Edition: 3rd 2012
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Description: General Psychology with Spotlights on Diversity offers students and teachers more features than any other introductory psychology text, at an affordable price for students. The text includes proven pedagogical features to enhance student learning and offers a host of instructor resource materials to make teaching as easy as possible. In addition, this exciting new text takes a fresh look at matters of culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other diversity issues in relation to psychology’s content areas. All this is delivered in an exciting, four-color text, featuring updated photos, colorful anatomical art, and new author input. What does General Psychology with Spotlights on Diversity offer? A science-based approach to psychology.Students are introduced to the concepts, principles, methods, challenges, and vocabulary of psychology. Applied theories of learning and memory.Pedagogical features to reinforce key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and make real-world situations meaningful, including Chapter Outlines, Previews, and SummariesBefore You Go On questionsGlossary TermsPoints to Ponder or DiscussExamples and ApplicationsExtensive Student Study Guide A historical context to the science of psychology.Historical perspectives provide added depth to the text. A focus on diversity of psychology in the 21st century.Matters of culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other diversity issues are addressed in relation to the science of psychology, including Minority PioneersWomen in PsychologyLearning Disabilities and the BrainGender Differences in the Perception of ColorCultural Differences in Perceptual OrganizationEthnic and Gender Differences in Drug and Alcohol Use and AbuseEthnic Differences in Learning StylesGender and MemoryRacial and Ethnic Differences in IQParenting StylesGender and Ethnic Differences in Self-Esteem and Locus of ControlSexual OrientationRacial/Ethnic Disparities in HealthcareDisorders, Race, and GenderPsychotherapy and Minority GroupsAttitudes Toward People with DisabilitiesRacial Profiling of African Americans and Hispanic Americans An economical introductory textbook.In an age of ever-increasing textbook prices, instructors can feel confident they are keeping their students’ costs low. You won’t find a better introductory text at a lower price. An extensive Student Study Guide.Available online for free, this Guide provides students with study tips, practice tests, and real-life links that they may access for more in-depth information. Many teacher-functional features.Instructor’s Resource Kit with extensive digital tools, including links to relevant iPod/iPad/iPhone appsTest item file, with over 2000 multiple-choice items keyed to the textComputerized version of the Test BankPower Point slide presentation of each chapter