With a strong applied focus, WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? ESSENTIALS, 2nd Edition captures and holds studentsa attention from the first page to the last. Ellen Pastorino and Susann Doyle-Portillo, award-winning psychology professors with an infectious enthusiasm for teaching, have found that students who are curious are motivated to explore and truly learn how psychological concepts are connected. This text incorporates the authorsa successful and engaging teaching approach, unlocking studentsa curiosity with compelling, chapter-opening stories of real people that show students how psychology affects their everyday lives. Embedded critical-thinking questions motivate students to continue making connections between personal stories, applications to their own lives, and psychological concepts they will use outside of the classroom. Diversity is addressed in every chapter through integration of issues of gender, race, culture, ethnicity, and sexuality. A comprehensive media package features videos; the PowerLecture CD with readymade lecture slides; Aplia, a text-specific online learning tool designed to improve student performance and save you time; and an online student tutorial featuring personalized study plans and automatic grading. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Handbook of assessment and treatment planning for psychological disorders. New York: ... Retrieved December 26, 2009, from http://www.apa.org/workforce/ publications/07-doc-empl/table-3.pdf APA Center for Workforce Studies. (2010a).
|Title||:||What is Psychology? Essentials|
|Author||:||Ellen Pastorino, Susann Doyle-Portillo|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01|