David Myers has become the world’s best-selling introductory psychology author by serving the needs of instructors and students so well. Each Myers textbook offers an impeccable combination of up-to-date research, well-crafted pedagogy, and effective media and supplements. Most of all, each Myers text demonstrates why this author’s style works so well for students, with his signature compassionate, companionable voice, and superb judgment about how to communicate the science of psychology and its human impact.
This modules-based version of Myers’ best-selling, full-length text, Psychology (breaking down that book’s 16 chapters into 59 short modules) is yet another example of the author’s ability to understand what works in the classroom.
It comes from Myers’ experiences with students who strongly prefer textbooks divided into briefer segments instead of lengthier chapters, and with instructors who appreciate the flexibility offered by the modular format.
Modular organization presents material in smaller segments. Students can easily read any module in a single sitting.
Self-standing modules. Instructors can assign modules in their own preferred order. The modules make no assumptions about what students have previously read. Illustrations and key terms are repeated as needed.
This modular organization of short, stand-alone text units enhances teacher flexibility. Instead of assigning the entire Sensation and Perception chapter, instructors can assign the module on vision, the module on hearing, and/or the module on the other senses in whatever order they choose.
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DAVID G. MYERS is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College, Michigan, USA, where he has taught dozens of Introductory Psychology courses. He has contributed articles to a number of scientific periodicals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Science and the American Psychologist, as well as digests of psychological science in magazines for the general public.
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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan | This version of the main text breaks the chapters down into shorter modules for more accessibility. The condensed text not only allows students to better grasp and explore psychological concepts, but also makes for more flexibility in teaching, as cross-references to other chapters have been replaced with brief explanations. | From the contents: Preface - INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY AND SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGY - The Story of Psychology - Thinking Critically with Psychological Science - Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions - THE BIOLOGY OF MIND - Neural and Hormonal Systems - Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures - The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain - CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE TWO-TRACK MIND - The Brain and Consciousness - Sleep and Dreams - Hypnosis - Drugs and Consciousness - NATURE, NURTURE, AND HUMAN DIVERSITY - Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology - Environmental Influences of Behavior - DEVELOPING THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN - Prenatal Development and the Newborn - Infancy and Childhood - Adolescence - Adulthood, and Reflections on Developmental Issues - SENSATION AND PERCEPTION - Introduction to Sensation and Perception - Vision - Hearing - Other Senses - Perceptual Organization - Perceptual Interpretation - LEARNING - Classical Conditioning - Operant Conditioning - Learning by Observation - MEMORY - Introduction to Memory - Encoding: Getting Information In - Storage: Retaining Information - Retrieval: Getting Information Out - Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory - THINKING, LANGUAGE, AND INTELLIGENCE - Thinking - Language and Thought - Introduction to Intelligence - Gentetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence - MOTIVATION AND WORK - Introduction to Motivation - Hunger - Sexual Motivation and the Need to Belong - Motivation at Work - EMOTION, STRESS, AND HEALTH - Introduction to Emotion - Expressed Emotion - Experienced Emotion - Stress and Health - Promoting Health - PERSONALITY - The Psychoanalytic Perspective - The Humanistic Perspective - Contemporary Research on Personality - PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS - Introduction to Psychological Disorders - Anxiety Disorders - Dissociative, Personality, and Somatoform Disorders - Mood Disorders - Schizophrenia - THERAPY - The Psychological Therapies - Evaluating Psychotherapies - The Biomedical Therapies - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY - Social Thinking - Social Influence - Antisocial Relations - Prosocial Relations - APPENDIX A: Careers in Psychology - APPENDIX B: Answers to 'Test Yourself' Questions | Format: Hardback | Language/Sprache: english | 2240 gr | 778 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9781429216388