An inspiring and clearly written graduate textbook with psychology concepts explained in a way easy to comprehend with updates on DSM-5.
This book is an authoritative, established text that engages students in the study of lifespan development from a chronological viewpoint.
Economics Is Everywhere, Third Edition, presents 400 vignettes inspired by everyday events from news articles, films, family, and popular culture. Professor Hamermesh also employs his interactions with students, frequently featuring student insight in these short scenes.
"Essentials of Economics" brings the same captivating writing and innovative features of Krugman/Wells to the one-term economics course. Adapted by Kathryn Graddy, it is the ideal text for teaching basic economic principles, with enough real-world applications to help students see the applicability.
Preface -- Thinking critically with psychological science -- Neuroscience and behavior -- The nature and nurture of behavior -- The developing person -- Sensation and perception -- States of consciousness -- Learning -- Memory -- Thinking, language, and intelligence -- Motivation -- Emotions, stress, and health -- Personality -- Psychological disorders -- Therapy -- Social psychology
Far and away the bestselling brief introduction to psychology, David Myers' Exploring Psychology doesn't just present the story of the psychology. It involves students deeply in that story, as they learning to think critically about psychology's core ideas, breakthrough research findings, and wide-ranging applications to their lives and the world around them. The new Eighth Edition is both classic Myers and cutting-edge psychological science, a rich presentation more than ever before, helps students develop the critical thinking skills they need to make their encounters with psychological science successful and personally enriching. The most extensively revision to date, the Eighth Edition features many hundreds of new research citations, over 40% new photos, and state-of-the-art media and supplements--plus an all new critical thinking feature, Test for Success: Critical Thinking Exercises. Still, with the book's continual evolution, one constant remains: the inimitable writing of David Myers, who continues to show an uncanny ability to engage the curiosities of all kinds of students as they explore both the scientific and human aspects of the field of psychology.
In this ninth edition, the unwavering vision for Exploring Psychology is to merge rigorous science with a broad human perspective that engages both mind and heart.
Already The Bestselling AP* Psychology Author, Myers Writes His First Exclusive AP* Psych Text. David G. Myers is best known for his top-selling college psychology texts, used successfully across North America in thousands of AP* courses. As effective as Myers' college texts have been for the AP* course, we believe his new text will be even better, because Myers' Psychology for AP* has been written especially for the AP* course!
A comprehensive psychology textbook for high school students interested in AP level learning.
A Primer of Drug Action: A Comprehensive Guide to the Actions, Uses, and Side Effects of Psychoactive Drugs (11th edition)by Robert M. Julien
A definitive guide to the pharmacology of drugs that affect the mind and behavior with over 40% new research citations. A clearer and current presentation on the mechanisms of drug action, etiologies of major psychological disorders, rationales for drug treatment, and the uses of psychopharmacology in patient care.
This modules-based version of Myers' Psychology tenth edition breaks down the book's 16 chapters into 54 short modules. The condensed text allows students to better grasp and explore psychological concepts. It also makes for more flexibility in teaching, as cross-references to other chapters have been replaced with brief explanations.
Switching among several differing perspectives, this introductory textbook describes what scientific research has learned about the biology underlying human behavior and mental processes, changes during the life cycle, states of consciousness, learning and memory, intelligence, emotion, personality, and psychological disorders. The seventh edition adds a new section on motivation in the workplace, and a psychology timeline inside the hardcover. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This text explores the territory of the introductory psychology course with both brevity and clarity. Griggs draws on his classroom experience and extensive research in his choice of the core concepts in psychology.
LEARN IT. LIVE IT. Why take psychology? What makes psychology a science? Can it really help me understand my feelings and behaviors? Or how I get along with family and friends? Now from the world's foremost author for the introductory psychology classroom comes a new textbook that makes learning about the psychology of our lives a captivating experience for students at all levels. Carried by the author's acclaimed empathetic voice, Psychology in Everyday Life is David Myers' most inviting text to date. This new book represents a breakthrough in the interplay of text and visuals, yet, as always, provides a rich source of scientific insights into the lives we live. Any student, regardless of age or background, will find it a text that speaks directly to him or her, and will embrace it not just for its grade-raising potential, but for its revelations about what makes a person a stronger student, a more tuned-in friend or partner, a more effective worker, or a wiser parent.
Carried by the author's acclaimed empathetic voice, Psychology in Everyday Life is David Myers' most inviting text to date. This book represents a breakthrough in the interplay of text and visuals, yet, as always, provides a rich source of scientific insights into the lives we live. Any student, regardless of age or background, will find it a text that speaks directly to him or her, and will embrace it not just for its grade-raising potential, but for its revelations about what makes a person a stronger student, a more tuned-in friend or partner, a more effective worker, or a wiser parent.
The unique feature of this book is that it contains 55-module text on psychology in an easily digestible capsule format.
This eighth modular edition of David G. Myers' 'Psychology' includes expanded coverage of the most recent developments in the dynamic fields of cognitive science, neuroscience, cultural and gender diversity, and industrial/organizational psychology.
This book is a brief, compelling introduction to modern social psychology. Through vivid narrative, lively presentations of important research, and intriguing examples, Elliot Aronson probes the patterns and motives of human behavior, covering such diverse topics as terrorism, conformity, obedience, politics, race relations, advertising, war, interpersonal attraction, and the power of religious cults.
A study guide to accompany David G. Myers' "Psychology" (8th edition) which explores Myers' unique perspective that students learn better when presented with short modules, rather than standard-length chapters.
Thinking About Psychology offers a rigorous presentation of psychological science with numerous and immediate examples that help high school students bridge the abstract to the familiar.
Special Consultant:David G. Myers, Hope College, Holland, Michigan Appropriate Course:High school-level psychology [not Advanced Placement] In a convenient and effective modular format,Thinking About Psychology offers a rigorous presentation of psychological science in a non-threatening way with numerous and immediate examples that help high school students bridge the abstract to the familiar. This book closely follows the American Psychological Association (APA) National Standards for the Teaching of High School Psychology, for which both Blair-Broeker and Ernst served as Task Force members.
Written to promote critical thinking, captivate students, and satisfy the APA standards for high school psychology,Thinking About Psychologyis an introduction to high school psychology unlike any other. In a convenient and effective modular format, it presents psychological science in a rigorous yet non-threatening way, with immediate examples that help high school students bridge the abstract to the familiar.
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