Psychology (5th Edition) – Schacter/Gilbert/Nock/Wegner

Download Psychology (5th Edition) – Schacter/Gilbert/Nock/Wegner written by Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, Matthew K. Nock, Daniel M. Wegner in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1319190804; 1319240135; 1319239803/9781319190804; 9781319240134; 9781319239800. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


SKU: 198f9e9f0646 Category: Tag:



Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, Matthew K. Nock, Daniel M. Wegner


Worth Publishers; 5th edition




832 pages






1319190804; 1319240135; 1319239803


9781319190804; 9781319240134; 9781319239800

Book Description

This is the fifth edition of The Psychology (PDF) by an experienced author team of Schacter/Gilbert/Nock/Wegner presents the most recent findings in psychology to students in a signature writing style that may encourage a lifelong love of science. Schacter/Gilbert/Nock/Wegner The authors, who are well regarded authors and researchers who have contributed to well-known press titles, extend an invitation to school pupils to accompany them on a journey to their favorite field, which is psychological science. The new fifth edition takes a more in-depth look at the function that psychology plays in our modern society. New content was added to Chapter 2 of this edition, which investigates the truth about psychological science, the ease with which published research can be replicated, and the ways in which fundamental thinking is important in both life and science. A fresh perspective on the history of science is presented in the first chapter, which includes surprising anecdotes and fresh insights into the startling roots of scientific inquiry. Every single chapter has been brought up to date with the most recent research and real-world applications to illustrate a field that is continually shaping and shedding light on the world we live in today. The completely new Fifth Edition, when combined with LaunchPad and the LearningCurve adaptive quizzing system, is an efficient method for introducing students to the scientific field of psychology.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE That this product only includes the PDF of the fifth edition of the ebook Psychology. There is not an access code included.

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Psychology 5th Edition [Daniel L. Schacter]
LaunchPad for Psychology, Fifth Edition
Halftitle Page
Title Page
About the Author
Brief Contents
A Note to Students
A Note to Instructors
1 The Evolution of Psychological Science
Psychology’s Philosophical Root
The Late 1800s: Toward a Science of the Mind
The Early 1900s: Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism
The Early 1900s: Resistance to Behaviorism
The Late 1900s: The Cognitive Revolution
The Early 2000s: New Frontiers
Becoming a Psychologist
Chapter Review
2 Methods in Psychology
Empiricism: How to Know Stuff
Methods of Observation: Finding Out What People Do
Methods of Explanation: Figuring Out Why People Do What They Do
Thinking Critically About Evidence
The Ethics of Science: Doing What’s Right
Chapter Review
Chapter 3 Neuroscience and Behavior
Neurons: The Origin of Behavior
The Electrochemical Actions of Neurons: Information Processing
The Organization of the Nervous System
Structure of the Brain
Genes, Epigenetics, and the Environment
Investigating the Brain
Chapter Review
Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception
Sensation and Perception Are Distinct Activities
Visual Pathways: Connections Between the Eye and the Brain
Visual Perception: Recognizing What We See
Hearing: More Than Meets the Ear
The Body Senses: More Than Skin Deep
The Chemical Senses: Adding Flavor
Chapter Review
5 Consciousness
The Mysteries of Consciousness in 5 Consciousness
The Nature of Consciousness in 5 Consciousness
The Unconscious Mind in 5 Consciousness
Sleep and Dreaming: Good Night, Mind in 5 Consciousness
Drugs and Consciousness: Artificial Inspiration in 5 Consciousness
Hypnosis: Open to Suggestion in 5 Consciousness
Chapter Review in 5 Consciousness
6 Memory
What Is Memory?
Encoding: Transforming Perceptions Into Memories
Storage: Maintaining Memories Over Time
Retrieval: Bringing Memories to Mind
Forms of Long-Term Memory: More Than One Kind
Memory Failures: The Seven “Sins” of Memo
Chapter Review
Chapter 7 Learning
What Is Learning?
Classical Conditioning: One Thing Leads to Another
Operant Conditioning: Reinforcements from the Environment
Observational Learning: Look at Me
Implicit Learning: Under the Radar
Learning in the Classroom
Chapter Review
Chapter 8 Emotion and Motivation
The Nature of Emotion
Emotional Communication
The Nature of Motivation
The Motivated Body
The Motivated Mind
Chapter Review
Chapter 9 Language and Thought
Language and Communication: From Rules to Meaning
Language Development and the Brain
Language and Thought: How Are They Related?
Concepts and Categories: How We Think
Decision Making: Rational and Otherwise
Problem Solving: Working It Out
Reasoning: Truth and Validity
Chapter Review
Chapter 10 Intelligence
How Can Intelligence Be Measured?
What Is Intelligence?
Where Does Intelligence Come From?
Who Is Most Intelligent?
Chapter Review
Chapter 11 Development
Prenatality: A Womb With a View
Infancy and Childhood: Perceiving, Doing, and Thinking
Infancy and Childhood: Bonding and Helping
Adolescence: Minding the Gap
Adulthood: Change We Can’t Believe I
Chapter Review
Chapter 12 Personality
Personality: What It Is and How It Is Measured
The Trait Approach: Identifying Patterns of Behavior
The Psychodynamic Approach: Forces That Lie Beneath Awareness
The Humanistic–Existential Approach: Personality as Choic
The Social–Cognitive Approach: Personalities in Situation
The Self: Personality in the Mirror
Chapter Review
Chapter 13 Social Psychology
Interpersonal Behavior
Interpersonal Attraction
Interpersonal Perception
Interpersonal Influence
Chapter Review
Chapter 14 Stress and Health
Sources of Stress: What Gets to You
Stress Reactions: All Shook Up
Stress Management: Dealing With It
The Psychology of Illness: Mind Over Matter
The Psychology of Health: Feeling Good
Chapter Review
Chapter 15 Psychological Disorders
Defining Mental Disorders: What Is Abnormal?
Anxiety Disorders: Excessive Fear, Anxiety, and Avoidance
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Persistent Thoughts and Repetitive Behaviors
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Distress and Avoidance After a Trauma
Depressive and Bipolar Disorders: Extreme Highs and Lows
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: Losing the Grasp on Reality
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Personality Disorders: Extreme Traits and Characteristics
Self-Harm Behaviors: Intentionally Injuring Oneself
Chapter Review
Chapter 16 Treatment of Psychological Disorders
Treatment: Getting Help to Those Who Need It
Psychological Treatments: Healing the Mind Through Interaction
Biological Treatments: Healing the Mind by Physically Altering the Brain
Treatment Effectiveness: For Better or For Worse
Chapter Review
Name Index
Subject Index
Backcover Page

Recent Posts

Blogging And How You Can Get A Lot From It

Whether you’re just looking to type about a hobby you have or if you want to attempt to run a business, starting a blog might be worthy of your consideration. Before you get started, first take a few minutes to read these expert-provided tips below. Once you learn about blogging,…

5 tips for a good business blog

Follow my blog with BloglovinAre you also looking for a good structure for your business blogs? That you finally have a serious and good structure for all your texts that are online? On your website but also on social media. In this review you will find 5 tips from Susanna Florie from her…

Study tips from a budding engineer

“Why engineering?” is a question I get often. The answer for me is simple: I like to solve problems. Engineering is a popular field for many reasons. Perhaps this is because almost everything around us is created by engineers in one way or another, and there are always new, emerging and exciting technologies impacting…

How do I study mathematics and pass my exam?

Not sure how best to study math ? Are you perhaps someone who starts studying the day before the exam? Then you know yourself that your situation is not the most ideal. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet to make you a maths crack or pass your exam in no time . It is important to know that mathematics always builds on…