With an undeniable gift for writing, David Myers will lead your students on a guided tour of psychological science and poignant personal stories. This ground-breaking text is correlated directly to the AP (R) course. Whether you are new to AP (R) Psychology or have many years under your belt, this uniquely AP (R) book program can help you achieve more.
With an undeniable gift for writing, David Myers will lead your students on a guided tour of psychological science and poignant personal stories. Whether you are new to AP (R) Psychology or have many years under your belt, this uniquely AP (R) book program can help you achieve more.
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 Myers received his B.A. in chemistry from Whitworth University, and his psychology Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College, Michigan, where he has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections. Hope College students have invited him to be their commencement speaker and voted him "outstanding professor."