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Scientific American: Psychology (2nd Edition)

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01 January 2017

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In the 2nd edition of Scientific American: Psychology, Deborah Licht and Misty Hull continue to combine their years of research and teaching insights with the journalistic skill of science writer Coco Ballantyne.  Together,...

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In the 2nd edition of Scientific American: Psychology, Deborah Licht and Misty Hull continue to combine their years of research and teaching insights with the journalistic skill of science writer Coco Ballantyne.  Together, they have created an introductory psychology resource that combines print and digital components into a seamless learning experience. The project draws on written profiles and video interviews of 27 real people to help students better understand, remember, and relate to psychology’s basic ideas.Fully updated and packed with invaluable learning resources,  Scientific American: Psychology continues to set a new standard for the introduction to psychology.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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  • Based on interviews, the book features stories - stories of real people, carefully chosen for their memorability and relevance to chapter
  • Original, innovative infographics, which help to unravel complex concepts considered difficult by students and instructors alike
  • Thematic features serve as extended examples to help students grasp important ideas and illustrate the content at hand 



  • New stories found throughout the book, based on extensive feedback from both instructors and students. Each new story is deftly woven throughout the chapter to bring psychology to life for students
  • Thoroughly revised, with input and insight from many of the hundreds of adopters of the ground-breaking first edition
  • Timely and up-to-date thematic features, including Social Media and Psychology, Nature and Nurture, and Didn't See That Coming, which details unexpected, high-interest and newsworthy developments related to the chapter's theme



1. Introduction to the Science of Psychology
2. Biology and Behavior
3. Sensation and Perception
4. Consciousness
5. Learning
6. Memory
7. Cognition, Language, and Intelligence
8. Human Development
9. Motivation and Emotion
10. Gender and Sexuality
11. Personality
12. Stress, Health, and Coping
13. Psychological Disorders
14. Psychological Therapies
15. Social Psychology.
This textbook is available with LaunchPad.  Within LaunchPad, students will have access to an interactive ebook along with diagnostics, adaptive quizzes and assignments to help them achieve success in their course.  Purchase a LaunchPad access card, or LaunchPad access card and book pack above.
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Deborah Licht is a professor of psychology at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 


Misty Hull is a professor of psychology at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Deborah Licht is a professor of psychology at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 


Misty Hull is a professor of psychology at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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