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PSYCH : Introductory Psychology

Author(s): Spencer A. Rathus

ISBN: 9789387994294

Edition: 5th

© Year : 2018

₹450

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 480

Trim Size : 279 x 216 mm

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1. What is Psychology?

2. Biology and Psychology

3. Sensation and Perception

4. Consciousness

5. Learning

6. Memory: Remembrance of Things Past--and Future

7. Thinking, Language, and Intelligence

8. Motivation and Emotion

9. The Voyage through the Life Span

10. Personality: Theory and Measurement

11. Stress, Health, and Coping

12. Psychological Disorders

13. Methods of Therapy

14. Social Psychology

Spencer A. Rathus, The College of New Jersey

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.