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Psychology: The Core

Charles G. Morris; Albert A. Maisto

ISBN 10: 013603344X / 0-13-603344-X
ISBN 13: 9780136033448
Publisher: Pearson Education/Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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Psychology: The Core presents a scientific, accurate, and thorough overview of the essential concepts of psychology and helps readers see the exciting applications of these concepts in real life. 

 

The printed textbook, Psychology: The Core, covers the core content of psychology—-the essentials that every introductory psychology student should know. It includes study aids students find most useful—-concept maps, note-taking features, and a laminated study card highlighting the most challenging topics in introductory psychology. The website www.PsychologyTheCore.com , provides more in-depth treatment of topics, up-to-date statistics, cutting edge research, simulations, video clips, and real-world applications of psychology.  A monthly blog provides an opportunity for the authors to post interesting links and new research findings and to respond to questions from readers. Annual updates to the site will ensure that readers have access to all the latest findings.


From the Back Cover:

The printed textbook,Psychology: The Core, covers the core content of psychology--the essentials that every introductory psychology student should know. The book is briefer than a standard introductory text, allowing for a lower cost to students and using less printed paper. It includes study aids students have told us they find useful--concept maps, note-taking features, and a laminated study card highlighting the most challenging topics in introductory psychology. The websitewww.PsychologyTheCore.com, provides more in-depth treatment of topics, up-to-date statistics, cutting edge research, simulations, video clips, and real-world applications of psychology.  A monthly blog provides an opportunity for us to post interesting links and new research findings and to respond to questions from our readers. Annual updates to the site will ensure that readers have access to all the latest findings.


About the Author:

Charles G. Morris: Charles G. Morris received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois.  He joined the University of Michigan in 1965 as Assistant Professor of Psychology and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1971 and Professor in 1987.  He served as Associate Dean in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts and as Associate Chair of the Department of Psychology.  Upon his retirement in 2002, he was appointed Emeritus Professor.  He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society.

 

      He is the author of more than two dozen books, more than a dozen articles, and more than thirty papers and presentations.  His books include Psychology: An Introduction, Understanding Psychology, Basic Psychology, Psychology: Concepts and Applications, and Contemporary Psychology and Effective Behavior.

 

      His early research centered on leadership, group interaction, and group problem solving.  More recently, his publications and presentations have focused on various aspects of undergraduate education, on contemporary views of leadership, and on the "Big 5" personality traits.

 

 

Albert A. Maisto:  The Carnegie Foundation's U.S. Professor of the Year for 1997-1998, Albert A. Maisto is the Bonnie E. Cone Distinguished Professor of Teaching at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he is also Associate Dean of the Honors College. Maisto earned both a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Psychology from The University of Alabama, with an emphasis in Mental Retardation and Applied Cognitive Development. While at UNC-Charlotte, Professor Maisto has held several positions including Coordinator of the Undergraduate Psychology Program, Faculty President, and Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Earlier in his career he served as a visiting Professor to The University of Nottingham in England, and he spent two years on the faculty of The University of Connecticut. Throughout his career Dr. Maisto has distinguished himself as an exemplary instructor of general psychology winning the prestigious Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence.

            Maisto's portfolio includes dozens of published articles in refereed journals, professional papers and a successful series of Introductory Psychology textbooks published by Pearson Education.


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