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Psychology (6th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Psychology (6th Edition)
Author: Stephen F. Davis - Joseph J. Palladino
ISBN 13: 9780205649242
ISBN 10: 205649246
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-01-16
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 744
List Price: $160.00
 
 

Accessible, Active, and Applied with a focus on different learning styles

Through this book's accessible, active, and applied approach, users determine whether their learning style strengths are verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, visual/spatial, or interpersonal. Throughout the text, personalized content-specific study tips are correlated to these specific styles allowing the student to focus on learning style strengths and weaknesses. By studying according to their own personal learning style, Psychology helps students become more effective and efficient learners. Up-to-date research and a seamless narrative keeps students engaged in the study of Psychology.

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An introductory text designed to be engaging and relevant, stressing practical applications of psychological research, research methods, a historical perspective, and human diversity. Coverage follows a standard sequence, beginning with the nature of psychology and its biological foundations and ending with maladaptive behaviors, therapy, and social psychology. One chapter not always found in other texts is a chapter on sex and gender. Pedagogical aids include chapter overviews, sections on the cultural and diversity perspective in each chapter, and highlighted information on myth versus science, plus review summaries, study quizes and answers, and interactive exercises such as questionnaires. This third edition contains a new chapter on industrial and organizational psychology, and more material on emotion and motivation. Davis is affiliated with Emporia State University. Palladino is affiliated with the University of Southern Indiana. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)