Psychology: Themes and Variations: Themes and Variations

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Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2010 - Psychology - 880 pages
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Weiten's PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, EIGHTH EDITION maintains this book's strengths while addressing market changes with new learning objectives, a complete updating, and a fresh new design. The text continues to provide a unique survey of psycholo

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Wayne Weiten's psychology textbook is a wonderful book, and it is my favorite textbook this semester. Weiten explains the various psychological research in the subfields of psychology well, and he ... Read full review

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Normally I wouldn't bother putting down a textbook as something I've read, however this particular book is terrible. Instead of using the space to teach me what I need to know, it will constantly tell ... Read full review

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Wayne Weiten teaches psychology and mentors teaching assistants at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division 2 of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage, where he taught until 1991. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1 and 2 of the APA. In 1996-1997, he served as president of the Society for Teaching Psychology. He is a trained social psychologist with a very strong quantitative background. His primary area of research is stress and health psychology. He has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision-making, attribution theory, stress, and cerebral specialization. He also is the co-author of PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO MODERN LIFE (Wadsworth, 2006) and the creator of PSYKTREK: A MULTIMEDIA INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY.

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