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Discovering Psychology The Science of Mind

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ISBN-10: 0176877266

ISBN-13: 9780176877262

Edition: N/A

Authors: John T. Cacioppo, Laura Freberg, Ashley Waggoner Denton

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In this first Canadian edition of Discovering Psychology, Ashley Waggoner-Denton continues John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg's mission of creating an introductory psychology textbook that presents psychology as a hub science--a foundation for many other scientific fields. With an integrative approach and evidence-based learning tools, Discovering Psychology truly provides readers with a comprehensive overview of psychology and its many perspectives, without shying from controversies in the field. Updated with fully Canadianized content, updated research, and an approachable writing style, this first Canadian edition tackles all of psychology in a single text, giving readers a basis of…    
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Book details

Publisher: Nelson Education Limited
Publication date: 2/28/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.13" long x 1.38" tall

John T. Cacioppo is Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Psychology, Director of the Social Psychology Program, and Co-Director of the Institute for Mind and Biology at the University of Chicago.

Laura A. Freberg (Ph.D., UCLA) is Professor of Psychology at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where she teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Sensation and Perception. Laura's teaching career began when she taught her first college course at Pasadena City College at the age of 23. To better understand the needs of the online education community, she also teaches a variety of psychology courses for Argosy University Online. Laura has received Faculty Member of the Year recognition from Cal Poly Disabilities Resource Center three times (1991, 1994, and 2009) for her work with students with disabilities. She enjoys using technology and…    

Ashley Waggoner Denton is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto. Ashley teaches over 2,500 Introductory Psychology students each year, as well as teaching courses in Social Psychology and Statistics. She received her PhD in Social Psychology from Indiana University and completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Toronto (Psychology Research Specialist Program). She is the author of numerous instructional resources, including an award-winning resource on teaching critical thinking that is available on the website of the Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology. Ashley conducts research on topics that lie at the…