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Using his hallmark "multimedia on the printed page" approach, Rod Plotnik makes the concepts of psychology come to life! From the side-by-side visual summaries to the concept reviews, Plotnik's text is designed throughout for student mastery. And Plotnik's commitment to teaching extends into the ancillaries that accompany the text. The activities in the Instructor's Manual are exciting, original, and offer truly innovative ways to get students involved in the concepts of the course.
In many of today's psychology classrooms, the printed pages is just the beginning! In this exciting new Fifth Edition, Plotnik includes "Links to Learning" at the end of every module that launch students into whole new worlds of interactive learning and exploration. Plotnik also references interactive activities on a variety of CD-ROMs that students can purchase bundled with their textbook, as well as appropriate sections in the Study Guide.
About the Author Rod Plotnik earned his Ph. He later received a Master of Arts in psychology at San Diego State University, where he had the opportunity to work closely with Rod Plotnik, who at the time was a professor in the department and supervisor of the graduate teaching associates training program. Kouyoumdjian later earned his Ph. He has been teaching undergraduate psychology courses and authoring introductory psychology textbooks ever since. Show More. Table of Contents 1. Definition and Goals.
Modern Approaches. Historical Approaches. Cultural Diversity: Early Discrimination. Research Focus: Taking Class Notes. Careers in Psychology. Research Areas. Application of Study Skills. Answering Questions. Case Study. Cultural Diversity: Use of Placebos. Decisions About Doing Research. Scientific Method: Experiment. Application: Research Concerns. Overview: Human Brain. Neurons: Structure and Function.
Neurons versus Nerves. Sending Information. Reflex Responses. Research Focus: What is a Phantom Limb? Cultural Diversity: Plants and Drugs. Application: Fetal Tissue Transplant. Genes and Evolution. Studying the Living Brain. Organization of the Brain Control Center: four Lobes. Limbic System: Old Brain. Endocrine System. Research Focus: Sex Differences in the Brain. Application: Split Brain.
Eye: Vision. Ear: Audition. Vestibular System: Balance. Chemical Senses. Cultural Diversity: Disgust versus Delight. Research Focus: Mind Over Body? Application: Artificial Senses. Perceptual Thresholds. Sensation versus Perception. Rules of Organization. Perceptual Constancy. Depth Perception. Research Focus: Subliminal Perception. Cultural Diversity: Influence on Perceptions.
ESP: Extrasensory Perception. Application: Creating Perceptions. Continuum of Consciousness. Rhythms of Sleeping and Waking. World of Sleep. Research Focus: Circadian Reference. Cultural Diversity: Incidence of Sad. World of Dreams. Application: Sleep Problems and Treatment. Drugs: Overview. Cultural Diversity: Alcoholism Rates.
Research Focus: Drug Prevention. Three Kinds of Learning. Procedure: Classical Conditioning. Other Conditioning Concepts. Adaptive Value and Uses. Three Explanations.
Research Focus: Conditioning Little Albert. Cultural Diversity: Conditioning Dental Fears. Application: Conditioned Fear and Nausea. Operant Conditioning. Schedules of Reinforcement.
Cognitive Learning. Biological Factors. Research Focus: Noncompliance. Cultural Diversity: East Meets West. Application: Behavior Modification. Three Types of Memory. Sensory Memory: Recording. Short-term Memory: Working. Long-term Memory: Storing. Encoding: Transferring.
Repressed Memories. Cultural Diversity: Oral versus Written. Application: Unusual Memories.
Introduction Psychology 9th Edition by Haig Kouyoumdjian Rod Plotnik
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Rod Plotnik and Haig Kouyoumdjian's modular, visual approach to the fundamentals of psychology makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining. Each and every page of the text is individually planned, written, and formatted to effectively incorporate the use of Visual Cues, which help students to better remember information. The Ninth Edition features a contemporary new design, over new visuals, timely new topic coverage, and over 1, new references, all from recent years. Rod Plotnik earned his Ph. He later received a Master of Arts in psychology at San Diego State University, where he had the opportunity to work closely with Rod Plotnik, who at the time was a professor in the department and supervisor of the graduate teaching associates training program. Kouyoumdjian later earned his Ph.