About this title:
The new ninth edition merges the rigor of science with a broad human perspective to provide a state-of-the-art introduction to psychology. From vivid presentation and intense attention to detail, to research-based study aids and media learning tools, the inviting, authorial voice of David Myers speaks to the life experiences of all students. New features include: * New study system based on learning and memory research * Over a thousand new research citations - informed by the author's meticulous, ongoing review of the current scientific literature * New chapter on Gender and Sexuality - includes new and significantly reorganised and updated discussions of gender and sexuality research * Enhanced coverage of clinical psychology * New contributor - Nathan Dewall, University of Kentucky - DeWall assisted with the 'Need to Belong' section in Chapter 10, Motivation and Emotion; the 'Personal Control' discussion in Chapter 11, Stress, Health, and Human Flourishing; and the 'Aggression' discussion in Chapter 13, Social Psychology * New time management section - a new preface helps students maximize their study time * Beautiful new design and contemporary photo programme - this new look provides a modern visual context for the book's up-to-date coverage
This new edition provides a state-of-the-art introduction to psychology that merges the rigor of science with a broad human perspective. All the Myers’ hallmarks are here—the vivid presentation, intense attention to detail and currency in the field, research-based study aids and media learning tools, and above all, the inviting, authorial voice of David Myers that speaks to the life experiences of all kinds of students.
About the Author:
DAVID MYERS received his psychology PhD from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College, Michigan, USA where he is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology and has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections.
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