Noted in its previous editions for its ability to excite and involve students and at the same time to live up to the instructor's toughest standards for accuracy and scholarship, this new edition continues to be neither theory-oriented nor applications-oriented, but both. Weiten and Lloyd demonstrate how applications emerge from theory and include unique coverage of the role of research. Thoroughly updated in every chapter, the Fourth Editions features increased awareness of gender sensitive issues, increased information on biological factors, and much more..
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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 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, where he taught until 1991. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1 and 2 of the American Psychological Association. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology and in 1996-1997 he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Wayne Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision making, attribution theory, stress, and cerebral specialization. His recent interests have included pressure as a form of stress and the technology of textbooks. He is also the co-author of Psychology Applied to Modern Life (Wadsworth, 2006) and the creator of an educational CD-ROM titled PsykTrek: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology.
Ph.D., University of Arizona
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Book Description Brooks/Cole Publishing Co, 1993. Book Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP70961075