Learn Psychology - 9780763798987

Un libro in lingua di Kenneth Carter Seifert Colleen M. edito da Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012

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This visually appealing textbook for an introductory undergraduate course offers abundant digital resources for students and teachers. The text explains how biological and environmental factors influence human thought and behavior, emphasizing how we know what we know through research. Early chapters offer an overview of the field, an explanation of the scientific approach, and a chapter on neuroscience and the biology of behavior. Later chapters cover common themes such as memory, personality, and psychological disorders. The layout features color photos, illustrations, medical images, anatomical drawings, and process diagrams on every page. In addition, each of the text's 16 chapters ends with a full-page illustrated review diagram, plus an illustrated visual summary of key points, broken down into bullet points from each section of the chapter. Other learning features include within-chapter concept checks and critical thinking case applications. A website offers a tutorial on writing skills, analyzing resources on the web, and performing critical analysis. An online learning platform provides a personalized learning program for students. Online resources for instructors are also available. Carter teaches psychology at Oxford College, Emory University. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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