Essentials Of Psychology: Concepts And Applications by Jeffrey S. NevidEssentials Of Psychology: Concepts And Applications by Jeffrey S. Nevid

Essentials Of Psychology: Concepts And Applications

byJeffrey S. Nevid

Paperback | January 6, 2014

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Written in a friendly style, this brief introductory book makes the study of psychology accessible and engaging to readers with little background in the subject. Nevid's comprehensive learning system-derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy-is featured throughout. This learning model incorporates what the author calls the "Four E's of Effective Learning"-Engaging Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 4th Edition, provides a broad view of psychology as well as applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world.
Dr. Jeffrey Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York. He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in evaluation research at Northwestern University. He has accrued more than 200 research publications and professional presentations and is...
Title:Essentials Of Psychology: Concepts And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:688 pages, 10.6 × 8.9 × 1 inPublished:January 6, 2014Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1285751221

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Table of Contents

1. The Science of Psychology.2. Biological Foundations of Behavior.3. Sensation and Perception.4. Consciousness.5. Learning.6. Memory.7. Thinking, Language, and Intelligence.8. Motivation and Emotion.9. Human Development.10. Psychology and Health.11. Personality.12. Social Psychology.13. Psychological Disorders.14. Methods of Therapy.Appendix A: Sample Answers to Thinking Critically About Psychology Questions.Appendix B: Answers to Recall It Questions.Appendix C: Statistics in Psychology.