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Table of Contents




Introduction and Authorship




Table of Contents



Chapter 1

Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods

Section 1: Introduction to Psychology

Section 2: Influence of Research on Psychology

Section 3: Experimental Research

Section 4: Types of Research


Chapter 2


Section 1: Mind Body Connection

Section 2: Neurotransmitters

Section 3: The Brain and Nervous System


Chapter 3

Personality Development



Section 1: Introduction to Development, Personality, and Stage Theories

Section 2: Motor and Cognitive Development



Section 3: Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development

Section 4: Freud’s Stages of Psychosexual Development

Section 5: Freud's Structural and Topographical Model

Section 6: Freud's Ego Defense Mechanisms

Section 7: Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development


Chapter 4

Learning and Behavioral Psychology



Section 1: Introduction to Learning Theory and Behavioral Psychology

Section 2: Classical and Operant Conditioning

Section 3: Reinforcement and Reinforcement Schedules


Chapter 5

Sensation and Perception

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Sensation

Section 3: Perception


Chapter 6

Memory, Intelligence and States of Mind

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Memory and Forgetting

Section 3: Intelligence

Section 4: Relaxation and Hypnosis


Chapter 7

Motivation and Emotion



Section 1: Introduction



Section 2: Motivation



Section 3: Emotion



Chapter 8

Social Psychology

Section 1: Introduction to Social Psychology

Section 2: Our View of Self and Others

Section 3: Obedience and Power

Section 4: The Role of Groups


Chapter 9


Section 1: Introduction and History of Mental Illness

Section 2: Classifying Psychopathology

Section 3: Psychiatric Disorders

Section 4: Stigma, Stereotyping, and the Mentally Ill


Chapter 10


Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Types of Psychotherapy

Section 3: Therapy Providers





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