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ISBN 10: 0070212368 / ISBN 13: 9780070212367
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B00K: Fine/ $56.11 0070212368 ESSENTIALS OF UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGY, International Edition. FELDMAN, Robert S. MCGRAW-HILL COLLEGE 2nd Edition, 1st Printing Grey Spine With Title In White Letters, Tall And Wide Soft Cover BooK: Fine/, 560 Numbered Pages, Plus Indexes, That Appear To Be Lightly Read, And Are Clean And Tight To The Spine, Slightest Shelf, Edge And Corner Wear. Printed On White Paper. SYNOPSIS: A brief, 14 chapter version of the best-selling Understanding Psychology, this book retains an emphasis on critical thinking and practical applications. The mission of this extensively revised new edition is to foster student empowerment by giving students the tools they need to master the content of psychology, to think critically about student phenomena, and to build an appreciation for how psychology can increase their understanding of the world around them. A key aspect of the revision is the incorporation of Robert Feldman's P.O.W.E.R. Learning System into the book and ancillary package. Based on empirical research carried out by learning researchers, the P.O.W.E.R. framework is a systematic approach to learning and studying based on five key steps (Prepare, Organize, Work, Evaluate, and Rethink) that helps the acquisition and retention of new material. - The text has been thoroughly revised to incorporate pertinent new examples and explanations. Specific attention to advances in behavioural genetics and evolutionary approaches to psychology have been added. - A completely new art program enlivens the text and clarifies key material throughout the text, but especially in the biological sections. - Every chapter includes two web exercises as well as a feature that alerts students to pertinent material on the text's Online Learning Centre. D/J: None. This BooK Is Hard To Find, Will Be Packaged And Shipped Carefully, To Avoid Shipping Damage And Will Make It, An Excellent Addition To Your Own Personal Library Collection, Or As A Gift. = WORLD WIDE SHIPPING, AVAILABLE. Bookseller Inventory # 007782

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Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COLLEGE, * * * * *

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 2nd Edition

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Featuring a four-colour design, the second edition of this text focuses on the building blocks of the field of psychology while making clear the relevance of psychology to people's everyday lives. It aims to help foster an appreciation of the scientific basis of the field, as well as providing an impetus for critical thinking. Integrated throughout the text are several learning aids. These include: special features like "psychology at work" and "cutting edge" boxes and the "informed consumer" sections; opening chapter prologues; and looking ahead, recap and review sections. The second edition includes: a new chapter 15 - "Living with others in a Diverse World" includes expanded multicultural coverage that is integratted throughout the text; expanded coverage on cognitive psychology; new material on implicit memory, cognitive theories of intelligence, cognitive abilities and gender differences; new topics such as minority representation in the field of psychology, circadian rhythms, sex differences in smell, and new theories of dreaming; and greater emphasis on the influence of culture, ethnicity, race and human diversity on behaviour, both from a subcultural and cross-cultural perspective.

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