Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications

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The new edition of this brief introductory text retains the hallmark features that have made its parent text unique, while offering a more manageable, student-friendly format. The book was written with three goals in mind: to make the study of psychology accessible and engaging to the beginning student in psychology, to provide students with a solid grounding in the knowledge base in psychology, and to help students succeed in the course. Nevida€™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 Ea€™s of Effective Learning-Engaging Student 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 todaya€™s world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.He briefly served as coach of the USC football team. ... intelligence based on performance on tests of mental abilities, expressed as a ratio between onea#39;s mental age and chronological age or derived from the deviation of onea#39;s scores from theanbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications
Author:Jeffrey Nevid
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-06


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