Russell A. Dewey, PhD
Table of Contents
- Chapter Zero: How to Study this Book
- Chapter 01: Psychology and Science
- Chapter 02: The Human Nervous System
- Chapter 03: States of Consciousness
- Chapter 04: Senses and Perception
- Chapter 05: Conditioning
- Chapter 06: Memory
- Chapter 07: Cognition
- Chapter 08: Animal Behavior and Cognition
- Chapter 09: Motivation and Emotion
- Chapter 10: Development
- Chapter 11: Personality
- Chapter 12: Abnormal Psychology
- Chapter 13: Therapies
- Chapter 14: Frontiers of Psychology
- Chapter 15: Social Psychology
- Chapter 16: Sex, Friendship, and Love
About the Author
Russel A. Dewey, PhD
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Psychology.
University of Michigan
Dr. Dewey's award-winning Psych Web
Department of Psychology, Georgia Southern Universiyt, 1979 - 2004
Dr. Dewey received both his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. He joined the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Georgia Southern in 1979 as an assistant professor. His teaching specialty has been teaching Introduction to Psychology to large classes.
He used audio, video, and computer technologies very early on to enhance the learning experience in his classes and has for a long time written his own text materials for this course which has culminated in the publication of a textbook for introductory psychology. Georgia Southern students recognized his teaching excellence by awarding him Professor of the Year in 1981.
He made pioneering efforts in the use of the Internet to serve students and teachers of psychology. He established and maintained one of the earliest and most widely recognized resources for psychology on the World Wide Web. Since its appearance in the mid-1990s, his web site, Psych Web, has received at least 39 distinct honors and awards including ones for the Discovery Channel and the Los Angeles Times. It has recorded almost 3,500,000 visits to the site. The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences recognized Dr. Dewey with their Award for Distinction in Creativity in 2001.