Psychology: Concepts and Connections / Edition 10

Psychology: Concepts and Connections / Edition 10

by Spencer A. Rathus
     
 


Rich in reader-friendly features and up-to-the-minute research, Spencer Rathus's Tenth Edition of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, MEDIA & RESEARCH UPDATE EDITION makes your students' introduction to psychology a meaningful, personal experience. Rathus connects the core concepts of psychology to the events and issues students encounter every day. The book… See more details below

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Rich in reader-friendly features and up-to-the-minute research, Spencer Rathus's Tenth Edition of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, MEDIA & RESEARCH UPDATE EDITION makes your students' introduction to psychology a meaningful, personal experience. Rathus connects the core concepts of psychology to the events and issues students encounter every day. The book explains classic theories and the latest discoveries in a clear, accessible style intended to reach out to students-without sacrificing Rathus's commitment to showing psychology as the rigorous science that it is. Throughout the text, you'll find an emphasis on diversity and expanded coverage of the evolutionary perspective, plus numerous references to the timeliest research available. And, the text's proven active learning system, PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Reflect, Review, and Recite), incorporated into every chapter, seamlessly integrates reading and studying. In addition, Rathus's text features the most integrated multi-platform media package available, the full Web site that features Self-Study Assessments, Video Connections, Mobile Media and interactive versions of features from the text-all tightly connected to the text itself to give students the a powerful, comprehensive introduction to psychology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111344856
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
800
Sales rank:
143,502
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents


1. What is Psychology. 2. Sorting Truth and Fiction in Psychology: Critical Thinking and Research Methods. 3. Biology and Psychology. 4. Sensation and Perception. 5. Consciousness. 6. Learning. 7. Memory: Remembrance of Things Past--and Future. 8. Cognition, Language, and Intelligence. 9. Motivation and Emotion. 10. The Voyage through the Life Span: Childhood. 11. The Voyage through the Life Span: Adolescence and Adulthood. 12. Personality: Theory and Measurement. 13. Gender and Sexuality. 14. Stress, Health, and Adjustment. 15. Psychological Disorders. 16. Methods of Therapy. 17. Social Psychology. Appendix: Answer Keys to Self-Assessments and Active Reviews.

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