Psychology in Everyday Life / Edition 2
  • Psychology in Everyday Life / Edition 2
  • Psychology in Everyday Life / Edition 2

Psychology in Everyday Life / Edition 2

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by David G. Myers
     
 

David Myers' briefest introduction to psychology speaks to all students regardless of their background or level of preparedness, with no assumptions made in the vocabulary, examples, or presentation. Students of all kinds are comfortable with Myers' manageable chapters, which include careful connections to associated visuals, comparative tables, and research-based

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David Myers' briefest introduction to psychology speaks to all students regardless of their background or level of preparedness, with no assumptions made in the vocabulary, examples, or presentation. Students of all kinds are comfortable with Myers' manageable chapters, which include careful connections to associated visuals, comparative tables, and research-based pedagogy.

For this edition, there is something completely new to a Myers text: David Myers personally selected new coauthor. Nathan DeWall's enthusiasm for teaching and writing about psychological science makes him uniquely suited to join the worlds bestselling psychology textbook author. And with about 30 more pages of coverage, this edition has become an even stronger and more complete introduction to the science of psychology for courses of all kinds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429263948
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Time Management: Or, How to Be a Great Student and Still Have a Life

1. Psychologys Roots, Big Ideas, and Critical Thinking Tools

2. The Biology of Mind and Consciousness

3. Developing Through the Life Span

4. Gender and Sexuality

5. Sensation and Perception

6. Learning

7. Memory

8. Thinking, Language, and Intelligence

9. Motivation and Emotion

10. Stress, Health, and Human Flourishing

11. Personality

12. Social Psychology

13. Psychological Disorders

14. Therapy

Appendix A: Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life
Appendix B: Psychology at Work
Appendix C: Subfields of Psychology

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