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Psychology
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Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.Senior Contributing AuthorsRose M. Spielman, Formerly of Quinnipiac UniversityContributing AuthorsKathryn Dumper, Bainbridge State CollegeWilliam Jenkins, Mercer UniversityArlene Lacombe, Saint Joseph's UniversityMarilyn Lovett, Livingstone CollegeMarion Perlmutter, University of Michigan

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Social Science
Psychology
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Full Course
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Rice University
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OpenStax College
Date Added:
02/14/2014
Psychology, Social Psychology, Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:Explain the Asch effectDefine conformity and types of social influenceDescribe Stanley Milgram’s experiment and its implicationsDefine groupthink, social facilitation, and social loafing

Subject:
Social Science
Psychology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
07/10/2017