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Psychology

ISBN-10: 0130496413

ISBN-13: 9780130496416

Edition: 4th 2004

Authors: Saul M. Kassin

List price: $113.00
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For undergraduate Introductory Psychology courses. Psychology, Fourth Edition, challenges students to discover, experience, and debate the methods and findings of psychological research, and actively learn how to think like psychologists. In this comprehensive text, Kassin introduces students to the importantce of research and scientific thinking through classroomtested What's Your Prediction chapteropening activities, miniWhat's Your Prediction exercises throughout, and Process of Discovery boxes.
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/9/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 848
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.092
Language: English

Saul Kassin is Professor of Psychology at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Born and raised in New York City, he graduated from Brooklyn College. After receiving his Ph.D. in personality and social psychology from the University of Connecticut, he spent one year at the University of Kansas and two years at Purdue University. In 1984, he was awarded a prestigious U.S. Supreme Court Judicial Fellowship, and in 1985 he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Psychology and Law Program at Stanford University. Kassin is author of the textbook PSYCHOLOGY (now in its fourth edition) and has coauthored or edited a number of scholarly books, including DEVELOPMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, THE PSYCHOLOGY OF EVIDENCE AND TRIAL PROCEDURE, and THE AMERICAN JURY ON TRIAL. His research interests are in social perception and influence, and their applications to police interrogations and confessions, eyewitness testimony, jury decision-making, and other aspects of law.

Introducing Psychology and Its Methods
Behavioral Neuroscience
Sensation and Perception
Consciousness
Learning
Memory
Thought and Language
Nature and Nurture
Human Development
Intelligence
Motivation
Emotion
Social Influences
Social and Cultural Groups
Personality
Psychological Disorders
Treatment
Health and Well-being
Appendix: Statistics in Psychological Research
Glossary
References
Credits
Author Index
Subject Index