CliffsAP Psychology: An American BookWorks Corporation Project

By Lori A Harris

Your entire consultant to the next ranking at the AP* Psychology exam

Why CliffsTestPrep Guides?

Go with the identify you recognize and belief Get the knowledge you need--fast! Written through try out prep specialists

About the contents:

Part I: Introduction
* concerning the exam--content and format
* tips about answering multiple-choice questions
* pointers on answering free-response questions
* Scoring

Part II: topic Review
* background and approaches
* learn methods
* organic bases of behavior
* Sensation and perception
* States of consciousness
* Learning
* Cognition
* Motivation and emotion
* Developmental psychology
* Personality
* checking out and person differences
* irregular psychology
* remedy of mental disorders
* Social psychology

Part III: AP Psychology perform Tests
* four full-length perform exams with solutions and explanations
* Time guidance so you will learn how to velocity yourself

*AP is a registered trademark of the school Board, which used to be now not enthusiastic about the construction of, and doesn't propose, this product.

AP attempt Prep necessities from the specialists at CliffsNotes

An American BookWorks company Project

Contributors: Lori A. Harris, PhD, Murray country college; Kevin T. Ball, BA, Indiana college; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MSW, President, increased education, Inc.; Lisa S. Taubenblat, CSW, Partnership with Children

Show description

Continue reading


Cognitive Behavior Therapy of DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorders: Highly Effective Interventions for the Most Common Personality Disorders, Second Edition

By Len Sperry

Cognitive habit treatment of DSM-IV-TR character Disorders is a well timed addition to medical perform, as character problems have bought gradually expanding awareness in recent times and Cognitive habit remedy is now the main largely practiced theoretical orientation. completely revised from the 1st version, the publication bargains an summary of the sphere, with major updates to mirror the latest advances in CBT within the remedy of character problems. worthwhile as either a textual content and a pro reference, it emphasizes developmental psychopathology and integrative CBT remedy conceptualizations. It offers busy clinicians with the simplest functional scientific recommendations - illustrated with compelling case fabric - that they should paintings successfully with personality-disordered participants.

Show description

Continue reading


The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales

By Oliver Sacks

In his such a lot outstanding publication, “one of the nice scientific writers of the 20th century” (The big apple Times) recounts the case histories of sufferers misplaced within the strange, it sounds as if inescapable international of neurological disorders.

Oliver Sacks’s The guy Who Mistook His spouse for a Hat tells the tales of people with very good perceptual and highbrow aberrations: sufferers who've misplaced their stories and with them the better a part of their pasts; who're not capable of realize humans and customary gadgets; who're afflicted with violent tics and grimaces or who shout involuntary obscenities; whose limbs became alien; who've been brushed aside as retarded but are proficient with uncanny creative or mathematical abilities.

If inconceivably unusual, those really good stories stay, in Dr. Sacks’s perfect and sympathetic telling, deeply human. they're stories of existence suffering opposed to very good adversity, they usually permit us to go into the area of the neurologically impaired, to visualize with our hearts what it has to be to reside and consider as they do. a good healer, Sacks by no means loses sight of medicine’s final accountability: “the anguish, , scuffling with human subject.”

Show description

Continue reading


What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night

Drawing from the horizons of technology, ultra-modern major thinkers show the hidden threats no one is speaking approximately - and disclose the fake fears each person else is distracted through.

What may still we be anxious approximately? that's the query John Brockman, writer of Edge.org, posed to the planet's such a lot influential minds. He requested them to reveal whatever that, for clinical purposes, concerns them - quite situations that are not at the renowned radar but. Encompassing neuroscience, economics, philosophy, physics, psychology, biology, and extra - listed below are a hundred and fifty rules that would revolutionize your knowing of the realm.

Show description

Continue reading


What Life Could Mean to You: The Psychology of Personal Development

By Alfred Adler

What existence may perhaps suggest to You is one in all Alfred Adler’s most well-liked books, combining a whole consultant to his paintings on own improvement with a pragmatic method of self-understanding. curious about his ‘three projects of lifestyles’ – marriage, paintings, and social relationships – it explores the major matters that impact the growth of our lives and our view of what existence potential. It combines transparent, comprehensible causes with pragmatic recommendation to permit a fuller realizing of what lifestyles can supply. With this, we will triumph over the restrictions of our previous, and improve the boldness to remodel either ourselves and our world.

Show description

Continue reading


Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

By Nicolas Langlitz

Neuropsychedelia examines the revival of psychedelic technology because the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this formerly prospering quarter of psychopharmacology, and within the wake of clashes among counterculture and institution within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, a brand new iteration of hallucinogen researchers used the hype round the neurosciences within the Nineties to deliver psychedelics again into the mainstream of technology and society. This ebook relies on anthropological fieldwork and philosophical reflections on existence and paintings in laboratories that experience performed key roles during this improvement: a human lab in Switzerland and an animal lab in California. It sheds mild at the principal transnational axis of the resurgence connecting American psychedelic tradition with the house state of LSD. within the borderland of technological know-how and faith, Neuropsychedelia explores the tensions among using hallucinogens to version psychoses and to awaken religious stories in laboratory settings. Its protagonists, together with the anthropologist himself, fight to discover a spot for the paranormal less than stipulations of late-modern materialism.

Show description

Continue reading


Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick

By Jeremy Dean

At least one 3rd of our waking hours are lived on autopilot. yet conduct of the brain do not need to regulate us—we can steer them. Drawing at the most up-to-date study, psychologist Jeremy Dean explains why doubtless effortless conduct can turn out tough to shape and the way to take cost of your brain’s workouts to make any swap stick. Making conduct, Breaking Habits explains that it's attainable to bend behavior for your will—and turn into happier, extra artistic, and extra productive.

Show description

Continue reading


Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring

By Michael A. Tompkins

Many those that hoard comprehend the level in their challenge and are open to aid. This ebook isn't really for them. Digging Out is for the involved and pissed off family and friends participants of people that don't totally settle for the significance in their hoarding challenge and refuse support from others. when you have a chum or friend with a hoarding challenge and are looking for the way to consultant her or him to a more fit, more secure lifestyle, this ebook is for you.

In Digging Out, you can find an entire consultant to aiding your beloved with a hoarding challenge stay effectively and very easily in his or her domestic or residence. incorporated are real looking damage aid techniques so you might use to assist your beloved deal with wellbeing and fitness and safeguard risks, keep away from eviction, and inspire her or him to make long term way of life alterations. you are going to tips on how to deal with a roommate or wife with a hoarding challenge, establish and paintings via specified concerns which could come up while the person that hoards is frail and aged, and obtain assistance for therapeutic strained relationships among those who hoard and their family and friends. Take center. With this publication as a consultant, you could aid your beloved stay extra conveniently and competently, salvage your broken dating, and restoration your peace of mind.

Show description

Continue reading


Critique of Marxist Philosophy (Part 2)

By Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir Al Sadr - XKP

Ever seeing that guy has tried to figure out his relation to the exterior global, the formula of worldwide view has been a vital challenge of philosophic proposal. The author's objective is to give the area view of Islamic philosophy opposed to the backdrop of different perspectives offered by way of smooth Western philosophy, particularly Marxism.

-

ISLAMICMOBILITY.COM

Show description

Continue reading


How to Disappear: Erase Your Digital Footprint, Leave False Trails, and Vanish without a Trace

By Frank M. Ahearn, Eileen C. Horan

Amazon: [url]http://www.amazon.com/How-Disappear-Digital-Footprint-without/dp/1599219778/[/url]
Author's web site: [url]http://www.frankahearn.com/[/url]

From the world's preeminent humans finder —an insider's advisor to disappearing

How to Disappear is the authoritative and accomplished consultant for those that search to guard their privateness in addition to for somebody who’s ever entertained the myth of disappearing— no matter if really dropping by the wayside of sight or through doing away with the traceable proof in their existence.

Written by way of the world’s prime specialists on discovering humans and assisting humans keep away from being came upon, How to Disappear covers every thing from instruments for disappearing to getting to know and getting rid of the approximately invisible tracks and clues we have a tendency to depart anyplace we pass. research the 3 keys to disappearing, all approximately your digital footprints, the hazards and possibilities of social networking websites, and the way to vanish from a stalker.

Frank Ahearn and Eileen Horan supply field-tested equipment for keeping privateness, in addition to strategies and methods for safeguarding own info and combating identification robbery. They clarify and illustrate key strategies comparable to misinformation (destroying all of the facts recognized approximately you); disinformation (creating faux trails); and, eventually, reformation—the act of having you from aspect A to indicate B with out leaving clues.

Ahearn illustrates each step with real-life tales of his attention-grabbing profession, from undercover paintings to nab thieving division shop staff to a stint as a personal investigator; and, later, as a occupation “skip tracer” who unearths those who don’t are looking to be discovered. In 1997, whilst information broke of President invoice Clinton’s dalliance with a White condo intern, Ahearn was once employed to discover her. while Oscar statuettes have been stolen in Beverly Hills, Ahearn pinpointed a significant within the caper to aid remedy the case. whilst Russell Crowe threw a mobilephone at a lodge clerk in 2005, Ahearn positioned the sufferer and concealed him from the media.

An vital source not only for these made up our minds to develop into completely nameless, but additionally for nearly someone within the courageous new global of online details, How to Disappear sums up Ahearn’s twin philosophy: Don’t holiday the legislation, yet understand how to guard yourself.

AN EXCERPT: How Not to Disappear
There are a number of books and websites that specify tips on how to receive a brand new id. when you are a no longer a felony or foreign undercover agent, you don't want a brand new id to securely and discretely disappear. . . . What humans fail to take into account is how they could try out out their new identification. Do you publication a visit the world over and simply wing it previous customs? Do you pace on your vehicle and wait 'til you get pulled over and feature the cop run your new license? might be you stroll into a Social protection place of work together with your delivery certificates and practice for a Social protection quantity on the age of thirty-five and clarify you've been residing in a cave for the prior two decades? . . . New identities are a nasty proposal. think that you're now Mr. Vincent Vega from Palm Springs, and you’re striking out along with your female friend and her relations sipping Pina Coladas and over walks your ally from highschool. This dumb nut starts off calling you through your actual identify, Dexter Plaidpants. simply test explaining that to all on the table—cover blown. New identities are like roulette: it's only a question of time until eventually your quantity comes up!

Show description

Continue reading