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Test Bank for Psychology and Life (Book Only) (19th Edition) by Richard J. Gerrig

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ISBN-10: 205685919
/ ISBN-13: 9780205685912

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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Chapter 1: Psychology and Life
Chapter 2: Research Methods In Psychology
Chapter 3: The Biological and Evolutionary Bases Of Behavior
Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 5: Mind, Consciousness, and Alternate States
Chapter 6: Learning and Behavior Analysis
Chapter 7: Memory
Chapter 8: Cognitive Processes
Chapter 9: Intelligence and Intelligence Assessment
Chapter 10: Human Development Across The Life Span
Chapter 11: Motivation
Chapter 12: Emotion, Stress, and Health
Chapter 13: Understanding Human Personality
Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders
Chapter 15: Therapies For Psychological Disorders
Chapter 16: Social Psychology
FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1. PSYCHOLOGY AND LIFE
WHAT MAKES PSYCHOLOGY UNIQUE?
Definitions
The Goals of Psychology
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Why Do Friendships End?
THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology’s Historical Foundations
Women as Pioneering Researchers
Perspectives on Psychology
WHAT PSYCHOLOGISTS DO
Psychology in Your Life: In What Ways Do Psychologists Participate in the Legal System?
HOW TO USE THIS TEXT
Study Strategies
Study Techniques
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
2. RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
THE PROCESS OF RESEARCH
Observer Biases and Operational Definitions
Experimental Methods: Alternative Explanations and the Need for Controls
Correlational Methods
Subliminal Influence?
Psychology in Your Life: Can Survey Research Affect Your Attitudes?
PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT
Achieving Reliability and Validity
Self-Report Measures
Behavioral Measures and Observations
ETHICAL ISSUES IN HUMAN AND ANIMAL RESEARCH
Informed Consent
Risk/Gain Assessment
Intentional Deception
Debriefing
Issues in Animal Research
BECOMING A WISER RESEARCH CONSUMER
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Why is Skill with Numbers Important?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
STATISTICAL SUPPLEMENT
UNDERSTANDING STATISTICS: ANALYZING DATA AND FORMING CONCLUSIONS
ANALYZING THE DATA
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
BECOMING A WISE CONSUMER OF STATISTICS
Key Terms
3. THE BIOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY BASES OF BEHAVIOR
HEREDITY AND BEHAVIOR
Evolution and Natural Selection
Variation in the Human Genotype
THE NERVOUS SYSTEM IN ACTION
The Neuron
Action Potentials
Synaptic Transmission
Neurotransmitters and Their Functions
Critical Thinking in Your Life: What Does “It’s Genetic” Mean?
BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR
Eavesdropping on the Brain
The Nervous System
Brain Structures and Their Functions
Hemispheric Lateralization
The Endocrine System
Plasticity and Neurogenesis: Our Changing Brains
Psychology in Your Life: How Does Your Brain Determine Trust?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
4. SENSATION AND PERCEPTION
SENSORY KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORLD
The Proximal and Distal Stimuli
Psychophysics
From Physical Events to Mental Events
THE VISUAL SYSTEM
The Human Eye
The Pupil and the Lens
The Retina
Processes in the Brain
Seeing Color
HEARING
The Physics of Sound
Psychological Dimensions of Sound
The Physiology of Hearing
YOUR OTHER SENSES
Smell
Taste
Touch and Skin Senses
The Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses
Pain
Psychology in Your Life: What is Eating “Hot” Food Painful?
ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES IN PERCEPTION
Attentional Processes
Principles of Perceptual Grouping
Spatial and Temporal Integration
Motion Perception
Depth Perception
Perceptual Constancies
Illusions
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Are Drivers Distracted When They Use Their Cell Phones?
IDENTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION PROCESSES
Bottom-Up and Top-Down Processes
The Influence of Contexts and Expectations
Final Lessons
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
5. MIND, CONSCIOUSNESS, AND ALTERNATE STATES
THE CONTENTS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Awareness and Consciousness
Studying the Contents of Consciousness
THE FUNCTIONS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
The Uses of Consciousness
Studying the Functions of Consciousness
SLEEP AND DREAMS
Circadian Rhythms
The Sleep Cycle
Why Sleep?
Sleep Disorders
Dreams: Theater of the Mind
Psychology in Your Life: Are You a Morning Type or an Evening Type?
ALTERED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Lucid Dreaming
Hypnosis
Meditation
MIND-ALTERING DRUGS
Dependence and Addiction
Varieties of Psychoactive Drugs
Critical Thinking in Your Life: What Can We Learn from “The Munchies”?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
6. LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS
THE STUDY OF LEARNING
What Is Learning?
Behaviorism and Behavior Analysis
CLASSICAL CONDITIONING: LEARNING PREDICTABLE SIGNALS
Pavlov’s Surprising Observation
Processes of Conditioning
Focus on Acquisition
Applications of Classical Conditioning
Psychology in Your Life: How Does Classical Conditioning Affect Cancer Treatment?
OPERANT CONDITIONING: LEARNING ABOUT CONSEQUENCES
The Law of Effect
Experimental Analysis of Behavior
Reinforcement Contingencies
Properties of Reinforcers
Schedules of Reinforcement
Shaping
Critical Thinking in Your Life: To Spank or Not to Spank?
BIOLOGY AND LEARNING
Instinctual Drift
Taste-Aversion Learning
COGNITIVE INFLUENCES ON LEARNING
Comparative Cognition
Observational Learning
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
7. MEMORY
WHAT IS MEMORY?
Functions of Memory
An Overview of Memory Processes
MEMORY USE FOR THE SHORT-TERM
Iconic Memory
Short-Term Memory
Working Memory
LONG-TERM MEMORY: ENCODING AND RETRIEVAL
Retrieval Cues
Context and Encoding
The Processes of Encoding and Retrieval
Why We Forget
Improving Memory for Unstructured Information
Metamemory
Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Can Memory Research Help Your Prepare for Exams?
STRUCTURES IN LONG-TERM MEMORY
Memory Structures
Remembering as a Reconstructive Process
BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF MEMORY
Searching for the Engram
Memory Disorders
Brain Imaging
Psychology in Your Life: Why Does Alzheimer’s Disease Affect Memory?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
8. COGNITIVE PROCESSES
STUDYING COGNITION
Discovering the Processes of Mind
Mental Processes and Mental Resources
LANGUAGE USE
Language Production
Language Understanding
Language and Evolution
Language, Thought, and Culture
Psychology in Your Life: Why and How Do People Lie?
VISUAL COGNITION
Using Visual Representations
Combining Verbal and Visual Representations
PROBLEM SOLVING AND REASONING
Problem Solving
Deductive Reasoning
Inductive Reasoning
JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING
Heuristics and Judgment
The Psychology of Decision Making
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Can Political Experts Predict the Future?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
9. INTELLIGENCE AND INTELLIGENCE ASSESSMENT
WHAT IS ASSESSMENT?
History of Assessment
Basic Features of Formal Assessment
INTELLIGENCE ASSESSMENT
The Origins of Intelligence Testing
IQ Tests
Extremes of Intelligence
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Can You Trust Assessment on the Web?
THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE
Psychometric Theories of Intelligence
Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences and Emotional Intelligence
THE POLITICS OF INTELLIGENCE
The History of Group Comparisons
Heredity and IQ
Environments and IQ
Culture and the Validity of IQ Tests
CREATIVITY
Assessing Creativity and the Link to Intelligence
Extremes of Creativity
Psychology in Your Life: How Can You Become More Creative?
ASSESSMENT AND SOCIETY
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
10. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
STUDYING DEVELOPMENT
PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
Prenatal and Childhood Development
Physical Development in Adolescence
Physical Changes in Adulthood
COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
Piaget’s Insights Into Mental Development
Contemporary Perspectives on Early Cognitive Development
Cognitive Development in Adulthood
Psychology in Your Life: Will Your Brain Work Differently as You Age?
ACQUIRING LANGUAGE
Perceiving Speech and Perceiving Words
Learning Word Meanings
Acquiring Grammar
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
Erikson’s Psychosocial Stages
Social Development in Childhood
Social Development in Adolescence
Social Development in Adulthood
Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Does Day Care Affect Children’s Development?
SEX AND GENDER DIFFERENCES
Sex Differences
Gender Identity and Gender Roles
MORAL DEVELOPMENT
Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Reasoning
Gender and Cultural Perspectives on Moral Reasoning
LEARNING TO AGE SUCCESSFULLY
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
11. MOTIVATION
UNDERSTANDING MOTIVATION
Functions of Motivational Concepts
Sources of Motivation
A Hierarchy of Needs
EATING
The Physiology of Eating
The Psychology of Eating
Psychology in Your Life: How Does the Presence of Others Influence Your Eating?
SEXUAL BEHAVIORS
Nonhuman Sexual Behaviors
Human Sexual Arousal and Response
The Evolution of Sexual Behaviors
Sexual Norms
Homosexuality
MOTIVATION FOR PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT
Need for Achievement
Attributions for Success and Failure
Work and Organizational Psychology
Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Does Motivation Affect Academic Achievement?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
12. EMOTION, STRESS, AND HEALTH
EMOTIONS
Basic Emotions and Culture
Theories of Emotion
The Impact of Mood and Emotions
Subjective Well-Being
Psychology in Your Life: Can You Accurately Predict Your Future Emotions?
STRESS OF LIVING
Physiological Stress Reactions
Psychological Stress Reactions
Coping with Stress
Positive Effects of Stress
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
The Biopsychosocial Model of Health
Health Promotion
Treatment
Personality and Health
Job Burnout and the Health-Care System
A Toast to Your Health
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Can Health Psychology Help You Get More Exercise?
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
13. UNDERSTANDING HUMAN PERSONALITY
TYPE AND TRAIT PERSONALITY THEORIES
Categorizing by Types
Describing with Traits
Traits and Heritability
Do Traits Predict Behaviors?
Evaluation of Type and Trait Theories
PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORIES
Freudian Psychoanalysis
Evaluation of Freudian Theory
Extending Psychodynamic Theories
Psychology in Your Life: Why Are Some People Shy?
HUMANISTIC THEORIES
Features of Humanistic Theories
Evaluation of Humanistic Theories
SOCIAL-LEARNING AND COGNITIVE THEORIES
Rotter’s Expectancy Theory
Mischel’s Cognitive-Affective Personality Theory
Bandura’s Cognitive Social-Learning Theory
Cantor’s Social Intelligence Theory
Evaluation of Social-Learning and Cognitive Theories
SELF THEORIES
Dynamic Aspects of Self-Concepts
Self-Esteem
The Cultural Construction of Self
Evaluation of Self Theories
COMPARING PERSONALITY THEORIES
Critical Thinking in Your Life: How is Personality Conveyed in Cyberspace?
ASSESSING PERSONALITY
Objective Tests
Projective Tests
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
14. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
THE NATURE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
Deciding What Is Abnormal
The Problem of Objectivity
Classifying Psychological Disorders
The Etiology of Psychopathology
Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Do Disorders Enter DSM?
ANXIETY DISORDERS
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Panic Disorder
Phobias
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Causes of Anxiety Disorders
MOOD DISORDERS
Major Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Causes of Mood Disorders
Gender Differences in Depression
Suicide
Psychology in Your Life: How Can We Pinpoint Interactions of Nature and Nurture?
PERSONALITY DISORDERS
Borderline Personality Disorder
Antisocial Personality Disorder
SOMATOFORM AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS
Somatoform Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
SCHIZOPHRENIC DISORDERS
Major Types of Schizophrenia
Causes of Schizophrenia
PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Autistic Disorder
THE STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESS
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
15. THERAPIES FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
THE THERAPEUTIC CONTEXT
Goals and Major Therapies
Therapists and Therapeutic Settings
Diversity Issues in Psychotherapy
Historical Perspectives on Institutional Treatment
PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPIES
Freudian Psychoanalysis
Later Psychodynamic Therapies
Psychology in Your Life: Are Lives Haunted by Repressed Memories?
BEHAVIOR THERAPIES
Counterconditioning
Contingency Management
Social-Learning Therapy
Generalization Techniques
COGNITIVE THERAPIES
Changing False Beliefs
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
HUMANISTIC THERAPIES
Client-Centered Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
GROUP THERAPIES
Couple and Family Therapy
Community Support Groups
BIOMEDICAL THERAPIES
Drug Therapy
Psychosurgery
ECT and rTMS
Critical Thinking in Your Life: Does Therapy Affect Brain Activity?
TREATMENT EVALUATION AND PREVENTION STRATEGIES
Evaluating Therapeutic Effectiveness
Prevention Strategies
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide
16. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL REALITY
The Origins of Attribution Theory
The Fundamental Attribution Error
Self-Serving Biases
Expectations and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies
THE POWER OF THE SITUATION
Roles and Rules
Social Norms
Conformity
Decision Making in Groups
Obedience to Authority
ATTITUDES, ATTITUDE CHANGE, AND ACTION
Attitudes and Behaviors
Processes of Persuasion
Persuasion by Your Own Actions
Compliance
PREJUDICE
Origins of Prejudice
Effects of Stereotypes
Reversing Prejudice
SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Liking
Loving
Psychology in Your Life: In What Ways Are You Like a Chameleon?
AGGRESSION, ALTRUISM, AND PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR
Individual Differences in Aggression
Situational Influences on Aggression
The Roots of Prosocial Behavior
The Effects of the Situation on Prosocial Behavior
Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Can You Get People to Volunteer?
A PERSONAL ENDNOTE
Recapping Main Points
Key Terms
Practice Test
Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide


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