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Psychology (5th Edition)

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Worth

Pages: 720
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11 June 2020

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This bestselling textbook brings the latest developments in psychology to students in a signature writing style that will inspire a lifelong love of science. The authors--respected researchers and popular writers--invite...

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This bestselling textbook brings the latest developments in psychology to students in a signature writing style that will inspire a lifelong love of science. The authors--respected researchers and popular writers--invite students to join them on a tour of their favorite subject: psychological science.The new edition takes a closer look at the role psychology plays in our society, with new material in Chapter 2 that looks at the truth about psychological science, the rate of replication, and how critical thinking is foundational in science and life. Chapter 1 presents a new look at the history of the science with unexpected stories and new insights into its surprising origins.Each chapter has been fully updated with research and examples to portray a field that is constantly evolving and illuminating the world today. The book can also be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging.

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  • Learning Outcomes, supported by Build to the Outcomes questions, highlight core topics for students.
  • How to "think critically" is reinforced at the end of every chapter with  questions prompting students to combat misconceptions about human behaviour using what they've just learned.
  • The Hot Science, Real World, A World of Difference and Other Voices features highlight new research, practical applications, diverse behaviours and diverse perspectives.
  • Data Visualization activities enable students to engage with data just as psychological scientists do.






  • Completely rewritten, Chapter 1 now tells the history of psychological science as a story full of colorful characters and the starts and stops of progress up to present day.
  • Greater depth on psychology's replication rate, including discussion of Type I and Type II errors.
  • Streamlined discussion of the function of emotion and new coverage of the emotional content of "tweets".
  • New material on the illusory truth effect, including research on "fake news"










Preface
1: Evolution of Psychological Science
2: Methods in Psychology
3: Neuroscience and Behavior
4: Sensation and Perception
5: Consciousness
6: Memory
7: Learning
8: Emotion and Motivation
9: Language and Thought
10: Intelligence
11: Development
12: Personality
13: Social Psychology
14: Stress and Health
15: Psychological Disorders
16: Treatment of Psychological Disorders

This textbook is available with LaunchPad.  Within LaunchPad, you’ll have access to an interactive ebook along with diagnostics, adaptive quizzes and assignments to help you achieve success in your course

  •  An e-Book integrating the text with an assortment of media-powered learning tools
  • Data Visualization Activities that help students develop quantitative reasoning skills by asking them to evaluate information and data from published research
  • Concept Practice interactive activities that address key concepts across the full spectrum of introductory psychology in five minutes using the format: review, practice, quiz, conclusion
  • LearningCurve’s game-like adaptive quizzing to consolidate learning in every chapter of the text
  • Flashcards for every key term that students can view in different modes, including quiz mode to test themselves
  • Videos and video activities so students can experience classic experiments at the heart of psychological science, intriguing case studies and cutting-edge research

Purchase the LaunchPad access card, or LaunchPad access card and book pack above.

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Daniel Schacter is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.

Daniel Gilbert is Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University

Matthew Nock is a Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. 

Daniel Wegner was the John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James at Harvard University and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
 

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Daniel Schacter is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.

Daniel Gilbert is Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University

Matthew Nock is a Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. 

Daniel Wegner was the John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James at Harvard University and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
 

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