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Modern psychology in historical context [electronic resource] / David W. Martin.

Martin, David W. (Author). Martin, David W.. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Read by David W. Martin. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2006.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Digital content provided by hoopla.
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Read by David W. Martin.
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This Lecture: This lecture introduces psychology as the study of human behavior either from a clinical or scientific perspective - with several examples of the varieties of approaches each may take - and also traces some of the discipline's history. The Course: This course, taught by Professor David Martin, is an outstanding introduction to psychology, beginning with its history and looking ahead to its future. Its 36 lectures work smoothly as an easy-to-follow primer and offer an ideal starting point for satisfying curiosity about how the mind works, perspectives from a variety of social scientists, and directions for further learning. All Lectures: 1. Modern Psychology in Historical Context 2. Experimentation as a Research Method 3. Nonexperimental Research Methods 4. Evolutionary Theory and Modern Psychology 5. Freud's Thinking 6. Details of Psychoanalytic Theory 7. Classification of Mental Illnesses 8. Anxiety and Mood Disorders 9. Disorders of Brain, Body, Self, Drugs, Sex 10. Schizophrenic Disorders 11. Childhood, Retardation, Personality Disorders 12. Physical Therapies - Drugs 13. Physical Therapies - ECT, Surgery, Genes 14. Talking Therapies - Psychoanalysis 15. Therapies - Humanistic, Cognitive, Group 16. Behavior Therapies - Classical Conditioning 17. Behavior Therapies - Operant Conditioning 18. Models of Motivation 19. Emotion - What Do We Measure? 20. Emotion - Theories 21. Psychoactive Drugs - Processes, Stimulants 22. Drugs - Depressants, Narcotics, Hallucinogens 23. Social Psychology - Influence and Reciprocity 24. Social Psychology - Additional Mechanisms 25. Simple Learning - Classical Conditioning 26. Simple Learning - Operant Conditioning 27. Complex Learning 28. Memory - Characteristics 29. Memory - Memory Aids and Forgetting Theories 30. Perception - Forming Internal Models 31. Perception - Finding and Organizing Cues 32. Evolutionary Psychology - Basic Concepts 33. Evolutionary Psychology - Altruism and Mating 34. Evolutionary Psychology - War, Family, Food 35. Engineering Psychology 36. Recap, Omissions, and Into the Future
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Science & Technology
Genre: Audiobooks

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