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Do you want your students to just take psychology or to experience psychology? Experience Psychology is a complete learning system that empowers students to personally, critically, and actively experience the impact of psychology in everyday life. Experience Psychology is about, well, experience—our own behaviors; our relationships at home and in our communities, in school and at work; and our interactions in different learning environments. Grounded in meaningful real-world contexts, Experience Psychology’s contemporary examples, personalized author notes, and applied exercises speak directly to students, allowing them to engage with psychology and to learn verbally, visually, and experientially—by reading, seeing, and doing. With the Experience Psychology learning system, students do not just “take” psychology but actively experience it. Experience a Personalized Approach How many students think they know everything about introductory psychology but struggle on the first exam? LearnSmart, McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning system, pinpoints students’ metacognitive abilities and limitations, identifying what they know—and more importantly, what they don’t know. Using Bloom’s Taxonomy and a highly sophisticated “smart” algorithm, LearnSmart creates a personalized, customized study plan that’s unique to each individual student’s demonstrated needs. With virtually no administrative overhead, instructors using LearnSmart are reporting an increase in student performance by a letter-grade or more. Throughout Experience Psychology, students find a wealth of personal pedagogical “asides” directly from Laura King to guide their understanding and stimulate their interest as they read. Some of these helpful notes highlight crucial terms and concepts; others prompt students to think critically about the complexities of the issues; other notes encourage students to apply what they have learned to their prior reading or to a new situation. These mini-conversations between author and students help develop analytical skills for students to carry and apply well beyond their course. Experience an Emphasis on Critical Thinking Experience Psychology stimulates critical reflection and analysis. Challenge Your Thinking sidebar features involve students in debates relevant to findings from contemporary psychological research. Thought-provoking questions encourage examination of the evidence on both sides of a debate or issue. Also oriented toward critical thought are the text’s Intersection selections. Showcasing studies in different areas of psychological research that are being conducted on the same topic, the Intersections shed light on the links between, and the reciprocal influences of, this exciting work, and they raise provocative questions for student reflection and class discussion. Experience an Emphasis on Active Engagement With the new Experience It! feature, students can use their mobile devices to practice and master key concepts wherever and whenever they choose. By snapping easily located QR codes, students gain access to videos, Concept Clips, and related news articles, for a highly portable, rich, and immersive experience that powerfully reinforces the chapter reading. Through Do It!, a series of brief, reoccurring sidebar activities linked to the text reading, students get an opportunity to test their assumptions and learn through hands-on exploration and discovery. Reinforcing that the science of psychology requires active participation, Do It! selections include, for example, an exercise on conducting an informal survey to observe and classify behaviors in a public setting, as well as an activity guiding students on how to research a “happiness gene.” Such exercises provide students with a vibrant and involving experience that gets them thinking as psychologists do. Experience Psychology helps students to perform to their maximum potential in and out of the classroom, fully engaging them in the content and experiences that comprise the world’s most popular undergraduate major.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Laura King
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Release: 2013-07-26
File: 543 Pages
ISBN-13: 1259143686

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Some students take psychology...others experience it! Informed by student data, Experience Psychology helps students understand and appreciate psychology as an integrated whole. The personalized, adaptive learning program, thought-provoking examples, and interactive assessments help students see psychology in the world around them and experience it in everyday life.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Laura King
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Release: 2015-09-08
File: 656 Pages
ISBN-13: 0077861965

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David Myers’ new partnership with coauthor C. Nathan DeWall matches two dedicated educators and scholars, each passionate about teaching psychological science through writing and interactive media. With this new edition of the #1 bestselling Psychology, Myers and DeWall take full advantage of what an integrated text/media learning combination can do. New features move students from reading the chapter to actively learning online: How Would You Know puts students in the role of scientific researcher and includes tutorials on key research design principles; Assess Your Strengths self-tests help students learn a little more about themselves, and include tips about nurturing key strengths. These and other innovations rest on the same foundations that have always distinguished a new David Myers edition—exhaustive updating (hundreds of new citations), captivating writing, and the merging of rigorous science with a broad human perspective that engages both the mind and heart.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: David G. Myers
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release: 2015-01-20
File: 912 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781319018047

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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.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: David G. Myers
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release: 2014-01-20
File: 300 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781464147128

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The Science of Psychology: An Appreciative View treats psychology as an integrated science - placing function before dysfunction. The narrative shows where the various subfields of the science interconnect. This second edition provides a flexible solution for an AP Psychology course. From its readable and lively prose to the adaptive questioning diagnostic tool and personalized study plan on Connect Psychology, The Science of Psychology ensures an accurate and timely understanding of psychology as a science. Pedagogical and analytical thinking aides, intersections, and Psychological Inquiry encourage students' critical thinking and active engagement with the reading. Laura King's contemporary, engaging, and personal writing style draws students into the text and encourages them to read more actively and critically. The Science of Psychology adapts to students individually and provides a roadmap for success that gets students reading and studying more frequently, effectively, and efficiently. The adaptive questioning diagnostic in the Connect Psychology web-based assignment and assessment platforms ensures students understand key chapter concepts. Connect Psychology - turnkey course setups are available almost immediately, or the course can be customized at virtually any level. This makes The Science of Psychology perfect for face-to-face, online, or hybrid course delivery.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Laura King
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Release: 2010-10-22
File: 864 Pages
ISBN-13: 0076593770

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This market-leading text emphasizes future consumers of psychological research, uses real-world examples drawn from popular media, and develops students’ critical-thinking skills as they become systematic interrogators of information in their everyday lives.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Beth Moring
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2014-06-10
File: 604 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780393936933

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Connecting the study of cognition to everyday life in an unprecedented way, E. Bruce Goldstein’s COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: CONNECTING MIND, RESEARCH, AND EVERDAY EXPERIENCE gives equal treatment to both the landmark studies and the cutting-edge research that define this fascinating field. The text employs a wealth of concrete examples and illustrations that help students understand the theories of cognition--driving home both the scientific importance of the theories and their relevance to students’ daily lives. Goldstein’s accessible narrative style blends with an art program that makes difficult concepts understandable. Students gain a true understanding of the behind the scenes activity that happens in the mind when humans do such seemingly simple activities as perceive, remember, or think. Goldstein’s also focuses on the behavioral and physiological approaches to cognition by including physiological materials in every chapter. As is typical of his work, this is a major revision that reflects the most current aspects of the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: E. Goldstein
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2010-06-21
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133009122

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In Abnormal Psychology, best-selling author William J. Ray brings together current perspectives concerning the manner in which the human mind, behavior, and experience can be understood. In addition to the traditional psychological literature, this book draws from work in the cognitive and affective neurosciences, epidemiology, ethology, and genetics. Ray focuses on unifying and integrating the biopsychosocial understandings of human behavior within a broader consideration of human culture and language as it applies to abnormal psychology. With coverage of DSM–5, ICD–11, and RDoC, the fully revised Third Edition puts even greater emphasis on the range of human experiences and medical comorbidities and includes additional references to representations of mental health in popular culture to connect readers with familiar examples.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: William J. Ray
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2019-12-17
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781544362786

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My Psychology is a fresh approach to introductory psychology that invites students to make a personal connection to the science of psychology. Unlike other texts, My Psychology uses a combination of a relatable writing style and digital technology to make the material real and immediate for readers. Intro psych students live on their smartphones and computers, and My Psychology meets them there with specially produced My Take videos, Chapters Apps, and Show Me More activities. The examples in My Psychology also helps students to understand how core concepts are personally meaningful through thoughtful applications and fresh everyday examples. As part of the book's emphasis on the APA guidelines for undergraduate courses, coverage of culture and diversity is infused throughout the book and highlighted with Diversity Matters flags in every chapter. In addition, a full chapter on Diversity in Psychology explores key topics in depth. In its Second Edition, My Psychology is proven to invigorate the intro psych courses at colleges and universities across the country with its concise and engaging approach. The contemporary examples and perspective connect with today's students, and the smartphone-ready features--coupled with the powerful assessment tools in LaunchPad--make for a powerful new teaching and learning experience. The new edition features almost 1,400 new research citations and new My Take video footage.

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Author: Andrew M. Pomerantz
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Release: 2019-10-29
File: 768 Pages
ISBN-13: 1319184464

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Edition after edition, Kathleen Stassen Berger’s bestselling textbooks connect all kinds of students to current state of developmental psychology, in an engaging, accessible, culturally inclusive way. Berger’s Invitation to the Life Span does this in just 15 concise chapters, in a presentation that meets the challenges of exploring the breadth of the life span in a single term. The new edition of Invitation to the Life Span incorporates a wide range of new research, especially in fast-moving areas such as brain development and psychopathology, while taking advantage of innovative new tools for media-centered teaching and learning. But throughout, as always, the signature voice of Kathleen Berger ties it all together, with relatable explanations of scientific content, wide ranging cultural examples, and skill-building tools for sharper observation and critical thinking.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Kathleen Stassen Berger
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Release: 2013-04-05
File: 600 Pages
ISBN-13: 1429283521

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