Psychology: Australian and New Zealand Edition

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John Wiley & Sons, 2006 - Psychology - 960 pages
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Psychology: An Australian and New Zealand Perspective is an adaptation of elements of both the third and fourth editions of the Westen and Kowalski US Psychology texts. Its aim is to give undergraduate students in Australia and New Zealand a broad overview of the depth and breadth of Psychology as a discipline, with the theoretical concepts being underpinned by examples particularly appropriate for students studying in our region. This balance helps the text to deliver to students one of the most robust findings in psychology - that memory and understanding are enhanced when target information is associated with vivid and personally relevant material. Both Psychology majors and those who only do 1 or 2 Semesters of study in Psychology will be able to connect with thecontent. The text is also unique in its coverage of intercultural and indigenous psychology within the Australian and New Zealand contexts. Demonstrating adequate coverage of this issue is becoming increasingly necessary for Universities in seeking the appropriate professional accreditation for their degree courses in Psychology. In 2006 Lorelle was awarded a Carrick Citation for excellence in developing nationally recognised teaching practices and resources that inspire first-year students to actively engage in learning processes and develop critical thinking skills. Now with Wiley Desktop Edition! When you purchase a new copy of this text you will automatically receive a Wiley Desktop Edition of Psychology: Australian and New Zealand Edition which allows you to study electronically. Download an electronic version of the full text to your computer. Use the search function to locate key concepts. Make notes and colour-coded highlights within your electronic book as you revise!

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