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Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
    MODULE 1: Psychologists at Work
    MODULE 2: A Science Evolves: The Past, the Present, and the Future
    MODULE 3: Psychology’s Key Issues and Controversies

Chapter 2: Psychological Research
    MODULE 4: The Scientific Method
    MODULE 5: Conducting Psychological Research
    MODULE 6: Critical Research Issues

Chapter 3: Neuroscience and Behavior
    MODULE 7: Neurons: The Basic Elements of Behavior
    MODULE 8: The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating Within the Body
    MODULE 9: The Brain

Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
    MODULE 10: Sensing the World Around Us
    MODULE 11: Vision: Shedding Light on the Eye
    MODULE 12: Hearing and the Other Senses
    MODULE 13: Perceptual Organization: Constructing Our View of the World

Chapter 5: States of Consciousness
    MODULE 14: Sleep and Dreams
    MODULE 15: Hypnosis and Meditation
    MODULE 16: Drug Use: The Highs and Lows of Consciousness

Chapter 6: Learning
    MODULE 17: Classical Conditioning
    MODULE 18: Operant Conditioning
    MODULE 19: Cognitive Approaches to Learning

Chapter 7: Memory
    MODULE 20: The Foundations of Memory
    MODULE 21: Recalling Long-Term Memories
    MODULE 22: Forgetting: When Memory Fails

Chapter 8: Cognition and Language
    MODULE 23: Thinking and Reasoning
    MODULE 24: Problem Solving
    MODULE 25: Language

Chapter 9: Intelligence
    MODULE 26: What Is Intelligence?
    MODULE 27: Variations in Intellectual Ability
    MODULE 28: Group Differences in Intelligence: Genetic and Environmental Determinants

Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion
    MODULE 29: Explaining Motivation
    MODULE 30:  Human Needs and Motivation: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring
    MODULE 31: Understanding Emotional Experiences

Chapter 11: Sexuality and Gender
    MODULE 32: Gender and Sex
    MODULE 33: Understanding Human Sexual Response: The Facts of Life
    MODULE 34: The Diversity of Sexual Behavior

Chapter 12: Development
    MODULE 35: Nature and Nurture: The Enduring Developmental Issue
    MODULE 36: Prenatal Development: Conception to Birth
    MODULE 37: Infancy and Childhood
    MODULE 38: Adolescence: Becoming an Adult
    MODULE 39: Adulthood

Chapter 13: Personality
    MODULE 40: Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality
    MODULE 41: Trait, Learning, Biological and Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality
    MODULE 42: Assessing Personality: Determining What Makes Us Distinctive

Chapter 14: Health Psychology: Stress, Coping, and Well-Being
    MODULE 43: Stress and Coping
    MODULE 44: Psychological Aspects of Illness and Well-Being
    MODULE 45: Promoting Health and Wellness

Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
    MODULE 46: Normal Versus Abnormal: Making the Distinction
    MODULE 47: The Major Psychological Disorders
    MODULE 48: Psychological Disorders in Perspective

Chapter 16: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
    MODULE 49: Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment
    MODULE 50: Psychotherapy: Humanistic, Interpersonal, and Group Approaches to Treatment
    MODULE 51: Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment

Chapter 17: Social Psychology
    MODULE 52: Attitudes and Social Cognition
    MODULE 53: Social Influence and Groups
    MODULE 54: Prejudice and Discrimination
    MODULE 55: Positive and Negative Social Behavior

Appendix: Going by the Numbers: Statistics in Psychology
    MODULE 56: Descriptive Statistics
    MODULE 57: Measures of Variability
    MODULE 58: Using Statistics to Answer Questions: Inferential Statistics and Correlation

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