Essentials of Psychology: Exploration and Application

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Brooks/Cole, 1997 - Psychology - 723 pages
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A briefer (18 vs. 22 Chs.), more applied version of Coon's best-selling Introduction to Psychology. While covering all of the core concepts of the course, the book's numerous pedagogical features (including Coon's hallmark SQ3R format) as well the author's informal, engaging writing style make this book exceptionally accessible, relevant, and motivating to the typical student. This edition offers format flexibility with paperback, hardcover, and looseleaf versions available.

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Dennis Coon is a publishing phenomenon and one of the best-selling authors in the field of psychology. His innovative instructional methods and student-focused style make his works perennial favorites among instructors and students alike. To date, more than two million students have learned psychology with a Coon text as their guide. Coon graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Riverside, and earned his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Arizona. He is also co-author, with John O. Mitterer, of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 13th Edition and PSYCHOLOGY: A JOURNEY, 5th Edition.

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