Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment and Growth

 
9780030967900: Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment and Growth

Now thoroughly updated, this new ninth edition helps students understand how psychological knowledge can help enrich their lives and help them meet the many challenges they are likely to face in their daily lives, from adjusting to college life or the workplace, to building successful relationships, to deciding upon a career, to coping with negative emotions, to protecting themselves from AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, to leading healthier and more fulfilling lives. Throughout the text, the authors draw upon the latest research in the field, present information in a way that stimulates and engages student interest, and show students how they can apply psychological knowledge to their own lives.

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The Eight Edition of Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment in the New Millenium is your guidebook to contemporary life

Applies psychological theory and research to help readers solve everyday problems and reach their unique potentials.

Communicates the true scientific nature of psychology thrrough coverage of research methods and classic studies in psychology

Reflects the importance of human diversity in our lives and in society

Includes a comprehensive pedagogical package that stimulates learning through:

  • PQ4R—a study system based on the work of educational psychologist Francis P. Robinson.
  • Adjustment in the New Millennium applications—focused on particular contemporary issues in adjustment
  • A Closer Look features—profiles of psychologist' lives, advice on coping with the issues of modern life, highlights of theoretical and research issues in adjustment
  • Self-Assessments
  • Running glossary
  • Full ancillary package

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