………………………..27
Chapter 2 Psychological Science……………………………………………………………………………………………………36
Psychologists Use the Scientific Method to Guide Their Research……………………………………………..37
PsychologistsUseDescriptive, Correlational, and Experimental Research Designs toUnderstand
Behavior ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….45
Factors that Contribute to Credible Research………………………………………………………………………….56
Chapter 3 Brain and Behavior ………………………………………………………………………………………………………64
The Neuron Is the Building Block of the Nervous System………………………………………………………….64
The Brain………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………71
Psychologists Study the Brain Using ManyDifferent Methods …………………………………………………..81
TheNervous System and the Endocrine System ………………………………………………………………………86
Sleeping andDreaming ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….92
Chapter 4 Learning ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………108
Classical Conditioning ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….109
Operant Conditioning………………………………………………………………………………………………………….116
Cognition andConditioning ………………………………………………………………………………………………….124
Other Forms of Learning based on Cognition ………………………………………………………………………..125
Chapter 5 Memory and Cognition……………………………………………………………………………………………….137
Encoding and Storage:How Our Perceptions Become Memories …………………………………………….138
Retrieval……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..150
The Biology of Memory ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..152
Cues to Improving Memory…………………………………………………………………………………………………..155
Cognition and Cognitive Biases …………………………………………………………………………………………….158
Problem-Solving Strategies…………………………………………………………………………………………………..168
Chapter 6 Intelligence and Language …………………………………………………………………………………………..176
Defining and Measuring Intelligence ……………………………………………………………………………………..176
Group Differences in Intelligence………………………………………………………………………………………….187
The Development and Use of Language …………………………………………………………………………………194
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Chapter 7 Lifespan Development………………………………………………………………………………………………..213
Conception and PrenatalDevelopment………………………………………………………………………………….214
Physical Development across the Lifespan ……………………………………………………………………………218
Cognitive Development across the Lifespan ………………………………………………………………………….223
SocialDevelopment across the Lifespan………………………………………………………………………………..235
Chapter 8 Personality………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..255
Personality as Traits ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………255
Studying the Nature of Personality……………………………………………………………………………………….259
Studying the Nurture of Personality ……………………………………………………………………………………..266
PersonalityAssessment………………………………………………………………………………………………………….271
Chapter 9 Social Psychology……………………………………………………………………………………………………….287
Social Cognition …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..287
Social Influences ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….295
Social Relationships …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….311
Chapter 10 Defining Psychological Disorders………………………………………………………………………………..331
Defining a Disorder ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………332
Anxiety, OCD, and PTSD ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..337
Depressive and Bipolar Disorders…………………………………………………………………………………………344
Schizophrenia ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..351
PersonalityDisorders…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..356
Disorders Originating in Childhood………………………………………………………………………………………361
Chapter 11 Treating Psychological Disorders…………………………………………………………………………………374
Psychotherapy …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….375
Biomedical Therapy …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….385
Social and Community Therapy ……………………………………………………………………………………………392
Eclectic Approach to Therapy and Seeking Treatment…………………………………………………………..397

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