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Title 21st century psychology : a reference handbook / edited by Stephen F. Davis, William Buskist.
Published Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, c2008.
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 Floor2  BF131 .A15 2008  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  BF131 .A15 2008  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series 21st century reference series
21st century reference series (Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, Calif.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PARTIAL CONTENTS: VOLUME ONE: PART I: HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY: Psychology before 1900 -- Psychology in the 20th century -- Women and minorities in psychology -- Conducting research on the history of psychology -- PART II: BASIC RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND ANALYTIC TECHNIQUES: Statistical techniques and analysis -- Validity -- Nonexperimental research methods -- Experimental designs -- Single-subject designs -- Qualitative research -- Ethics of psychological research -- PART III: NEUROSCIENCE: Biological psychology -- Neurotransmission -- Traditional neuroscience research methods -- Imaging techniques for the localization of brain function -- Drugs and behavior -- Behavioral pharmacology -- PART IV: SENSORY PROCESSES AND PERCEPTION: Sensation -- Psychophysics -- States of consciousness -- Taste -- Vision -- Olfaction -- Audition -- Somatosensory systems -- Perception -- PART V: EVOLUTION AND BEHAVIOR: Evolutionary psychology: the impact of evolution on human behavior -- Evolutionary perspectives on mate preferences -- Animal learning and behavior -- Animal cognition -- Comparative psychology -- PART VI: BASIC LEARNING PROCESSES: Classical conditioning -- Recent trends in classical conditioning -- Taste-aversion learning -- Operant conditioning -- Recent trends in operant conditioning -- Social learning -- Stimulus equivalence -- PART VII: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND PERSONALITY: Psychometrics -- Testing and assessment -- Personality development -- Personality psychology -- Intelligence -- Motivation and emotion -- PART VIII: COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: Memory: a look into the past, present, and future -- Memory and eyewitness testimony -- Repressed and recovered memory -- Language and language development -- Thinking and problem solving -- Critical thinking -- Artificial intelligence -- VOLUME TWO: PART IX: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: Prenatal development and infancy -- Childhood and adolescence -- Adulthood and aging: perspectives on adult development -- Disabilities -- Autism -- Giftedness -- Death, dying, and bereavement -- Nature versus nurture -- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: myth or mental disorder? -- PART X: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY: Social cognition -- Attitudes and attitude change -- Group processes -- Social influence -- The nature of love -- Prejudice and stereotyping -- Leadership, theory and practice -- PART XI: HEALTH, STRESS, AND COPING: Health psychology -- Stress and stressors -- Coping skills -- Resilience -- Positive psychology -- Human performance in extreme environments -- HIV -- Suicide -- PART XII: BEHAVIOR DISORDERS AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY: Abnormal psychology -- Ethics of therapists -- Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM) -- Anxiety disorders -- Dissociative disorders -- Personality disorders -- Mood disorders: an overview -- Schizophrenia: understanding a split mind -- Psychoactive substance use disorders -- Psychotherapy -- Cognitive behavioral therapy -- Family therapy and therapy with children -- Pharmacotherapy -- Forensic clinical psychology: sensationalism and reality -- Sexual offending behavior -- PART XIII: APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY: Industrial and organizational psychology -- Human factors -- Community psychology -- Sport psychology -- Environmental psychology -- Psychology and the law -- Applied behavior analysis -- Organizational behavior management -- PART XIV: HUMAN DIVERSITY: Gender and sexual orientation - Multiple axes of human diversity -- Psychology and religion -- Cross-cultural psychology and research -- International psychology.
Subject Psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related Names Davis, Stephen F.
Buskist, William.
Alternate Title Twenty first century psychology
ISBN 9781412949682 (alk. paper)
1412949688 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 163614067