English Language Arts 07

The English language arts consist of the interconnected nature of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking through developing and sustaining foundational language skills; comprehension; response; multiple genres; the author’s purpose and craft; composition; and inquiry and research with increased complexity and nuance in order to think critically and adapt to the ever-evolving nature of language and literacy.

What is Psychology?

Learning Objectives By the end of this section, you will be able to: Define psychology Understand the merits of an education in psychology   What is creativity? What are prejudice and discrimination? What is consciousness? The field of psychology explores questions like these.  Psychology refers to the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Psychologists use […]


Figure 4.1 Sleep, which we all experience, is a quiet and mysterious pause in our daily lives. Two sleeping children are depicted in this 1895 oil painting titled Zwei schlafende Mädchen auf der Ofenbank, which translates as “two sleeping girls on the stove,” by Swiss painter Albert Anker. Chapter Outline What Is Consciousness? Sleep and Why We Sleep […]


Figure 5.1 If you were standing in the midst of this street scene, you would be absorbing and processing numerous pieces of sensory input. (credit: modification of work by Cory Zanker) Chapter Outline 5.1 Sensation versus Perception 5.2 Waves and Wavelengths 5.3 Vision 5.4 Hearing 5.5 The Other Senses 5.6 Gestalt Principles of Perception Imagine standing on a city street corner. You might […]

Introduction to Psychology: Introduction

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