Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind


  • Author : John Cacioppo,Laura Freberg
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 2015-01-01
  • ISBN : 1305687744
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

In this innovative approach to the Intro Psychology course, authors John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg present psychology as an integrative science that is highly relevant for students of all majors. The authors have kept a familiar chapter structure, providing an easy roadmap for the introductory psychology course, but the similarities with other approaches to introductory psychology end there. Integration extends in two directions, highlighting connections within psychology as well as between psychology and other disciplines. The writing and features are smart and engaging, and consistently illustrate the benefit of using multiple perspectives within psychology. Cacioppo and Freberg offer the best science possible, including exciting new research findings likely to expand students’ understanding of psychology as a scientific field of study. Features and images coordinate with and enhance the text, providing many additional opportunities for critical thinking and connecting ideas. Psychology is evolving into an integrative, multidisciplinary field, and this text offers an opportunity to teach all of psychology in one place and at one time. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind


  • Author : John T. Cacioppo,Laura Freberg
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 2012-03-16
  • ISBN : 061818550X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

In this fresh new offering to the Intro Psychology course, authors John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg portray psychology as being an integrative science in two ways. First, they have written a text that reflects psychology's rightful place as a hub science that draws from and is cited by research in many other fields. Second, this text presents psychology as a unified science that seeks a complete understanding of the human mind, rather than as a loosely organized set of autonomous subspecialties. As psychology moves rapidly toward maturity as an integrative, multidisciplinary field, the introductory course offers an opportunity to teach all of psychology in one place and at one time. This text reflects that evolution--and the authors' excitement about it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Discovering Psychology


  • Author : Don H. Hockenbury,Sandra E. Hockenbury
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 2010-01-27
  • ISBN : 1429216506
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Check out a preview. More than any other introductory psychology textbook, the Hockenburys’ brief book is the one in which students see themselves – and the world they live in. The new edition builds on that distinction, presenting the discipline with a unique understanding of today’s students in all their diversity, emphasizing the field’s immediate impact on their lives. Without sacrificing science, Don and Sandy Hockenbury draw on personal experiences and anecdotes to illustrate essential concepts and important research directions. FREE PACKAGE ITEMS WITH THIS EDITION UPON ORDERING The Discovering Psychology eBook, Online Study Center, or Study Guide can be packaged FREE with this new edition: Discovering Psychology and Study Guide ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-1749-1 Discovering Psychology and Online Study Center ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-4697-2

Discovering Psychology


  • Author : Don Hockenbury,Sandra E. Hockenbury
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2016-03-02
  • ISBN : 1464176965
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Sandra Hockenbury and new coauthor Susan Nolans remarkable textbook is grounded in the belief that all kinds of students can develop a real understanding of psychology and lasting scientific literacy. The authors act on that belief by using relatable personal stories to communicate the concepts of psychological science (and the process of science itself), and by presenting important research in a clear not oversimplified way. Hockenbury and Nolan also take full advantage of online learning, creating activities in LaunchPad that have students thinking about psychology as scientists do. New co-author, Susan Nolan of Seton Hall University was recently designated a Master Teacher by the Society for Teaching Psychology. She regularly gives talks about incorporating scientific literacy into the introductory course and across the psychology curriculum.

Discovering Psychology


  • Author : Don H. Hockenbury,Sandra E. Hockenbury
  • Publisher : Worth Pub
  • Release : 2006-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780716776611
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

More than any other introductory psychology textbook, the Hockenburys' brief book presents the discipline with a unique understanding of today's students--emphasizing its relevance and immediate impact on their lives. Without sacrificing science, the authors draw on personal experiences and anecdotes to illustrate essential concepts and important research direction. TheFourth Editionincorporates hundreds of new research studies throughout, with particular attention to areas of intensive current research and enduring student interest, including neuroscience, lifespan development, memory, and gender and culture issues. Also new is the dramatically enhanced media and supplements package, offering more ways than ever to help students make the study of psychology a part of their world.

Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind, Briefer Version


  • Author : John Cacioppo,Laura Freberg
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 2012-04-10
  • ISBN : 1285401301
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

In this fresh new offering to the Intro Psychology course, authors John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg portray psychology as being an integrative science in two ways. First, they have written a text that reflects psychology’s rightful place as a hub science that draws from and is cited by research in many other fields. Second, this text presents psychology as a unified science that seeks a complete understanding of the human mind, rather than as a loosely organized set of autonomous subspecialties. As psychology moves rapidly toward maturity as an integrative, multidisciplinary field, the introductory course offers an opportunity to teach all of psychology in one place and at one time. This text reflects that evolution--and the authors’ excitement about it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Science of Subjective Well-Being


  • Author : Michael Eid,Randy J. Larsen
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 2008-01-01
  • ISBN : 1606230735
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

This authoritative volume reviews the breadth of current scientific knowledge on subjective well-being (SWB): its definition, causes and consequences, measurement, and practical applications that may help people become happier. Leading experts explore the connections between SWB and a range of intrapersonal and interpersonal phenomena, including personality, health, relationship satisfaction, wealth, cognitive processes, emotion regulation, religion, family life, school and work experiences, and culture. Interventions and practices that enhance SWB are examined, with attention to both their benefits and limitations. The concluding chapter from Ed Diener dispels common myths in the field and presents a thoughtful agenda for future research.

Discovering Biological Psychology


  • Author : Laura Freberg
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 2009-02-09
  • ISBN : 0547177798
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

With its comprehensive, authoritative coverage and student-centered pedagogy, DISCOVERING BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2nd Edition is ideal for a broad range of students taking a beginning undergraduate course in biological or physiological psychology. The book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. Written by an author with nearly 30 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League, this text presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is both accessible to beginning and less-prepared students and appealing to students with stronger backgrounds. As a result, the book allows instructors to teach a rigorous course that does not oversimplify the material, while keeping students excited and engaged. Reviewers have praised the text’s clear narrative, high-interest examples, pedagogy, and purposeful art program. The Second Edition is supported by a comprehensive and contemporary media package that includes animations, videos, lectures and an image gallery on Microsoft PowerPoint slides, student response system content, and a time-saving online homework and course management system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Guide for Discovering Psychology, Neil R. Carlson


  • Author : Carlson,Madeleine Leveille
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 1988-03
  • ISBN : 9780205114047
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Psychology


  • Author : Sandra E. Hockenbury,Susan Nolan
  • Publisher : Worth
  • Release : 2018-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781319187651
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

This acclaimed classroom favourite makes the science of psychology come alive for students, with personal stories that exemplify important concepts in a student-friendly way and coverage of the field’s scientific foundations and advances. The substantially updated new edition extends the book’s focus on developing scientific literacy in the context of psychology, with new features in print and in the book’s new online course space, LaunchPad. These features are the result of the book’s most dramatic addition—Sandra Hockenbury’s new writing partnership with co-author, Susan Nolan, who shares her belief that the introductory course can help all kinds of students develop a real understanding of psychology and lasting scientific literacy without sacrificing the field’s research core. The book can also be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging.