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A History of Psychology places social, economic, and political forces of change alongside psychology’s internal theoretical and empirical arguments, illuminating how the external world has shaped psychology’s development, and, in turn, how the late twentieth century’s psychology has shaped society. Featuring extended treatment of important movements such as the Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution, the textbook approaches the material from an integrative rather than wholly linear perspective. The text carefully examines how issues in psychology reflect and affect concepts that lie outside the field of psychology’s technical concerns as a science and profession.
This new edition features expanded attention on psychoanalysis after its founding as well as new developments in cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and behavioral economics. Throughout, the book strengthens its exploration of psychological ideas and the cultures in which they developed and reinforces the connections between psychology, modernism, and postmodernism. The textbook covers scientific, applied, and professional psychology, and is appropriate for higher-level undergraduate and graduate students.
For courses in Abnormal Psychology A comprehensive overview of abnormal psychology, with DSM-5 coverage throughout Abnormal Psychology provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the primary psychological disorders studied within the discipline. Maintaining a focus on the individuals at the heart of the study of abnormal psychology, the authors employ a biopsychosocial approach that helps students achieve an understanding of the holistic context in which abnormalities of behavior occur. In addition to the contributions of new co-author Matthew Nock, the Seventeenth Edition has been extensively updated to reflect DSM-5 diagnostic categories, classifications, and criteria. MyPsychLab(R) not included. Students, if MyPsychLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyPsychLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results.
Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
Why do things look blurry underwater? Why do people drive too fast in fog? How do you high-pass filter a cup of tea? What have mixer taps to do with colour vision?
Basic Vision: An Introduction to Visual Perception demystifies the processes through which we see the world. Written by three authors with over 80 years of research and undergraduate teaching experience between them, it leads the reader step-by-step through the intricacies of visual processing, with full-colour illustrations on nearly every page. The writing style captures the excitement of recent research in neuroscience that has transformed our understanding of visual processing, but
delivers it with a humour that keeps the reader enthused, rather than bemused.
The book takes us through the various elements that come together as our perception of the world around us: the perception of size, colour, motion, and three-dimensional space. It illustrates the intricacy of the visual system, discussing its development during infancy, and revealing how the brain can get it wrong, either as a result of brain damage, through which the network of processes become compromised, or through illusion, where the brain compensates for mixed messages by seeing what it
thinks should be there, rather than conveying the reality. The book also demonstrates the importance of contemporary techniques and methodology, and neuroscience-based techniques in particular, in driving forward our understanding of the visual system.
Online Resource Centre
The Online Resource Centre to accompany Basic Vision features:
For registered adopters:
Figures from the book available to download, to facilitate lecture preparation.
Test bank of multiple choice questions – a readily available tool for either formative or summative assessment.
A Journal Club, with questions to lead students through key research articles that relate to topics covered in the book.
Annotated web links, giving students ready access to these additional learning resources.
The most widely used text in its course area, James W. Kalat’s BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY has appealed to thousands of students before you. Why? Kalat’s main goal is to make Biological Psychology understandable to Psychology students, not just to Biology majors and pre meds–and he delivers. Another goal is to convey the excitement of the search for biological explanations of behavior. Kalat believes that Biological Psychology is “the most interesting topic in the world,” and this text convinces many students–and maybe you, too–with clear writing, amusing anecdotes and intriguing examples. MindTap, an interactive online learning resource that integrates the text with videos, animations and a virtual bio-lab component, makes learning even easier and more enjoyable.
The fully updated eighth edition of Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of all the key areas in the field ranging from visual perception and attention through to memory and language. Each chapter is complete with key definitions, practical real-life applications, chapter summaries and suggested further reading to help students develop an understanding of this fascinating but complex field.
The new edition includes:
an increased emphasis on neuroscience
updated references to reflect the latest research
applied ‘in the real world’ case studies and examples.
Widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field of cognitive psychology, this new edition comes complete with an enhanced accompanying companion website. The website includes a suite of learning resources including simulation experiments, multiple-choice questions, and access to Primal Pictures’ interactive 3D atlas of the brain. The companion website can be accessed at: www.routledge.com/cw/eysenck.
Communication for Business and the Professions: Strategies and Skills is a current and comprehensive resource with an easy-to-navigate structure that makes this sometimes challenging subject easy to learn. Plain-English explanations provide students with a solid background to the theory of communication and how to interact effectively. A variety of features and activities stimulate critical thinking and promote active learning. Working models enable students to practise and refine how well they communicate. The sixth edition features exciting new content on some of the most dynamic areas of business communication. An entirely new chapter on social media and technology (Chapter 2) has been added. In addition, a new section on Customer Satisfaction has been added to the Customer Complaints discussion within the chapter on Customer Service (Chapter 11). An emphasis on Australian examples provides a relevant context, making Communication for Business and the Professions the perfect resource for students new to the field of business communication.
For courses in Cryptography, Computer Security, and Network Security The Principles and Practice of Cryptography and Network Security Stallings’ Cryptography and Network Security, Seventh Edition, introduces students to the compelling and evolving field of cryptography and network security. In an age of viruses and hackers, electronic eavesdropping, and electronic fraud on a global scale, security is paramount. The purpose of this book is to provide a practical survey of both the principles and practice of cryptography and network security. In the first part of the book, the basic issues to be addressed by a network security capability are explored by providing a tutorial and survey of cryptography and network security technology. The latter part of the book deals with the practice of network security: practical applications that have been implemented and are in use to provide network security. The Seventh Edition streamlines subject matter with new and updated material – including Sage, one of the most important features of the book. Sage is an open-source, multiplatform, freeware package that implements a very powerful, flexible, and easily learned mathematics and computer algebra system. It provides hands-on experience with cryptographic algorithms and supporting homework assignments. With Sage, students learn a powerful tool that can be used for virtually any mathematical application. The book also provides an unparalleled degree of support for instructors and students to ensure a successful teaching and learning experience.
Cybersecurity – Attack and Defense Strategies: Infrastructure security with Red Team and Blue Team tactics$69.00
This book is ideal for a one- or two-term course in database management or database design in an undergraduate or graduate level course. With its comprehensive coverage, this book can also be used as a reference for IT professionals. This best-selling text introduces the theory behind databases in a concise yet comprehensive manner, providing database design methodology that can be used by both technical and non-technical readers. The methodology for relational Database Management Systems is presented in simple, step-by-step instructions in conjunction with a realistic worked example using three explicit phases-conceptual, logical, and physical database design. Teaching and Learning Experience This program presents a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It provides: *Database Design Methodology that can be Used by Both Technical and Non-technical Readers *A Comprehensive Introduction to the Theory behind Databases *A Clear Presentation that Supports Learning
For courses in Human Development
Unparalleled Among Human Development Texts – In a Class by Itself
With its seamless integration of up-to-date research, strong multicultural and cross-cultural focus, and clear, engaging narrative, Development Through the Lifespan has established itself as the market’s leading text. The dramatically revised Seventh Edition presents the newest, most relevant research and applications in the field of human development today. Featuring compelling topics, rich examples, and author Laura Berk’s signature storytelling style, this new edition is the most current and engaging text available.
Available to package with Development Through the Lifespan, Seventh Edition, MyLab (TM) Human Development is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to further engage students and improve learning. MyLab Human Development is ideal for courses requiring robust assessments.
Development Through the Lifespan, Seventh Edition is also available via Revel (TM), an interactive digital learning environment that is a less expensive alternative to the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel’s new mobile app lets students access and interact with their text anywhere, anytime, on any device, giving students the flexibility of toggling between their phone, tablet, and laptop as they move through their day.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
0134488970 / 9780134488974 Development Through the Lifespan plus MyLab Human Development with eText – Access Card Package, 7/e
Package consists of:
0134419693 / 9780134419695 Development Through the Lifespan, 7/e
0205909744 / 9780205909742 MyLab Human Development with eText Access Card
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With an exciting new look, new characters to meet, and its unique combination of humour and step-by-step instruction, this award-winning book is the statistics lifesaver for everyone. From initial theory through to regression, factor analysis and multilevel modelling, Andy Field animates statistics and SPSS software with his famously bizarre examples and activities.
What’s brand new:
A radical new design with original illustrations and even more colour
A maths diagnostic tool to help students establish what areas they need to revise and improve on.
A revamped online resource that uses video, case studies, datasets, testbanks and more to help students negotiate project work, master data management techniques, and apply key writing and employability skills
New sections on replication, open science and Bayesian thinking
Now fully up to date with latest versions of IBM SPSS Statistics (c).
All the online resources above (video, case studies, datasets, testbanks) can be easily integrated into your institution’s virtual learning environment or learning management system. This allows you to customize and curate content for use in module preparation, delivery and assessment. For instructions on how to upload the resources you want, please visit the Instructors’ page or alternatively, contact your local SAGE sales representative.
Please note that ISBN: 9781526445780 comprises the paperback edition of the Fifth Edition and the student version of IBM SPSS Statistics. More information on this version of the software’s features can be found here.