Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176960

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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The new edition of this brief introductory text retains the hallmark features that have made its parent text unique, while offering a more manageable, student-friendly format. The book was written with three goals in mind: to make the study of psychology accessible and engaging to the beginning student in psychology, to provide students with a solid grounding in the knowledge base in psychology, and to help students succeed in the course. Nevid's comprehensive learning system-derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy-is featured throughout. This learning model incorporates what the author calls the Four E's of Effective Learning-Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 4th Edition, provides a broad view of psychology as well as applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337515418

Category: Education

Page: 688

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ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 5th Edition retains the hallmark features and pedagogical aids that have made this text unique in presenting the foundations of psychology in a manageable, reader-friendly format. Students gain a broad view of psychology and see applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Nevid's comprehensive learning system, derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy, is featured throughout. This model incorporates the Four E's of Effective Learning -- Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. Thoroughly updated with recent research developments, this edition also features an expanded focus on psychology in the digital world -- a topic students are sure to find fascinating and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Essentials of Psychology

Concepts and Applications

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid,Marylou Robins

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781111304799

Category: Psychology

Page: 437

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The study guide provides students with resources aimed at improving study skills and comprehension of the text material. For each chapter, the guide provides a one-page detailed outline, a list of objectives, chapter overview, key terms and concepts, and self-testing exercises and activities that highlight key concepts from the main text. In addition, students are provided an integrated set of media resources to further improve and expand their understanding of the main course concepts.
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Essentials of Psychology

Concepts and Applications

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780618434091

Category: Psychology

Page: 515

View: 2029

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The brief introductory text by Nevid, Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications retains the hallmark features that have made its parent text unique in the market, while offering a more manageable, student-friendly format. This text's organization breaks down each chapter into smaller instructional units organized around a set of key concepts in a particular area of study. Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications provides a broad view of psychology that includes the history, methods of research, major theories, and research findings of the discipline as well as applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Jeffrey Nevid has shaped an effective learning tool in this text by basing its contents on a comprehensive learning system derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy. This learning model incorporates what Nevid has named the "Four Es"—Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress—as key elements that organize the text's pedagogical features. Did You Know That... chapter-opening questions give students a preview of the material to be presented in the chapter to help them develop focus and interest as they read. Try This Out hands-on exercises encourage students to apply psychology theories to their own experiences. Concept Signaling feature extracts key concepts from the text content, highlights them in the margins of the text, and numbers them consecutively through each chapter, helping students to encode and retain key concepts. Concept Charts appear in each module, summarizing and reviewing the key concepts in a tabular form. Application Modules, the final modules of each chapter, illustrate how psychologists apply the knowledge they have gained from their research to real-life problems. Concept Checks are short quizzes at the end of each module. Additional features include Tying It Together sections, Summing-Up sections, and Thinking Critically About Psychology. PsychAssist and web icons in the text margins correlate the text material with animations and other web-based learning tools.
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Essentials of Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World

Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780132053730

Category: Psychology, Pathological

Page: 600

View: 737

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Essentials of Abnormal Psychology in a Changing Worldtakes an interactionist perspective, enabling students to see the importance of the interplay of psychological, socio-cultural and biological factors in the development of psychological disorders. The brief, streamlined format introduces students to the basic concepts of the field with a clear and engaging writing style. Its accessible, broad, research-based coverage, with superior pedagogy and student-oriented applications provide instructors with a comprehensive text they can fully cover in one term. New concept maps visually link major concepts, to help give students a clear picture of the key ideas within each chapter. The aim of the authors is to bring a much-needed Canadian perspective to the study of Abnormal Psychology. They want to increase awareness of the important, relevant research that has been done and is continuing to be conducted in Canada today. The new second edition builds on the strength of the first by continuing to incorporate Canadian cases and examples of mental illness, to highlight cultural factors, current topics, unique Canadian treatment or prevention programs, and mental health legislation.
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