Essentials of Psychology, Fifth Edition, contains the essential topics of psychology, a variety of student-oriented motivational features, and a thorough built-in, self-scoring study guide with ESL coverage. The fifth edition contains major advancements over earlier editions. It has two new chapters, full integration of the sociocultural perspective, full integration of gender, Reflections sections, and increased emphasis on critical thinking. A new edition of Thinking and Writing About Psychology comes shrink-wrapped with the text at no additional cost. This slim volume promotes (1) critical thinking and (2) writing across the curriculum.
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Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including Psychology: Concepts & Connections, AIDS: What Every Student Needs to Know, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.
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Book Description H B/Holt/Saunders, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1996. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Fifth Edition. Includes Thinking and Writing about Psychology Still Wrapped. Because of the size of this book, we can only ship to USA or CANADA. n. Bookseller Inventory # 001464