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Psychology Concepts and Connections

ISBN-10: 049517226X

ISBN-13: 9780495172260

Edition: 8th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Spencer A. Rathus

List price: $55.95
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The theme of this book is applying theories and research to learning and to contemporary life. In every chapter of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, BRIEF VERSION, Eighth Edition, Spencer Rathus CONNECTS psychology to the real world and students' interests, to the field's latest topics and research, to great new multimedia tools, to innovative resources for teaching and learning, and to the proven PQ4R active learning approach. Rathus' warm and engaging writing style explains the fundamentals in ways that students can understand, and then goes a step further to show how those fundamentals relate to students' daily lives. Through Video Connections, Power Visuals, an Author Blog, and interactive pedagogy tied from the text to the book companion web site, this edition provides students with seamless integration of text and technology that will help them study efficiently and effectively.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/14/2006
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 672
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including Psychology: Concepts & Connections, AIDS: What Every Student Needs to Know, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.

What is Psychology?
Biology and Psychology
The Voyage Through the Lifespan
Sensation and Perception
Consciousness
Learning
Memory: Remembrance of Things Past--and Future
Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Motivation and Emotion
Stress, Health and Adjustment
Personality: Theory and Assessment
Psychological Disorders
Methods of Therapy
Social Psychology
Statistics
Answer Keys.