Author: Richard J Gerrig
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Bringing the science of psychology to life! The 2nd Australasian edition of Psychology and Life emphasises the science of psychology, with a special focus on applying that science to students’ everyday lives. As a result, the features of Psychology and Life support a central theme: psychology as a science, with a focus on applying that science to real life experiences. Australasian research, examples and statistics help make the theory even more relevant for today’s students. Psychology and Life 2e provides a rigorous, research-centred survey of the discipline while offering students special features and learning aids that will make the science of psychology relevant, spark their interest and excite their imaginations.
Author: David G. Myers
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release Date: 2014-09-25
Thus begins market-leading author David Myers’ discussion of developmental psychology in Unit 9 of his new Myers’ Psychology for AP® Second Edition. With an undeniable gift for writing, Dr. Myers will lead your students on a guided tour of psychological science and poignant personal stories. Dr. Myers teaches, illuminates, and inspires. Four years ago, we published this ground-breaking text which is correlated directly to the AP® course. Today, we build on that innovation and proudly introduce the 2nd AP® Edition. Whether you are new to AP® psychology or have many years under your belt, this uniquely AP® book program can help you achieve more.
How can you help students most effectively in the classroom? As a Teaching Assistant, you play a vital role in today’s schools. This fully updated new edition will help you get to grips with the main issues to do with psychology and its role in the processes of teaching and learning. This accessible text, building on the success of a best-selling previous edition, provides informative, yet down-to-earth commentary with clear examples of how you can apply this knowledge in everyday practice. The book addresses issues including: how to support learning how to identify and cater for different learning styles teaching children with additional needs how to manage behaviour to support learning how to help children with their self-esteem and independence. This new edition includes references to up-to-date research in child development and psychology to include information regarding personalised learning, creativity, motivation, friendships skills, moral development and neuroscience. Chapters are complemented with lively case studies, self-assessment questions and examples of how to apply theory to everyday classroom practice. The reader is encouraged to develop reflective practice to best support childrens’ behaviour and learning. This reader-friendly book is an invaluable companion for every Teaching assistant, HLTA, Cover Supervisor, and anyone working in a supporting role in an educational setting.
Author: Jeffrey L. Helms
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Updated to reflect the latest data in the field, the second edition of Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals remains the most comprehensive and accessible text for psychology majors available today. The new edition incorporates the most up-to-date research, as well as recent changes to the GRE Reveals the benefits of pursuing a psychology degree and shows students how to prepare for a career or to continue with graduate study in the field Features a wide range of supplemental exercises and materials plus topical contributions written by national and international figures in their respective psychology subfields Online support materials for instructors include Powerpoint slides and test banks to support each chapter
The ideal textbook for all areas of applied psychology options, including forensic/criminological psychology, health psychology, educational psychology, sports psychology, clinical/abnormal psychology, work/occupational psychology, environmental psychology and counselling - for students on A Level and undergraduate courses.
Author: Phil Diaz
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
Release Date: 2014-11-10
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Let Your Soul Evolve, Spiritual Growth for the New Millennium, is a book authored by Phil Diaz and P.D. Alleva, that explores the world of human and spiritual potential. Using their own works along with chapters by contributing authors, the book guides the reader on a journey of personal growth in perception and belief systems. The reader is presented with precepts and writings that provide a new insights and perspectives on spirituality, healing and our inner world as spiritual beings. "This book uses the wisdom of the ages, our present day knowledge on healing and the mysteries of quantum mechanics to open up a new age of therapeutic practice. This book is meant to empower all of us to become the creation beings we really are. The book shows us how to rediscover our real powers for creation and transformation. Quantum mechanics are proof of what the majority of us have forgotten, we are all angels that have unimaginable abilities--all we have to do is remember how to use them." - Phil Diaz "We have now come to the Age of Aquarius, the celestial cosmic turning of the dawn of a new consciousness. This is thought evolution, spiritual evolution. We are soldiers in a spiritual war and we must choose which side we will make a stand with. Crazy as it sounds, we are choosing a battle between our spirit and our brain, for this is a battle that is won from within, through the actions of the heart, by finding balance." - P. D. Alleva Keywords: Spiritual Growth, Spirituality, Alternative Healing, Energy Healing, Psychology, Addiction Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Quantum Energy, Spiritual Growth Therapy, Manifestation
Author: Matt Jarvis
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release Date: 2004
Thoroughly revised and updated highlights of this new full-color edition include: a chapter on examination and coursework advice with sample exam questions, student answers and a senior examinerâ??s comments; a greater range of alternative theories and studies; more detailed coverage of the key assumptions and research methods of each approach; more classic and up-to-date studies in detail; more Talking Points to allow for a choice of contemporary issues; and a new Study Skills chapter.
Author: Richard M. Lerner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2004-05-10
The study of adolescence in the field of psychology has grown tremendously over the last two decades, necessitating a comprehensive and up-to-date revision of this seminal work. This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, Richard Lerner and Laurence Steinberg, and with contributions from the leading researchers, reflects the latest empirical work and growth in the field.
Author: John E. Nelson
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Release Date: 2011-09-21
Genre: Business & Economics
Plan Now for the Life You Want Today’s economic realities have reset our expectations of what retirement is, yet there’s still the promise for what it can be: a life stage filled with more freedom and potential than ever before. Given the new normal, how do you plan for a future filled with prosperity, health, and happiness? As a companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, the world’s best-selling career book, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement offers both a holistic, big-picture look at these years as well as practical tools and exercises to help you build a life full of security, vitality, and community. This second edition contains updates throughout, including a section on Social Security, an in-depth exercise on values and how they inform your retirement map, and the one-of-a-kind resource for organizing the sea of information on finances and mental and physical health: the Retirement Well-Being Profile. More than a guide on where to live, how to stay active, or which investments to choose, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement helps you develop a detailed picture of your ideal retirement, so that—whether you’re planning retirement or are there already—you can take a comprehensive approach to make the most of these vital years. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This second edition presents the core fundamentals of the subject in 11 manageable chapters while maintaining the book's scientific integrity. The research methods students need to understand, interpret, and analyze social psychological research are emphasized throughout. The streamlined approach provides an economical textbook for students and a flexible format that allows instructors to cover the entire book in a single semester. A book specific Web site contains a free online study guide and a variety of teaching tools. An Instructor's Manual/Test Bank and a Computerized Test Bank are also available.