|Forty Studies that Changed Psychology, Global Edition||
Forty Studies that Changed Psychology, Global Edition
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Forty studies that helped shape the field of Psychology
Roger Hock’s Forty Studies provides a glimpse of the science of psychology, unraveling the complexities of human nature. Hock summarises some of the most influential studies in psychological history studies, and guides the reader through a thoughtful interpretation of the results and why the study is considered so important. This book provides a more in-depth look and analyses that cannot be found by reading a textbook or research alone.
Upon completing this book, readers will:
Organising Framework – Every chapter is organised to help introduce readers to a topic and explore related studies. Most chapters contain the following framework:
Interpretation- Provides students with an interpretation of the meaning, relevance, and importance of each study's findings based on the researchers' discussions.
Easy-to-follow format and design – The no-jargon language and simple layout of the book helps students put large ideas into a simple framework.
Study references - References to the study are presented along with a detailed account of the experimental design and the methods used to carry out research. They help readers examine complex topics.
Original study references- References supply students with an exact, readily-available reference for locating each study in its original form.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Chapter 1: Biology And Human Behavior
Reading 1: One Brain Or Two?
Reading 2: More Experience = Bigger Brain
Reading 3: Are You A “Natural?”
Reading 4: Watch Out For The Visual Cliff!
Chapter 2: Perception And Consciousness
Reading 5: Take A Long Look
Reading 6: To Sleep, No Doubt To Dream
Reading 7: As A Category, It’s A Natural
Reading 8: Acting As If You Are Hypnotized
Chapter 3: Learning And Conditioning
Reading 9: It’s Not Just About Salivating Dogs!
Reading 10: Little Emotional Albert
Reading 11: Knock Wood!
Reading 12: See Aggression . . . Do Aggression!
Chapter 4: Intelligence, Cognition, And Memory
Reading 13: What You Expect Is What You Get
Reading 14: Just How Are You Intelligent?
Reading 15: Maps In Your Mind
Reading 16: Thanks For The Memories!
Chapter 5: Human Development
Reading 17: Discovering Love
Reading 18: Out Of Sight, But Not Out Of Mind
Reading 19: How Moral Are You?
Reading 20: In Control And Glad Of It!
Chapter 6: Emotion And Motivation
Reading 21: A Sexual Motivation
Reading 22: I Can See It All Over Your Face!
Reading 23: Watching Your Emotions?
Reading 24: Thoughts Out Of Tune
Chapter 7: Personality
Reading 25: Are You The Master Of Your Fate?
Reading 26: Masculine Or Feminine . . . Or Both?
Reading 27: Racing Against Your Heart
Reading 28: The One, The Many
Chapter 8: Psychopathology
Reading 29: Who’s Crazy Here, Anyway?
Reading 30: You’re Getting Defensive Again!
Reading 31: Learning To Be Depressed
Reading 32: Crowding Into The Behavioral Sink
Chapter 9: Psychotherapy
Reading 33: Choosing Your Psychotherapist
Reading 34: Relaxing Your Fears Away
Reading 35: Projections Of Who You Are
Reading 36: Picture This!
Chapter 10: Social Psychology
Reading 37: A Prison By Any Other Name
Reading 38: The Power Of Conformity
Reading 39: To Help Or Not To Help
Reading 40: Obey At Any Cost?
Roger R. Hock received his Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego and is currently the Director of the Psychology Program at Mendocino College in northern California. He is the author of several well-known books including two textbooks, Human Sexuality and 40 Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research. He is coauthor (with Meg Kennedy Dugan) of, It’s My Life Now: Starting over after an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence. He brings over 20 years of teaching experience to the project.