This introduction to psychology covers complex issues, but is essentially an undergraduate text. "Focus On" sections spotlight gender and human diversity issues, encourage critical thinking, and provide daily life applications of psychology.
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E. Bruce Goldstein is Director of Undergraduate Programs in Psychology and is a member of the cognitive psychology group in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. He has received the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award for his classroom teaching and textbook writing. He received his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Tufts University, his PhD in experimental psychology from Brown University, and was a postdoctoral fellow in the biology department at Harvard University. Bruce has published papers on a wide variety of topics, including retinal and cortical physiology, visual attention, and the perception of pictures. He is the author of Sensation & Perception, 6th edition (Wadsworth, 2002), Cognitive Psychology: Connecting Mind, Research and Everyday Experience (Wadsworth, 2005), and edited the Blackwell Handbook of Perception (Blackwell, 2001). He currently teaches cognitive psychology, sensation and perception, and the psychology of visual art (undergraduate), and teaching of psychology (graduate).
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Book Description Brooks/Cole Pub Co, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 6 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0314204121