Psychology: Modules for Active Learning (with Concept by Dennis Coon, John O. Mitterer

By Dennis Coon, John O. Mitterer

PSYCHOLOGY: MODULES FOR lively studying, 12th variation, the best-selling textual content by means of well known writer and educator Dennis Coon and John O. Mitterer, combines the powerful SQ4R (Survey, query, learn, Recite, mirror, evaluation) energetic studying procedure, an attractive variety and beautiful visuals, and specified insurance of center themes and state-of-the-art examine in a single impressive, finished textual content. totally up-to-date and reorganized, this variation contains new and revised content material, vast detailed good points, and studying instruments built-in during the textual content. whereas the textual content presents an intensive advent to the research of psychology, its modular layout and emphasis on how psychology pertains to daily life make it effortless for college kids to discover, take pleasure in, and finally grasp a wide selection of issues.

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Has been moved to the section on controversies in the study of intelligence. The Wechsler section has been repositioned to follow the SB5 discussion. The section on intelligence quotients and deviation IQs has been tightened. Material on race and intelligence is now covered in this section as well. Artificial intelligence is now treated as another approach to defining intelligence rather than as a controversy. The Psychology in Action chapter-closing module now offers practical tips on becoming more creative.

Creating it has been quite an adventure. In the pages that follow, we think students will find an attractive blend of the theoretical and the practical, plus many of the most exciting ideas in psychology. Most of all, we hope that students using this book will discover that reading a college textbook can be entertaining and enjoyable. Acknowledgments Psychology is a cooperative effort requiring the talents and energies of a large community of scholars, teachers, researchers, and students. Like most endeavors in psychology, this Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning.

The feature If You Change Your Mind Do You Change Your Brain? is now included in this section and has been rewritten accordingly. A new feature, Mirror, Mirror in the Brain, introduces the cutting-edge topic of mirror neurons. Chapter 3: Human Development • Early development has been more clearly reorga- • nized around the interaction of heredity and environment. Readiness is now discussed under the Genetics heading, as is maturation. We correct the now-outdated assumption that modern humans are genetically identical to cavemen.

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