Respected researcher and author Benjamin Lahey uses engaging writing on a foundation of solid scholarship to help students master the basics of psychology. The text’s proven learning system is more effective than ever in this revision, thanks to a streamlined and functional visual design. Applications of basic concepts throughout the text help students retain what they learn by demonstrating psychology’s relevance to their own lives, and fully integrated coverage of culture and diversity promotes an inclusive learning experience for all. The fully revised ninth edition benefits from expert reviewing in many specialties -- including neuroscience, sensation and perception, social psychology, and applied topics -- and fully updated coverage in all areas. The bottom line is with Lahey, you’ll help your students apply psychological concepts to their lives, while emphasizing diversity and solid research, all at an affordable price. Lahey--It's the Real Deal.
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Benjamin B. Lahey received his undergraduate training from Davidson College and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Tennessee. He has taught at both community college and university levels, including the University of Georgia and the University of Miami, before joining the faculty at the University of Chicago. Ben is an award-winning teacher and a frequent speaker at the Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. He is also an active researcher on the behavioral and emotional problems of children; his research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health for many years. Ben was a representative of the field of psychology on the DSM-IV Child Disorders Work Group and a member of the US liaison group for the mental health section of the International Classification of Diseases. He was also the editor, with Alan E. Kazdin, of the first fourteen volumes in the annual series, Advances in Clinical Child Psychology, published by Plenum Press.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077236343
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 9th paperback/cd-rom edition. 10.75x9.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0077236343