Dr. Myers will lead your students on a guided tour of psychological science and poignant personal stories. Dr. Myers teaches, illuminates, and inspires. Four years ago, we published this ground-breaking text which is correlated directly to the AP (R) course. Today, we build on that innovation and proudly introduce the 2nd AP (R) Edition.
Dr. Myers will lead your students on a guided tour of psychological science and poignant personal stories. Dr. Myers teaches, illuminates, and inspires. Four years ago, we published this ground-breaking text which is correlated directly to the AP(R) course. Today, we build on that innovation and proudly introduce the 2nd AP(R) Edition.
Unit 1 Psychology's History and Approaches.- Unit 2 Research Methods: Thinking Critically With Psychological Science.- Unit 3 Biological Bases of Behavior: Part A: Neural Processing and the Endocrine System; Part B: The Brain; Part C: Genetics, Evolutionary Psychology, and Behavior.- Unit 4 Sensation and Perception.- Unit 5 States of Consciousness.- Unit 6 Learning.- Unit 7 Cognition: Part A: Memory; Part B: Thinking, Problem Solving, Creativity, and Language.- Unit 8 Motivation and Emotion: Part A: Motivation; Part B: Emotions, Stress, and Health.- Unit 9 Developmental Psychology.- Unit 10 Personality.- Unit 11 Testing and Individual Differences.- Unit 12 Abnormal Psychology.- Unit 13 Treatment of Psychological Disorders.- Unit 14 Social Psychology.- Appendix A Careers in Psychology, by Jennifer Zwolinski.- Appendix B Psychology at Work.- Appendix C Promoting Health.- Appendix D Animal Thinking and Language.- Appendix E Answers to Test Yourself Questions.
David G. Myers received his psychology PhD from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College, Michigan, where he is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology and has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections. Hope College students have invited him to be their commencement speaker and voted him 'outstanding professor.' Myers's scientific articles have, with support from National Science Foundation grants, appeared in more than two dozen scientific periodicals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Science, and the American Psychologist. In addition to his scholarly writing and his textbooks for introductory and social psychology, he also digests psychological science for the general public. His writings have appeared in three dozen magazines, from Today's Education to Scientific American. He also has authored five general audience books, including The Pursuit of Happiness and Intuition: Its Powers and Perils. Myers has chaired his city's Human Relations Commission, helped found a thriving assistance center for families in poverty, and spoken to hundreds of college and community groups. Drawing on his experience, he also has written articles and a book (A Quiet World) about hearing loss, and he is advocating a transformation in American assistive listening technology.