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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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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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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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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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Abnormal Psychology 12 th Edition , continues the tradition of giving students the opportunity to explore the latest theories and research in the field. It has been adapted to take into account UK/European examples in diagnosis and classifcation of mental illness, statistics on misuse of drugs and treatment as well as a fully revised chapter with European examples on legal and ethical issues. As distinguished scholars and leaders in the field of Psychology, our author team continues to emphasize recent and comprehensive research coverage that has been the hallmark of the text. Significant new material correlated to the forthcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM–5), included in every chapter. Abnormal Psychology emphasizes an integrated approach, showing how psychopathology is best understood by considering multiple perspectives, and how these varying perspectives can provide us with the clearest accounting of the causes of these disorders as well as the best possible treatments. Created for the 11th edition , we continue to offer a powerful video series for your Abnormal Psychology course with 7–10 minute clips to show in class or for students to review outside of class to help understand the patients experience. Unlike other videos, these feature real patients′ and their families, in the context of their lives, describing symptoms from their own perspective. Each video provides concise information about the available treatment options.

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Genre: Mental illness
Author: Ann M. Kring
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2012-01-18
File: 656 Pages
ISBN-13: 1118092414

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Do you want your students to engage with and retain psychology's key principles, and to work toward becoming better students and better people in the process? Best-selling Exploring Psychology offers creative ways to help make it happen. The new edition of Exploring Psychology offers outstanding currency on the research, practice, and teaching of psychology. Myers and DeWall inspire students with fascinating findings and applications, effective new study tools and technologies, and a compassionate and compelling storytelling voice. Their presentation is based on the same guiding principles that made David Myers the world's bestselling introductory psychology author. Facilitate learning by teaching critical thinking and helping students at every step. Present psychology as a science, emphasizing the process of inquiry and putting facts in the service of concepts. Make sure students come away with an appreciation of psychology's big ideas, and with a deeper respect for humanity--what drives us, distinguishes us, unifies us.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: David G. Myers
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release: 2018-10-19
File: 832 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781319127756

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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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Integrated teaching, learning, and assessment tools, created by a master teacher.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Michael Gazzaniga
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2019-01-18
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0393689603

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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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The seventh edition of Susan Nolen-Hoeksema's Abnormal Psychology continues her mission to create a program that blends the most contemporary research on psychological disorders with compassion for those who live with these disorders. Abnormal Psychology personalizes the human experience, while helping students think critically and apply their knowledge through activities in McGraw-Hill Education’s digital learning platform, Connect. Connect for Abnormal Psychology includes the only adaptive reading experience on the market, McGraw-Hill Education SmartBookTM, as well as new Interactive Case Studies and the Faces of Abnormal Psychology video program.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Brett Marroquín
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Release: 2016-10-11
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 1259969142

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