Psychology in Action 9th Edition

Psychology in Action

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T EXT BOOK ENRICHMENT Page Chapter Outline 2 Learning Objectives 3 Chapter Summary/Lecture Organizer 4 Teaching Resources 8 Lecture Lead-Ins 9 Lecture Extender 11 Key Terms 13 Discussion Questions 14 Web Sites 15 Suggested Films and Videos 17 Books for Success 18 DEMONSTRATIONS, EXERCISES, PROJECTS Active Learning Activities 19 Brain-Based Learning Activities 37 Critical Thinking Exercises 44 Gender and Cultural Diversity Activity 49 Writing Project 51 Instructor's Resource Guide               Chapter 1                                 Page 1           C HAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY AND ITS RESEARCH METHODS
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O utline Introducing Psychology What is Psychology? Psychology’s Goals Psychology at Work: Careers in the Field Origins of Psychology Early Psychological Science Modern Perspectives The Science of Psychology The Scientific Method Ethical Guidelines Research Methods Experimental Research Research Highlight Love at First Fright! Critical Thinking/Active Learning Applying Critical Thinking to Psychological Science Descriptive Research Case Study/Personal Story A Life Without Fear? Correlational Research Biological Research Psychology at Work Becoming a Better Consumer of Scientific Research Gender and Cultural Diversity Are There Cultural Universals? Tools for Student Success Instructor's Resource Guide               Chapter 1                                 Page 2
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L earning O bjectives Upon completion of CHAPTER 1, the student should be able to: 1.1 Define psychology. (p. 4) 1.2 What are psychology’s four main goals? (pp. 6-7) 1.3 Summarize psychology’s major career specialties. (pp. 7-9) 1.4 Contrast structuralism versus functionalism, and list the seven major perspectives that guide modern psychology. (pp. 9-13) 1.5 Describe the biopsychosocial model. (pp. 14-15) 1.6 What is the difference between basic and applied research, and what are the six basic steps of the scientific method? (pp. 16-18) 1.7 What are the key ethical issues in psychological research and therapy? (pp. 18-20) 1.8 Explain how experiments help researchers determine cause and effect. (pp. 21-22) 1.9 Compare and contrast experimental versus control groups and independent versus dependent variables. (pp. 22-24) 1.10 How do researchers guard against experimenter bias and ethnocentrism? (pp. 22-25) 1.11 How do researchers safeguard against sample bias and participant bias? (pp. 25-26) 1.12 Why do we sometimes mislabel our emotions? (p. 27) 1.13 Explain descriptive research and its three key methods—naturalistic observation, surveys, and case studies. (pp. 28-31) 1.14 Compare correlational research and correlation coefficients. (pp. 31-33) 1.15 Describe biological research and its major tools for discovery. (pp. 33-36) 1.16 Are there cultural universals? (pp. 38-39) 1.17 How can I use psychology to study and learn psychology? (pp. 39-47)
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