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Description of a book "General Psychology" published by the University of Central Florida Press:

"Comprehensive coverage of core concepts grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research, including coverage of the DSM-5 in discussions of psychological disorders. Incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe."

 

General Psychology      (file size: about 20 MB)

 

Information about the author of the book "Introduction to Psychology", available below, is provided here. This may help readers to better evaluate the contents of the book.

Charles Stangor, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland (biography on Department of Psychology website):

"Dr. Stangor is a professor in the Social, Decisional, and Organizational Sciences Specialty Area. He has also taught at the New School for Social Research, Michigan State University, and at the University of Tübingen in Germany. He received his BA from Beloit College in 1973 and his PhD from New York University in 1986. Dr. Stangor is the recipient of research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and from the National Science Foundation. He has published seven books and over 70 research articles and book chapters and has served as an associate editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology. He is a charter fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. He has served as the chair of the executive committee and as executive officer for the Society for Experimental Social Psychology. Dr. Stangor regularly teaches Social Psychology, Research Methods, and at the graduate level, Fundamentals of Social Psychology and Group Processes. Dr. Stangor has served as Associate Chair in the psychology department, and has won the distinguished teaching award from the University of Maryland. Dr. Stangor’s research interests concern the enhancement and assessment of academic achievement in higher education, with a particular focus on reducing educational achievement gaps between men and women and among ethnic groups."

 

    Introduction to Psychology   (Adapted by Martha Lally and Suzanne Valentine-French, College of Lake County)

 

Table of Contents of a book titled "General Psychology: An Introduction":

Chapter 1: The Origins of Psychology
Chapter 2: The Methods of Psychology
Chapter 3: Biological Psychology
Chapter 4: Sensation & Perception
Chapter 5: Learning & Behavior
Chapter 6: States of Consciousness
Chapter 7: Memory
Chapter 8: Motivation
Chapter 9: Stress & Health
Chapter 10: Cognition: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Chapter 11: Human Development
Chapter 12: Personality
Chapter 13: Psychological Disorders
Chapter 14: Therapy
Chapter 15: Social Psychology

 

General Psychology: An Introduction