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S. G. Psychology Concepts and Connections, Brief Version

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ISBN-10: 0495172294

ISBN-13: 9780495172291

Edition: 8th 2007

Authors: Spencer A. Rathus

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By Rebecca Fraser-Thill, Bates College. This invaluable student resource opens with a Preview section that encourages students to note initial impressions of chapter material?what surprised them, what they're curious about, and specific queries they have. The Question section poses the learning objectives in an outline format and serves as the foundation for the next sections, Reading for Understanding and Reflection Breaks. These sections include cross-relational activities such as matching and critical thinking exercises, which build on material just covered. Expand sections pulls all the material together in applied exercises such as research, writing and Web activities that expand on the themes of the text. The final review provides multiple-choice and essay practice questions.
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Book details

List price: $83.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
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 Life Span
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 Measurement
Psychological Disorders
Methods of Therapy
Social Psychology
Statistics Appendix
Answer Keys