Ch 13: Trends in the Study of Psychology

About This Chapter

For an overview of psychology trends, check out this series of short lessons and quizzes. The chapter can be used for a variety of academic purposes, including test preparation, homework help, tutoring and grade improvement.

Trends in the Study of Psychology - Chapter Summary

This collection of psychology lessons examines a variety of trends in the field. Work through the chapter at your own pace to review information related to evolutionary, critical, feminist and positive psychology. Accompanying each lesson is a short quiz to help you see how well you understand the information. Be sure to complete the chapter exam, and feel free to use the Ask the Expert feature if you have any questions. The chapter can also be accessed on any device that has an Internet connection. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Explain the theory of evolutionary psychology
  • Summarize the history of critical psychology
  • Recognize the contributions of influential female psychologists
  • Discuss the effects of optimism, self-efficacy and happiness in positive psychology

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