Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology 15e
ISBN-13: 9781844807284 / ISBN-10: 1844807282
This 15th edition of Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology retains all the qualities which have established it as one of the leading psychology textbooks of the last 50 years: an accessible student-centered approach, a keen awareness of the latest research developments, and a thorough understanding of the classic landmark studies which have shaped psychology as an academic discipline.
1. THE NATURE OF PSYCHOLOGY.
2. BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGY.
3. PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT.
4. SENSORY PROCESSES.
7. LEARNING AND CONDITIONING.
9. LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT.
14. STRESS, HEALTH AND COPING.
15. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS.
16. TREATMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS.
17. SOCIAL INFLUENCE.
18. SOCIAL COGNITION.
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Yale University. She received her B.A. in psychology from Yale University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Pennsylvania. Nolen-Hoeksema’s research focuses on women’s greater rates of depression compared to men and on the effects of rumination in depression. In addition to her peer-reviewed journal articles, she has published 12 books, including scholarly books, textbooks and books for lay audiences. Nolen-Hoeksema has won three major teaching awards and several awards for her research, including the David Shakow Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association (APA), the Leadership Award from the Committee on Women of the APA, and a Research Career Award from the National Institute for Mental Health.
Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D. is Kenan Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with appointments in Psychology and the Kenan-Flagler School of Business. She received her B.A. in psychology from Carleton College and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. Fredrickson's research centers on emotions, especially positive emotions and their links to health and well-being. She has shared her research findings with scientists and students of psychology through scores of peer-reviewed journal articles and also with a general audience through her book, Positivity (2009, Crown). Her research and teaching have been recognized with several honors and awards, including the American Psychological Association's Templeton Prize in Positive Psychology, and the Society for Experimental Social Psychology's Career Trajectory Award.
Geoff Loftus received his BA from Brown University, and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has been professor at the University of Washington in Seattle since 1973, as well as visiting professor at MIT. He served as editor of Memory & Cognition, associate editor of Cognitive Psychology, and editorial-board member of various other journals. He has authored numerous books, book chapters, and articles. His research concerns human perception and memory, as well as mathematics, statistics, scientific methodology, urban design, and video games. He has testified as an expert witness in approximately 250 civil and criminal legal cases.
Willem A. Wagenaar is Professor of Experimental Psychology at Leiden University and Utrecht University, both in The Netherlands. His main interest is in human memory and human decision making. He designed the Tripod safety analysis system which is now the standard in the international oil industry, and has served as an expert in over a thousand criminal trials, including the famous trials against John Demjanjuk in Israel (1987), and various trials before the Yugoslavia and Rwanda War Crimes Tribunals.