Psychology: Core Concepts

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Allyn and Bacon, 2003 - Psychology - 662 pages
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The accomplished author team of Phillip Zimbardo (APA president 2001-2002), Ann Weber, and Bob Johnson combine once again to present psychology to readers in a meaningful, manageable format. Each chapter of this book focuses on the key questions and core concepts of psychology, supported by an extensive pedagogical structure. A wealth of instructive features, such as "Psychology in Your Life," "Using Psychology to Learn Psychology," and "Do it Yourself!" enhance reader learning and retention of key psychological concepts. Psychology, 4/e integrates a cross-cultural and multicultural perspective to make psychology meaningful for all readers. For anyone interested in introductory psychology or general psychology.

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Contents

Mind Behavior and Science
3
States of Mind I 80
9
The effects of your own culture
15
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Philip G. Zimbardo, PhD, is an internationally recognized scholar, educator, researcher, and media personality. He has won numerous awards and honors in each of these domains. He has been a Stanford University professor since 1968, having taught previously at Yale, NYU, and Columbia. Zimbardo's career is noted for his popular PBS-TV series, Discovering Psychology, along with many text and trade books. He was recently president of the American Psychological Association.

Anne L. Weber, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Asheville

Robert Johnson is Assistant Professor of Applied Measurement at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and Codirector of the Center for Excellence in the Assessment of Student Learning.

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