Focuses on Enduring Issues in Psychology
Understanding Psychology, 10/e, presents a scientific, current overview of the fundamental concepts of psychology. The authors highlight enduring issues that unite all subfields of psychology: Person-Situation, Nature-Nurture, Stability-Change, Diversity-Universality, and Mind-Body. These enduring issues help readers learn the surprising unity and coherence of the diverse and exciting science of psychology.
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Charles G. Morris: Charles G. Morris received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois. He joined the University of Michigan in 1965 as Assistant Professor of Psychology and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1971 and Professor in 1987. He served as Associate Dean in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts and as Associate Chair of the Department of Psychology. Upon his retirement in 2002, he was appointed Emeritus Professor. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. He is the author of more than two dozen books, more than a dozen articles, and more than thirty papers and presentations. His books include "Psychology: An Introduction," "Understanding Psychology," "Basic Psychology," "Psychology: Concepts and Applications," and "Contemporary Psychology and Effective Behavior," His early research centered on leadership, group interaction, and group problem solving. More recently, his publications and presentations have focused on various aspects of undergraduate education, on contemporary views of leadership, and on the "Big 5" personality traits. Albert A. Maisto: The Carnegie Foundation's U.S. Professor of the Year for 1997-1998, Albert A. Maisto is the Bonnie E. Cone Distinguished Professor of Teaching at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he is also Associate Dean of the Honors College. Maisto earned both a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Psychology from The University of Alabama, with an emphasis in Mental Retardation and Applied Cognitive Development. While at UNC-Charlotte, Professor Maisto has held several positions including Coordinator of theUndergraduate Psychology Program, Faculty President, and Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Earlier in his career he served as a visiting Professor to The University of Nottingham in England, and he spent two years on the faculty of The University of Connecticut. Throughout his career Dr. Maisto has distinguished himself as an exemplary instructor of general psychology winning the prestigious Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence. Maisto's portfolio includes dozens of published articles in refereed journals, professional papers and a successful series of Introductory Psychology textbooks published by Pearson Education.
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Descripción Pearson, 2013. Loose Leaf. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110133825183
Descripción Pearson College Div, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 10 pck unb edition. 507 pages. 10.75x8.75x1.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0133825183