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Psychology Themes and Variations: Briefer Version

ISBN-10: 0495100587

ISBN-13: 9780495100584

Edition: 7th 2008 (Brief Edition)

Authors: Wayne Weiten

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The BRIEFER EDITION, of PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, SEVENTH EDITION, help you experience the excitement of this fascinating field, while helping you study and retain what you learn! Filled with practical ways that you can apply psychology to your everyday life, this best-selling psychology textbook is an experience in learning that you'll remember long after you complete your introductory psychology course. "Critical Thinking Applications" in every chapter give you specific critical thinking strategies you can apply to what you read. Every chapter of this book offers tools to help you focus on what's important-showing you how to study in ways that help you retain information and do your very best on exams.
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Book details

List price: $114.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 631
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Wayne Weiten teaches psychology and mentors teaching assistants at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage, where he taught until 1991. He is a Fellow of Divisions One and Two of the APA. In 1996-1997, Weiten served as president of the Society for Teaching Psychology. A trained social psychologist with a very strong quantitative background, his primary area of research is stress and health psychology. Weiten has also conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision-making, attribution theory, stress, and cerebral specialization.

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