Psychological Science

Psychological Science Author Gazzaniga, Michael
ISBN-10 9780393263138
Year 2015-02-01
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Psychological Science , fifth edition, is a dynamic introduction to psychology that reflects the latest APA Guidelines. With psychological reasoning at the core of this edition, students will learn to critically evaluate information and become better scientific thinkers. W. W. Norton 's new, formative, adaptive online learning tool, InQuizitive, identifies what students know, personalises review content to give them the help they need, and improves student understanding through an engaging, gamelike environment.

Psychological Science

Psychological Science Author Michael Gazzaniga
ISBN-10 039325089X
Year 2015-02-01
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton
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Reflecting the latest APA Guidelines and accompanied by an exciting, new, formative, adaptive online learning tool, Psychological Science, Fifth Edition, will train your students to be savvy, scientific thinkers.

Psychological Science

Psychological Science Author Michael S. Gazzaniga
ISBN-10 0393911527
Year 2010-12-29
Pages 767
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton
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The world of psychological science, made especially relevant for Canadian students.

Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology Author David Buss
ISBN-10 9781317345732
Year 2015-10-02
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Psychology Press
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This book examines human psychology and behavior through the lens of modern evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary Psychology: The Ne w Science of the Mind, 5/e provides students with the conceptual tools of evolutionary psychology, and applies them to empirical research on the human mind. Content topics are logically arrayed, starting with challenges of survival, mating, parenting, and kinship; and then progressing to challenges of group living, including cooperation, aggression, sexual conflict, and status, prestige, and social hierarchies. Students gain a deep understanding of applying evolutionary psychology to their own lives and all the people they interact with.

Psychological Science

Psychological Science Author Michael Gazzaniga
ISBN-10 0393937828
Year 2013-11-01
Pages 60
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton
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Psychological Science, 4th edition, has been updated to bring the new DSM-5 changes to your psychology course. This update can be packaged with Psychological Science, 4th edition, for no additional charge.

Psychology in Your Life

Psychology in Your Life Author Sarah Grison
ISBN-10 0393265153
Year 2016-06-01
Pages 650
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton
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Makes science accessible at all levels by showing how psychology is relevant to students everyday lives."

A Brief History of Psychology

A Brief History of Psychology Author Michael Wertheimer
ISBN-10 9781136620638
Year 2012-04-27
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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This brief, inexpensive text offers the utmost in flexibility in teaching the history of psychology. Used as a stand-alone text or with readers, this engaging book is noted for its analysis of the scientific and philosophical emergence of the field. Readers appreciate the book’s balanced coverage of experimental, applied, and clinical psychology, as well as the clear and succinct presentation of the field’s major events and schools of thought. This edition features an expanded pedagogical program with bolded terms, a complete glossary, more illustrations, and web-based instructional materials including Power Points, a test bank, discussion questions, and more. Extensively updated throughout, this edition features: A new final chapter with a current analysis of the state of the field including the growth of specialized organizations that promote the science of psychology and the push to influence policies that address global challenges such as environmental sustainability, intergroup conflict, health disparities, and the population explosion. A discussion of the growth in the number and role of women in psychology and the promotion of diversity initiatives related to ethnicity, gender, age, and sexual orientation. Recent developments in the growth of neuroscience, cognitive science, and the diversification of psychology. Portraits of some major figures in the history of psychology. Recent changes in the practice of psychology including more emphasis on "evidence-based practice," prescription privileges, and the application of psychological principles to industrial and engineering psychology. Recent changes in the APA including new divisions and new elected officials. Used independently or as a supplement with readers, this brief text is intended for undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of psychology. Due to its brevity and engaging style, the book is often used in introductory courses to introduce students to the field. The enormous index and substantial glossary make this volume a useful desk reference for the entire field.

Thought and Knowledge

Thought and Knowledge Author Diane F. Halpern
ISBN-10 9781134637867
Year 2013-11-07
Pages 656
Language en
Publisher Psychology Press
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This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains features from earlier editions that have helped its readers become better thinkers. A rigorous academic grounding based in cognitive psychology is presented in a clear writing style with a humorous tone and supported by numerous practical examples and anecdotes. Thought and Knowledge, Fifth Edition has been revised to help students meet the challenges of a global neighborhood and make meaningful conclusions from the overwhelming quantity of information now available at the click of a mouse. The skills learned with this text will help students learn more efficiently, research more productively, and present logical, informed arguments. Thought and Knowledge, Fifth Edition is appropriate for use as a textbook in critical thinking courses offered in departments of psychology, philosophy, English, humanities, or as a supplement in any course where critical thinking is emphasized.

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct Author James Bonta
ISBN-10 9781317387404
Year 2016-11-10
Pages 470
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, provides a psychological and evidence-informed perspective of criminal behavior that sets it apart from many criminological and mental health explanations of criminal behavior. Drawing upon the General Personality and Cognitive Social Learning theory, James Bonta and Donald Andrews provide an overview of the theoretical context and major knowledge base of the psychology of criminal conduct, discuss the eight major risk/need factors of criminal conduct, examine the prediction and classification of criminal behavior along with prevention and rehabilitation, and summarize the major issues in understanding criminal conduct. This book also offers the Risk/Need/Responsivity (RNR) model of offender assessment and treatment that has guided developments in the subject throughout the world. In this edition, the first since Andrews' death, Bonta carefully maintains the book's original contributions while presenting these core concepts succinctly, clearly, and elegantly. Appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students as well as for scholars, researchers, and practitioners, The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, further extends and refines the authors' body of work.

Business Psychology and Organisational Behaviour

Business Psychology and Organisational Behaviour Author Eugene F. McKenna
ISBN-10 0863776671
Year 2000
Pages 698
Language en
Publisher Psychology Press
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This student's text in psychology and business has been revised to reflect research and the needs of modern courses. Additional material covers such topics as cross-cultural issues, ethics, psychological testing and emotional intelligence, and chapter summaries and learning objectives are included.

Psychology

Psychology Author Richard Gross
ISBN-10 1471829731
Year 2015-05
Pages 992
Language en
Publisher
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Provides the essential foundation for psychology students, this is a revised and updated version of the most trusted introduction written by the bestselling psychology author Richard Gross. Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour has helped over half a million students worldwide. It is the essential introduction to psychology, covering all students need to know to understand and evaluate classic and contemporary topics. - Enables students to easily access psychological theories and research with colourful, user-friendly content and useful features including summaries, critical discussion and research updates - Helps students to understand the research process with contributions from leading psychologists including Elizabeth Loftus, Alex Haslam and David Canter - Ensures students are up to date with the latest issues and debates with this fully updated edition

Cognition

Cognition Author Daniel Reisberg
ISBN-10 0393293289
Year 2015-09-01
Pages 720
Language en
Publisher
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Cognition uses the best of current research to help students think like psychologists and understand how cognitive psychology is relevant to their lives. The Sixth Edition offers revised and revitalized ZAPS 2.0 Cognition Labs, enhanced neuroscience illustrations, and a new ebook, providing a highly interactive way for students to learn cognitive psychology.

Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology Author David M. Buss
ISBN-10 0205483380
Year 2008
Pages 477
Language en
Publisher Allyn & Bacon
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This revised text provides a comprehensive overview of the field of evolutionary psychology. It includes information on landmarks in human evolution, intuitive biology, women's long-term mating strategies, men's long-term mating strategies and problems of kinship.