Psychology: A Journey : First Canadian Edition

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9780176224004: Psychology: A Journey : First Canadian Edition

A psychology text that you'll actually want to read! PSYCHOLOGY: A JOURNEY is guaranteed to spark your curiosity, insight, imagination, and interest. Using the proven SQ4R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Relate, and Review) active learning system to help you study smarter, Coon leads you to an understanding of major concepts as well as how psychology relates to the challenges of everyday life. Each chapter of this book takes you into a different realm of psychology, such as personality, abnormal behavior, memory, consciousness, and human development. Each realm is complex and fascinating, with many pathways, landmarks, and detours to discover. Take the journey and find yourself becoming actively involved with the material as you develop a basic understanding of psychology that will help you succeed in this course and enrich your life.

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Dennis Coon is a publishing phenomenon and one of the best-selling 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 two million students have learned psychology with a Coon text as their guide. Coon graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Riverside, and earned his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Arizona. He is also co-author, with John O. Mitterer, of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 13th Edition and PSYCHOLOGY: A JOURNEY, 5th Edition.

John O. Mitterer holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from McMaster University. He has taught psychology at Brock University to more than 25,000 psychology students. Mitterer was the recipient of 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. He is co-author, with Dennis Coon, of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 13th Edition, and PSYCHOLOGY: A JOURNEY, 5th Edition.

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"The author has accomplished his goal of promoting students' interest in human behavior through his personable writing style. I did not choose Coon's text because of his personal writing approach, although it was an added bonus. I chose his text mainly because after defining the topic, he asks question related to the topic that students may have and provides a direct answer to each question. I find that students ask questions that are similar to Coon's questions and therefore, can redirect them to reread that particular section in the text...The journal entries allow students to relate to the situation occurring in their own life which then prompts them to want to know more about the topic...The author manages to incorporate the example from the journal entry into the chapter as he discusses various related topics, thereby continuing to hold students' interests in the topic and connecting psychological concepts to daily activities."

"This text is an excellent introductory psychology text that provides a wide array of psychology topics and application to real-world experience. It is easily relatable and informative to students and creates a basis for many riveting and dynamic class discussions."

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Dennis Coon (Author), Patrick Brown (Author), Rajesh Malik (Author), Sue McKenzie (Author)
Published by Nelson College Indigenous (2003)
ISBN 10: 0176224009 ISBN 13: 9780176224004
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