Introduction to Psychology: Gateways to Mind and Behavior
Author: Coon, Dennis
Brand: Cengage Learning
Number Of Pages: 736
Release Date: 01-01-2018
Details: Product Description Welcome to the world of psychology--and a journey through the gateways to mind and behavior. Led by authors who get rave reviews from students and instructors alike, this text integrates a proven system for reflective learning: Survey, Question, Read, Reflect, Review and Recite. By following these steps for efficient studying, you can master Psychology's concepts and explore its diversity of topics that are relevant to today's world. Active learning tools are interspersed with examples and anecdotes in a conversational style, along with coverage of the field's newest research findings. Experience the fun of discovering Psychology with INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 15th Edition. About the Author Dennis Coon is a publishing phenomenon and one of the bestselling 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 2 million students have learned psychology with a Coon text as their guide. Dr. Coon is also co-author, with John O. Mitterer, of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 14th Edition and PSYCHOLOGY: A JOURNEY, 5th Edition. He earned a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Riverside and his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Arizona. John O. Mitterer has taught psychology to more than 25,000 psychology students at Brock University. His honors include the 2003 Brock University Distinguished Teaching Award, a 2003 Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Teaching Award, a 2004 3M Teaching Fellowship, the 2005 Canadian Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology and the 2010 Brock University Don Ursino Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Large Classes. He also held a three-year Brock Chancellor's Chair for Teaching Excellence from 2006 to 2009. Dr. Mitterer is co-author, with Dennis Coon, of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 14th Edition and PSYCHOLOGY: A JOURNEY, 5th Edition. He earned a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from McMaster University. Tanya Martini is a professor in the psychology department at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. In addition to introductory psychology, she also teaches research methods and a capstone course designed to facilitate graduating students' understanding of career-related skills. Dr. Martini has been awarded the Brock University Distinguished Teaching Award and the Chancellor's Chair for Teaching Excellence. Her research explores skill-based learning outcomes in postsecondary education, and her most recent work investigated students' views concerning skill-based learning across their degree program. Dr. Martini has a particular interest in students' ability to articulate the competencies that underlie skills such as critical thinking and collaboration and their ability to recognize how university assignments foster transferable skills that are of interest to employers. She earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Toronto.
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