Conversations on Psychology

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Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1994, Vol 39(1), 82–83. Reviews the book, Psychology (5th ed.) by Spencer A. Rathus (1993). The organization of the chapters in Psychology closely parallels the 13 major areas covered in the Advanced Placement (AP) course and AP Examination in Psychology. More specifically, this book includes chapters on: (a) methods, approaches, and history; (b) biological bases of behavior (biology and behavior); (c) sensation and perception; (d) states of consciousness; (e) cognition (chapters on memory and on language, thought, and intelligence); (f) motivation and emotion; (g) developmental psychology; (h) personality; (i) testing and individual differences (covered in chapters on language, thought, and intelligence and on personality); (j) abnormal psychology; (k) treatment of psychological disorders (methods of therapy); and (l) social psychology. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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