Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami

Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives

byPaul Okami

Hardcover | July 29, 2013

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Research-based but highly accessible, this fresh, contemporary, and engaging volume helps students appreciate the science of psychology and understand how its principles apply to their own lives.SUPERIOR SUPPLEMENTS:We are proud to offer instructors and students a comprehensive set of ancillary resources.* Instructor's Ancillary Resource Center: Available online exclusively to adopters, this valuable resource features detailed chapter outlines, lecture suggestions and activities, discussion questions, video resources, and Web resources, along with a computerized test bank containing 1,400+ testquestions.* Videos: Organized by chapter, these short contemporary video clips from YouTube are available for use as lecture starters and assignable class activities.* PowerPoint-Based Slides: Each chapter's slide deck includes a succinct chapter outline and incorporates relevant chapter graphics. * Course Cartridges: Available for a variety of learning management systems.* Instructor's Companion Website: The instructor's portion of the companion website--available to adopters--includes all the teaching tools described above, which are available for immediate download (www.oup.com/us/okami). * Online Homework: Oxford's Learning Management System delivers quality content and tools to track student progress in an intuitive, nationally hosted learning environment. Assessments are designed to accompany Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives and auto-graded so that instructors may checkstudents' understanding without hours of grading. A color-coded gradebook shows instructors at a glance where their students are succeeding and where they need improvement; this allows instructors to adapt their lectures as needed at a moment's notice. For students, this means quality content andinstant feedback. Oxford's Learning Management System features a streamlined interface that connects instructors and students with the functions that they perform most often, simplifying the learning experience in order to save instructors time and put students' progress first. (ISBN:978-0-19-934982-1)* Free Online Student Study Guide: Offering a variety of learning and review tools, this free online resource includes comprehensive yet concise chapter outlines, visual concept maps, and approximately twenty-five multiple-choice questions per chapter (www.oup.com/us/okami).* E-Book: Available on CourseSmart (ISBN 9780199349647)

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Paul Okami (BA, Hunter College, MA and PhD, University of California at Los Angeles) is Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Widener University and a member of the Association for Psychological Science. As a graduate student, Okami published frequently in the areas of sexuality, evolutionary psychology, and child development. Some of th...

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Title:Psychology: Contemporary PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:960 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 29, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199856613

ISBN - 13:9780199856619

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Table of Contents

1. Psychology as a Science2. The Brain, Body, and Behavior3. Nature and Nurture4. Human Development5. Perception and the Senses6. Conciousness7. Learning8. Memory9. Thinking10. Motivation11. Emotion and Health12. Sex and Gender13. Personality14. Disorders15. Treatment16. Social Psychology