Ellen Pastorino and Susann Doyle-Portillo are dedicated, award-winning psychology professors with an infectious enthusiasm for teaching psychology. Praised in previous editions for fostering students' curiosity, WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? Third Edition, extends the authors' successful and engaging approach to teaching the introductory psychology course. The authors have found that when students are curious they are motivated to explore and truly learn how psychological concepts are connected. This book unlocks readers' curiosity by capturing their interest and then helping them see connections between personal stories, applications to their own lives, and psychological concepts that they will use and retain in and out of the classroom.
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Ellen E. Pastorino (Ph.D. in School Psychology, Florida State University) is a developmental psychologist who teaches psychology classes at Valencia Community College in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Pastorino has won numerous teaching awards, including the University of Georgia, Board of Regents Distinguished Professor; the NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award; and Valencia's Teaching and Learning Excellence Award. She also serves as a reviewer for the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. Dr. Pastorino has authored test banks, instructor manuals, and student study guides, and has published research in the Journal of Adolescent Research and Adolescence. While working as a consultant for IBM Corporation she developed numerous educational materials for teachers and students.
Susann M. Doyle-Portillo (Ph.D., social cognition, University of Oklahoma) is professor of psychology at Gainesville College, Dr. Susann M. Doyle-Portillo earned her Ph.D. in Social Cognition from the University of Oklahoma. She holds bachelors degrees in engineering and psychology. She has published articles in the journals Social Cognition and Contemporary Social Psychology, but the main focus of her career is teaching. During her tenure at Gainesville College, Dr. Doyle-Portillo has twice been listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. She has supervised independent-study student research at the two-year college level and is the founder of the Division of Social Sciences and Education Annual Research Poster Competition at Gainesville College. She also is the chair of the Scientific Review Committee/Institutional Review Board for the Gainesville College Engineering and Science Fair. She has authored test banks, instructor manuals, and student study guides.
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Book Description Horizon Press, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: good. Very Good in Good clipped dust jacket. DJ in brodart. Used, embossed bookplate on FFEP, with NO markings in text. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000313089
Book Description Horizon, New York, 1953. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Long gift in scription to a preliminary blank page, else a clean copy of the Original 1953 First Edition, in a torn ad edge chipped jacket with some dustiness. ; Oversize Volume. Bookseller Inventory # 256265