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Psychology (12th Edition)

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With every carefully revised, meticulously updated edition, this popular introductory textbook offers a thoroughly contemporary view of psychological science. The book offers captivating writing and the merging of rigorous...

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With every carefully revised, meticulously updated edition, this popular introductory textbook offers a thoroughly contemporary view of psychological science. The book offers captivating writing and the merging of rigorous science with a broad human perspective that engages both the mind and the heart.

Innovative features move students from reading the chapter to actively learning online. How Would You Know puts students in the role of scientific researcher and includes tutorials on key research design principles and the Assess Your Strengths self-tests help students learn a little more about themselves, and include tips about nurturing key strengths.

This book can 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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  • Over 1100 new citations to engage students and give them the most current view of the field
  • New infographics in each chapter to engage students in thinking critically about key psychological concepts (parenting styles, gender bias, group polarization, therapeutic lifestyle changes, and more)
  • 120 new "Concept Practice" activities available in LaunchPad offer an effective interactive way to help students understand basic information about the course's foundational ideas. 

Prologue The Story of Psychology
1. Thinking Critically With Psychological Science
2. The Biology of Mind
3. Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind
4. Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity
5. Developing Through the Life Span
6. Sensation and Perception
7. Learning
8. Memory
9. Thinking and Language
10. Intelligence
11. What Drives Us: Hunger, Sex, Friendship, and Achievement
12. Emotions, Stress, and Health
13. Social Psychology
14. Personality
15. Psychological Disorders
16. Therapy.


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. 

This LaunchPad includes:
  • An e-Book integrating the text with an assortment of media-powered learning tools
  • Assess Your Strengths Activities where students apply psychology’s principles to their own lives and experiences
  • Immersive Learning Activities by co-authors Myers and DeWall showing how psychological research begins with a question, and how key decision points can alter the meaning and value of a psychological study
  • 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
  • PsychSim 6.0 topic tutorials that use interactive videos, charts, and simulations to immerse students in the world of psychological research from the perspective of a scientist or participant
  • LearningCurve’s game-like adaptive quizzing to consolidate learning in every chapter of the text
  • Practice Quizzes offering pre-built quizzes which students can take multiple times and receive randomized questions on the same topic
  • 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 your LaunchPad access card, or LaunchPad access card and book pack above.

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​David Myers received his psychology PhD from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College, Michigan, where he has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections. Hope College students have invited him to be their commencement speaker and voted him "outstanding professor." 

C. Nathan DeWall is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Psychology Lab at the University of Kentucky. He received his Bachelor's Degree from St. Olaf College, a Master's Degree in Social Science from the University of Chicago, and a Master's degree and PhD in Social Psychology from Florida State University.

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​David Myers received his psychology PhD from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College, Michigan, where he has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections. Hope College students have invited him to be their commencement speaker and voted him "outstanding professor." 

C. Nathan DeWall is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Psychology Lab at the University of Kentucky. He received his Bachelor's Degree from St. Olaf College, a Master's Degree in Social Science from the University of Chicago, and a Master's degree and PhD in Social Psychology from Florida State University.

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