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Psychology Applied to Modern Life Adjustment in the 21st Century

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ISBN-10: 0534608590

ISBN-13: 9780534608590

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Margaret A. Lloyd, Wayne Weiten

List price: $136.95
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Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, Weiten and Lloyd's text shows students how psychology helps them understand themselves and the world, and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities they have in their lives and their future careers. While professors cite this best-selling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with 'hot topics, ' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. Students and instructors alike find the text and associated workbook to be a highly readable, engaging, visually appealing package that provides a wealth of material they can put to use every day.
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Book details

List price: $136.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.476
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.

Adjusting to Modern Life
Theories of Personality
Stress and Its Effects
Coping Processes
The Self
Social Cognition and Social Influence
Interpersonal Communication
Friendship and Love
Marriage and Intimate Relationships
Gender and Behavior
Development in Adolescence and Adulthood
Careers and Work
Development and Expression of Sexuality
Psychology and Physical Health
Psychological Disorders
Psychotherapy
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