Psychology in Your Life

Author: Michael Gazzaniga
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393673871
Release Date: 2018-12
Genre: Psychology

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

Psychology in Your Life

Author: Sarah Grison
ISBN: 0393644472
Release Date: 2018-12

"Makes science accessible at all levels by showing how psychology is relevant to students' everyday lives. Author Sarah Grison--an expert in the teaching of introductory psychology--has created a print and digital package with an equal commitment to the success of every instructor and student. A strong, author-driven support package--rich with original media, a test bank, Active Learning slides, and InQuizitive adaptive learning modules--provides instructors with everything they need to help today's students understand and apply introductory psychology"--

Psychology in Your Life

Author: Sarah Grison
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 039360067X
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Genre: Psychology

Makes science accessible at all levels by showing how psychology is relevant to students everyday lives."

Psychology and Your Life

Author: Robert S. Feldman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe
ISBN: 0071317546
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Psychology

Psychology Matters. Robert Feldman's Psychology and Your Life 2e draws students in immediately by connecting psychology to their professional and personal lives. Emphasizing practical application, Psychology and Your Life 2e offers examples and perspectives from healthcare occupations, nursing, technology, criminal justice, legal, and business, among others to prepare students and help them apply psychology throughout their lives and careers. A fully-integrated supplements package helps instructors objectively gauge their students' mastery of psychology's key principles and concepts and create dynamic class experiences--whether in the classroom or online. All ancillary materials are organized by the measurable learning outcomes for each module within the text--there is no more wondering whether the text in use will meet the accreditation guidelines for schools!

Nutrition Your Life Science

Author: Jennifer Turley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305480612
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Engage your students and free up time to focus on what matters - teaching! NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE, 2nd Edition takes an integrated approach with a modular text and multiple layers of automatically-graded assessment. Authors Jennifer Turley and Joan Thompson greatly improved outcomes in their classes and they understand the way today's students learn. They incorporate varied learning styles into an approach that encourages engagement, critical thinking, and self-analysis. Reinforcing concepts for students, saving time for instructors, and providing analytics across course sections, the integrated assessments include homework, case studies, crossword puzzles, exams, and more. This flexible and easily customized solution enables you to focus on what you do best - teaching! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Positive Psychology in Practice

Author: Stephen Joseph
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118756935
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Genre: Psychology

The best minds in positive psychology survey the state of the field Positive Psychology in Practice, Second Edition moves beyond the theoretical to show how positive psychology is being used in real-world settings, and the new directions emerging in the field. An international team of contributors representing the best and brightest in the discipline review the latest research, discuss how the findings are being used in practice, explore new ideas for application, and discuss focus points for future research. This updated edition contains new chapters that explore the intersection between positive psychology and humanistic psychology, salugenesis, hedonism, and eudaimonism, and more, with deep discussion of how the field is integrating with the new areas of self-help, life coaching, social work, rehabilitation psychology, and recovery-oriented service systems. This book explores the challenges and opportunities in the field, providing readers with the latest research and consensus on practical application. Get up to date on the latest research and practice findings Integrate positive psychology into assessments, life coaching, and other therapies Learn how positive psychology is being used in schools Explore possible directions for new research to push the field forward Positive psychology is being used in areas as diverse as clinical, counseling, forensic, health, educational, and industrial/organizational settings, in a wide variety of interventions and applications. Psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to promote human flourishing and well-being will find the second edition of Positive Psychology in Practice to be an informative, comprehensive guide.

Critical Psychology

Author: Dennis Fox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446206386
Release Date: 2009-02-16
Genre: Psychology

Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here `Do read this book - it will refresh you if you have not come across critical psychology before. If you are already "critical", this is an excellent, up-to-date overview of the area' - THE (Times Higher Education) 'An excellent book in all respects - compulsory reading for scholars interested in a socio-political contextual analysis of complex human behaviour' - Professor David F Marks, City University, London 'The arrival of a Second Edition of this classic is an exciting event. The editors have assembled a world class array of authors to bring students to the forefront of critical scholarship today. Adding to the work's lustre are fresh new chapters on critical social issues, along with a set of new pedagogical aids. Bravo!' - Kenneth J. Gergen, Senior Research Professor, Swarthmore College The Second Edition of Critical Psychology extends the original's comprehensive and accessible critique of mainstream psychology. Fully revised, reconfigured and expanded, the Second Edition explores critical psychology's continued growth and diversification, offering practical advice, and noting significant theoretical and political dilemmas confronting critical psychologists today. While other texts focus on narrower specialties within critical psychology or on specific theoretical or methodological perspectives, Critical Psychology retains its focus on critical psychology as a whole. Key features of the new edition include: - each chapter now also includes a summary of main points, a glossary of important terms, suggested readings and Internet sites, and questions for discussion - the book's contributors - most of them new - have thoroughly updated the original chapters and provide multiple perspectives on critical psychology's core concerns - reflecting recent developments, Parts Three and Four are completely new to this edition. Part Three provides in-depth coverage of critical psychology's relevance to social justice, focusing on the issues of race, class, gender, disability, colonization/globalization, human rights/social justice in post-conflict settings, and oppression/empowerment in mental health systems. Part Four examines critical psychology practice, from theory, methodology and therapy to community organizing and the politics of resistance.

Military Psychology Second Edition

Author: Carrie H. Kennedy
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462506491
Release Date: 2012-07-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Widely regarded as the authoritative work in the field, this book comprehensively explores the psychological needs of today's service members and how to meet them effectively. Expert contributors review best practices for conducting fitness-for-duty evaluations and other types of assessments, treating frequently encountered clinical problems, responding to disasters, and promoting the health and well-being of all personnel. The book also examines the role of mental health professionals in enhancing operational readiness, with chapters on crisis and hostage negotiation, understanding terrorists, and more. New to This Edition *The latest scientific knowledge, clinical interventions, and training recommendations. *Chapter on acute combat stress. *Chapter on post-deployment problems, including PTSD and depression. *Chapter on military psychology ethics. *Coverage of blast concussion screening and evaluation. ?

The Everything Psychology Book

Author: Kendra Cherry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440506925
Release Date: 2010-10-18
Genre: Psychology

What do dreams mean? How important is childhood, really? Why do we forget this--and remember that? There's nothing more fascinating--or frightening--than the ins and outs of the human mind. But understanding the complex links between our brains, our emotions, and our behavior can be challenging. This book unravels even the most arcane mysteries of psychology, including: The human drive for food, sex, and other desires What happens when thinking and emotions go awry Why we fall in love with one person and not another How we can develop a strong sense of self When traumatic events can change who we are Scientific information is coupled with real-life examples to help you grasp the basic principles and theories of psychology. You'll be able to achieve a better understanding of yourself--and everyone else around you, too!

Putting Psychology in its Place 3rd Edition

Author: Graham Richards
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136991721
Release Date: 2009-12-16
Genre: Psychology

The third edition of Putting Psychology In Its Place builds on the previous two editions, introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within a historical context. It aims both to answer and raise questions about the role of Psychology in modern society, by critically examining issues such as how Psychology developed, why psychoanalysis had such an impact and how the discipline has changed to deal with contemporary social issues such as religion, race and gender. This new third edition contains two completely new chapters: "Emotion: The Problem or the Whole Point?" and "Funding and Institutional Factors." An expanded epilogue has also been added which incorporates a discussion of the conceptual issues raised in the book and the volume now corresponds with the new BPS requirements for undergraduate courses. Other chapters, including those on Psychology and the Brain, Social Psychology and the Psychology of Madness, as well as those on gender, religion and race, have been substantially revised. Putting Psychology In Its Place is imaginatively written and accessible to all. It is an invaluable introductory text for undergraduate students of the history of Psychology and will also appeal to postgraduates, academics and anyone interested in Psychology or the history of science.

Classic Case Studies in Psychology

Author: Geoff Rolls
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317909620
Release Date: 2014-11-26
Genre: Psychology

The human mind is both extraordinary and compelling. But this is more than a collection of case studies; it is a selection of stories that illustrate some of the most extreme forms of human behaviour. From the leader who convinced his followers to kill themselves to the man who lost his memory; from the boy who was brought up as a girl to the woman with several personalities, Geoff Rolls illustrates some of the most fundamental tenets of psychology. Each case study has provided invaluable insights for scholars and researchers, and amazed the public at large. Several have been the inspiration for works of fiction, for example the story of Kim Peek, the real Rain Man. This new edition features three new case studies, including the story of Charles Decker, who was tried for the attempted murder of two people but acquitted on the basis of a neurological condition, and Dorothy Martin, whose persisting belief in an impending alien invasion is an illuminating example of cognitive dissonance. In addition, each case study is contextualized with more typical behaviour, while the latest thinking in each sub-field is also discussed. Classic Case Studies in Psychology is accessibly written and requires no prior knowledge of psychology, just an interest in the human condition. It is a book that will amaze, sometimes disturb, but above all enlighten its readers.

Psychology in Crisis

Author: Brian M. Hughes
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781352003017
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Psychology in Organizations

Author: S Alexander Haslam
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761942319
Release Date: 2004-05-24
Genre: Psychology

'Psychology in Organizations' presents an approach to organizational behaviour based on the premise that all aspects of organizational life are affected by people's social ties and group affiliations. This second edition includes a new chapter on stress, with the text presented in a student-friendly format.

Radical Ecopsychology

Author: Andy Fisher
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791488928
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Nature

Shows the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.