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Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Genre: Education
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0357601890
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Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Did you know that Facebook use can affect grades, and that only about 1% of students in a research study could correctly draw the Apple logo? Written in an engaging style that speaks directly to readers with examples of psychological concepts drawn from daily life, this brief introductory text makes the study of psychology interesting while providing solid grounding in the subject's knowledge base to help you succeed in the course. With built-in learning aids, ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 5th Edition features an effective learning system that helps you absorb and remember important information. In MindTap, the text's online learning experience, you'll fine author podcasts and videos that you can access from your smart phone, direct links to TEDTalks, interactive learning activities, cool apps, and more.


Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305176966
Book Pages: 688
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The new edition of this brief introductory text retains the hallmark features that have made its parent text unique, while offering a more manageable, student-friendly format. The book was written with three goals in mind: to make the study of psychology accessible and engaging to the beginning student in psychology, to provide students with a solid grounding in the knowledge base in psychology, and to help students succeed in the course. Nevid's comprehensive learning system-derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy-is featured throughout. This learning model incorporates what the author calls the Four E's of Effective Learning-Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 4th Edition, provides a broad view of psychology as well as applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: John P. Houston
Genre: Mathematics
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9781483264424
Book Pages: 586
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Essentials of Psychology introduces contemporary psychological research and caters to the varied needs of students and instructors. The book is composed of 14 basic chapters, which provide comprehensive coverage of theories and research within each of the traditional areas of psychology. Chapters are dedicated to topics that discuss the major divisions of psychology; the physiological basis of behavior; the ways people change and the ways they stay the same over time; personality and behavior assessment; and treatment of psychological problems. Psychologists, students, and teachers of psychology will find this textbook very invaluable.


Author: Douglas Bernstein
Genre: Education
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337612395
Book Pages: 864
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

In a concise and readable 16-chapter format, ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY, 7th Edition, incorporates the most effective features of the sixth edition along with the latest and most important research findings from psychological science. Combining extensive pedagogical support with an emphasis on active learning, the text challenges students to learn by doing -- to actively participate and to think about what they are learning rather than just passively read written information. The integrated pedagogical program helps students master the material by supporting the elements of the PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Recite, Review, and Reflect) study system. Douglas Bernstein also shows how topics in psychology are interrelated and guides students in thinking critically -- including organizing select research studies around questions to help readers think objectively about research and results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: Spencer A. Rathus
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Holt McDougal
ISBN: STANFORD:36105040251758
Book Pages: 522
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A detailed text introducing important psychological theories, research methods and findings, and issues in the subject, focusing on human diversity and an appreciation of the multicultural America of the 21st century. Covers biology and behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, personality theories, abnormal behavior, and methods of therapy. This fourth edition includes new information on stress, hypnosis, and the immune system, as well as coverage of diversity. Includes color photos. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Author: Robert A. Baron
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 020528146X
Book Pages: 580
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This edition includes examination of the scientific method and critical thinking skills with a decreased emphasis on history. It also includes coverage of emotional intelligence and practical intelligence.


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ISBN: 1337582204
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Author: Dennis Coon
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0534597874
Book Pages: 621
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This new edition of ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY is the medium-sized text in a three-book set authored by Dennis Coon. The hallmark of all Dennis Coon's books is the pioneering use of the SQ3R (now SQ4R) learning system. SQ4R stands for Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Relate, and Review. His was the first text to embed this well respected learning system within a textbook. It is written with a student-friendly voice and is accompanied by a full complement of print and electronic ancillaries. This edition also features refinement of the pedagogy by expanding the Knowledge Builder sections of every chapter to incorporate a built in study guide for students. This text covers the basic set of topics commonly taught in the introductory course while also including a second Development chapter (Chapter 4), a separate chapter on Gender and Sexuality (Chapter 15), and a concluding chapter on significant Applications (Chapter 17).


Author: Walter Mischel
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Random House (NY)
ISBN: STANFORD:36105005357640
Book Pages: 603
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi


Author: Stephen L. Franzoi
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Atomic Dog Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 0759395551
Book Pages: 678
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Essentials is a streamlined version of the Psychology: Journey of Discovery larger text. Like JOD, Essentials approaches the first course in psychology as a "discovery experience," both in describing the scientific theory and research within the discipline and in describing the introductory students' experience in learning about themselves and others. I use a story-telling approach to describe the science of psychology and reinforce the discovery theme by including "Journey of Discovery Questions" and "Self-Discovery," "Closer Look," and "Exploring Culture & Diversity" boxed inserts throughout the chapters. Each chapter ends with a "Psychological Applications" section which applies specific chapter content to the students' lives.