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PSYCH, 4th Edition

  • Spencer A. Rathus
  • Shannon J. Maheu
  • Scott G. Veenvliet
  • ISBN-10: 0176873988
  • ISBN-13: 9780176873981
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2014
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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Overview

About the Product

PSYCH 4Ce maximizes students’ effort and engagement by empowering them to direct their own learning, through a single, affordable course solution. PSYCH 4Ce offers full coverage of course concepts through unique resources and features that mirror the natural study habits of Canadian students. Additionally, instructors benefit from hundreds of new references and developments in the field of psychology, coupled with straightforward quizzing, assessment, and reporting options. Of note, PSYCH 4Ce combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with chapter review cards, and MindTap, a powerful, flexible and customizable online learning environment that enables students to study how and when they want—including on their smartphones!

About the Author

Spencer A. Rathus

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 PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.

Shannon J. Maheu

Shannon Maheu is currently a Professor of Psychology in the School of Language and Liberal Studies at Fanshawe College, London Ontario. She teaches a number of social and educational psychology courses, including introductory psychology at the college. Her current research involves deconstructing and applying current writing perspectives at the college level and in the academic disciplines, such psychology. She is pedagogically interested in student-centred learning and its subsequent outcomes on success.

Scott G. Veenvliet

Scott G. Veenvliet obtained his B.A. honours degree in Psychology from Trinity Western University (1999), his M.A. in Experimental Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University (2001), and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Western Ontario (2006). Scott’s teaching career began during his doctoral work at UWO and continued as an assistant professor at Tyndale University College in Toronto for three years. Currently, Scott thoroughly enjoys teaching various psychology courses, including several versions of introductory psychology, at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. Scott’s most recent publications have appeared in the International Journal for the Psychology of Religion (2008), Social Justice Research (2008), and Deviant Behavior (2005).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is Psychology?
Chapter 2: Biology and Psychology
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 4: Consciousness
Chapter 5: Learning
Chapter 6: Memory
Chapter 7: Thinking, Intelligence, and Language
Chapter 8: Development
Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 10: Stress, Health, and Adjustment
Chapter 11: Personality: Theory and Measurement
Chapter 12: Social Psychology
Chapter 13: Psychological Disorders
Chapter 14: Methods of Therapy

Appendix: Statistics (available at nelson.com/student)
References
Name Index
Subject Index

New to this edition

  • Images now include more explanation and links to the source text.
  • Total recall prompts have been updated and answers highlighted in the chapter review cards.
  • Chapter review cards focus on key information, add relevant images, and relate more directly to the total recall prompts.
  • Recent and relevant research updates have been included to acknowledge current ideas in psychology as a science.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' PSYCH  (ISBN-10: 0176876138 | ISBN-13: 9780176876135)
MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' PSYCH  (ISBN-10: 0176876146 | ISBN-13: 9780176876142)
Online Only Instructor’s Resources to accompany Rathus' PSYCH  (ISBN-10: 0176876154 | ISBN-13: 9780176876159)
Value Pack: PSYCH + MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term)  (ISBN-10: 0176883126 | ISBN-13: 9780176883126)

Student Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' PSYCH  (ISBN-10: 0176876138 | ISBN-13: 9780176876135)
MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Rathus' PSYCH  (ISBN-10: 0176876146 | ISBN-13: 9780176876142)
Value Pack: PSYCH + MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term)  (ISBN-10: 0176883126 | ISBN-13: 9780176883126)