The Standard of Psychology: Finding Pleasure in Studying

SATO Tatsuya, KITAOKA Akiyoshi & TSUCHIDA Noriaki (Eds.) April 10, 2014 Minerva Shobo, 288p.

『The Standard  of Psychology: Finding Pleasure in Studying』

SATO Tatsuya, KITAOKA Akiyoshi & TSUCHIDA Noriaki (Eds.) April 10, 2014 The Standard of Psychology: Finding Pleasure in Studying,Minerva Shobo,288p. ISBN-10:4623067882 ISBN-13: 978-4623067886 2800yen + tax [amazon][kinokuniya]


(From HP of Minerva Shobo)
This is a textbook written by leading professionals of each field of psychology for readers who study psychology seriously. This book covers orthodox fileds of psychology-- "clininal," "developmental," "perceptual/cognitive," and "social" psychology. Moreover, it has commentary of "frontier topics." This book provides average knowledge of psychology based on the latest research achievements. This book can be used for entrance examination for graduate schools.

■Table of Contents

Part T Clinical Psychology
Chapter 1 Psychotherapy(OKAMOTO Naoko): Facing Worries and Problems
 1 What Is Clinical Psychology/Psychotherapy?
 2 Thoughts/Attitude of Psychotherapy
 3 Extraordinariness of Psychotherapy
 4 Approach of Psychotherapy: Expressive Therapy
 5 Treasure Hunting in Life
 Column Projection Drama Method

Chapter 2 Behavioral Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(TANI Shinji): Considering the Relationship between Behavior and Congnition
 1 What Is Behavioral Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?
 2 Behavioral Therapy of the First Generation: Trials of Clinical Application of Conditioning
 3 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of the Second Generation: Trials of Transformation of Congnition
 4 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of the Third Generation: Trials of Mindfulness
 Column Dealing with the Issue of Cognition in Clinical Research

Chapter 3 Disability/Barrier Free (MOCHIZUKI Akira): What Is Adequate Assistance for Symbiosis?
 1 Barrier Free and Psychology
 2 Research on Barrier Free Aimed at "Wheelchair Users"
 3 Barrier Free of Communication: Using Mobile Phones as a Measure of AAC
 Column Cell-phone Snapshots Are Effective Measures Even for (Only Because of?) People with Visual Disabilities

 Part U Human Development in Time
Chapter 4 Children/Adolescent Period(YATO Yuko): Knowing Development Is Knowing Human Being
 1 Representative Theories of Developmental Psychology
 2 Development of Physical/Athletic Ability
 3 Development of Perception/Cognition
 Column Theory of Mind(FUJITO Mami)

Chapter 5 Adulthood/Old Age(TSUCHIDA Noriaki ): Time of Loss and Acquisition
 1 Lifelong Development
 2 Declining Mental Functions
 3 Maintaining/Developing Mental Functions
 4 Aging Seen from Motion Control
 Column Successful Aging(TANAKA Mari)

Chapter 6 Education and Learning(YAMAMOTO Hiroki): Support of Independent Learning
 1 Education for Supporting Children's Independent Learning
 2 Implementation of Effective Study Support
 3 Support for Coursework
 Column Roles of School Counselors in Class(MIZUNO Haruhisa)

Chapter 7 Human Relationship(UTSUNOMIYA Hiroshi): With a Central Focus on Families/Friends/Lovers
 1 Family Relationship
 2 Friend Relationship/Love Relationship
 3 Lifelong Development of Human Relationship
 Column The Background of Couples who Keep Their Marriage Life for a Long Time: From a Viewpoint of Commitment Orientation

 Part V Functions of Mind Backed up by Experiment
Chapter 8 Physiological Psychology(SAKURAI Yoshio): Knowing the Brain and Mind
 1 How Is the Brain Made?
 2 What Are the Brain's Activities?
 3 The Brain Repears Changing
 Column Relationship between Brain Research and Psychology

Chapter 9 Sensation/Perception(KITAOKA Akiyoshi): Science of the Entrance of the Mind
 1 What Is Feeling/Perception?
 2 What Is Being Perceived?(Homeostasis)
 3 Does What Is Being Perceived Follow Physical Characteristics of Subjects? (Constancy Hypothesis)
 4 How Do Human Beings Perceive Three Dimensional Space?(Space Perception)
 5 Seeing Subjects as Three-dimensional Object(Stereopsis)
 6 How Is the Physical World Converted into the Psychological World?
 7 Constructing Perception from Physically Nothing(Supplement)
 Column Development of Research on Illusion

Chapter 10 Attention/Memory(HOSHINO Yuji): Integration of Experiences and Acquisition of Knowledge
 1 Paying Attention
 2 Keeping Sensuous Information
 3 Mechanism of Short Time Memory
 4 Mechanism of Long Time Memory
 5 Daily Memory
 Column Primacy Effect and Recency Effect

Chapter 11 Thoughts/Deduction(HATTORI Masashi): Psychology of Considering
 1 Why Can't We Solve Problems?
 2 Why Can't We Answer Logically?
 3 Why Can't We Make Good Decision?
 Column What Is a Rational Thought?

Chapter 12 Study(Behavior/Animals)(FUJI Kenichi): Interaction between Environment and Individuals
 1 Pavlov's Dogs: How Did Dogs Come to Salivate?
 2 Skinner's Pigeons: How Did Pigeons Come to Peck at Keys?
 3 Emotion as Behavior
   Column How I Stopped Worrying and Made Goldfishes Push Underwater Panels?

 Part W Society/Culture and Individual Mind
Chapter 13 Personality(Theory/Examination)(OSHIO Atsushi): How Is Personality Represented?
 1 Seeking Personality
 2 Typology and Trait Theory
 3 Measuring Personality
 Column Test for Personality Compatibility Based on Blood Types and Heredity
Chapter 14 Self/Interpersonal Cognition(YAGI Yasuki): Understanding through Experiment
 1 Knowing Others
 2 Knowing the Self
 3 Justifying the Self
 Column What Encourages Inner Attribution

Chapter 15 Groups/Cultures(SATO Tatsuya): To Make a Tolerant Society
 1 What Are Groups?
 2 What Are Cultures?
 3 Beyond Stereotype and Culture Shock

 Part X Advanced Topics
  Chapter 16 Environment(FUMINO Yoh): What Exists with Behaviors
 1 Psychology of Environment and Human Behaviors
 2 Cognition of Space adn Navigation
 3 Sociality of Space Use
 4 Design of Life Environment
 5 Approach to Environmental Issues
 Column Appeal of Enviromental Psychology

Chapter 17 Juvenile Justice and Clinical Psychology(HIROI Ryoichi): Approach of "Clinical Justice"
 1 Framework of Juvenile Justice
 2 Practice of Juvenile Justice: Family Courts and Family Court Probation Officer
 3 Object of Juvenile Justice: Juvenile Delinquents
 4 Clinical Justice: Approach by Collaboration between Law and Clinical Practice
 Column Collaboration between Law and Psychology: Citizen Judge System and New Trials of the Statement Analysis in Japanese Law and Psychology(YAMADA Saki)

Chapter 18 Health(NISHIGAKI Etsuyo): Aiming at Wellbeing of the Mind and Body
 1 Health and Health Psychology
 2 Each Field of Health Psychology
   3 Health and Positive Psychology
 Column Health Education by Using Games "Health Enhancement Games"


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