Cengage Advantage Books: Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment in the 21st Century

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Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this text shows you how psychology helps you understand yourself and the world, and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities you have in your life and your future career. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with ''hot topics,'' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. The text and associated workbook are highly readable, engaging, and visually appealing, providing you with a wealth of material you can put to use every day.

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Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1981. He has taught at the College of DuPage and Santa Clara University, and currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1, 2, and 8 of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology. He is a former President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. In 2006, one of the five national teaching awards given annually by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology was named in his honor. Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision-making, attribution theory, pressure as a form of stress, and the technology of textbooks. He is also the co-author of PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO MODERN LIFE: ADJUSTMENT IN THE 21st CENTURY (with Dana S. Dunn and Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Cengage, 2015, 11th Edition). Weiten has created an educational CD-ROM titled PsykTrek: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology and he recently co-authored a chapter on the Introductory Psychology course for THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PSYCHOLOGY EDUCATION (Weiten & Houska, 2015).

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