9780314140906

Psychology and You, Student Edition

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  • ISBN 13:

    9780314140906

  • ISBN 10:

    0314140905

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/01/2001
  • Publisher: GLENCOE/MCGRAW-HILL

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Summary

A COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF PSYCHOLOGY. This engaging text utilizes a writing style that talks with students, usingexamples and language relative to their lives. Anecdotes, historical facts, unusual events, everyday issues and concerns,and humor are also built into keep students' interest. The third edition of Psychology and You has been fully correlated to theproposed standards for teaching high school psychology developed by the AmericanPsychological Association. FEATURES Case Studies A high interest psychological case study illustrates orextends a key chapter concept. Thinking Critically About PsychologyFound in each chapter, this highinterest feature guides students in applying critical thinking skills tospecific issues in psychology. Students learn to apply four basic questions thatwill help them analyze claims and draw valid conclusions In Their Own WordsThese primary source features discuss important and interesting topics by historic andcontemporary psychologists. In FocusPresents critical or difficult concepts in graphical or anecdotalformats to help students grasp them easily. Applying Psychology to LifeEach chapter closes with this popular featurethat shows students how to apply that chapter's principles to their schoolcareers and to their personal and family lives. Focus Questions and Pause for ThoughtFocus and review questionsappear at key points within the chapter to check students comprehension and toencourage analysis of chapter content.

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