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Cengage Advantage Books: Psychology, 9th Edition

  • Douglas A. Bernstein
  • Louis A. Penner
  • Alison Clarke-Stewart
  • Edward J. Roy
  • ISBN-10: 1111302707
  • ISBN-13: 9781111302702
  • 944 Pages | Loose-leaf
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

PSYCHOLOGY, 9TH EDITION, by Bernstein et al. continues to strike a balance between classical and contemporary topics with a comprehensive, research-oriented approach. The text takes an active learning approach with the use of hallmark pedagogical features such as Linkages, Focus on Research Methods, and Thinking Critically. Features new to the print program include streamlined content, integration of Positive Psychology throughout the text, and optional four-color "Neuropsychology" and "Industrial/Organizational Psychology" chapters. Leading-edge technology enhancements to the program include static and interactive eBooks; upgraded Flash-enabled Netlabs, Web tutorials, and animations; interactive Concept Maps; Active Learning and Critical Thinking Booklets; and a new DVD entitled Revealing Psychology.

Features

  • Linkages features, combined with the text narrative, highlight the network of relationships among psychology's subfields, helping students see the "big picture" of psychology as an interrelated discipline. A chapter-ending Linkages Diagram presents a set of questions that illustrate three of the ways in which material in the chapter is related to other chapters in the book.

  • Thinking Critically sections in each chapter make psychological processes more explicit and accessible by providing a five-question framework for analyzing evidence before drawing conclusions. Throughout the book, psychological phenomena are described in a way that first reveals the logic of the scientific enterprise, then identifies possible flaws in design or implementation, and finally leaves room for more questions and further research.

  • Focus on Research sections examine the ways in which research methods have been applied to help advance understanding of behavior and mental processes. Focus on Research is organized around 5 key questions: (1) What was the researcher's question? (2) How did the researcher answer the question? (3) What did the researcher find? (4) What do the results mean? (5) What do we still need to know?

  • In Review Charts summarize information in a convenient tabular format. Two to three Charts per chapter, accompanied by three fill-in-the-blank self-testing questions, help students review, integrate, and comprehend large chunks of information. Web-based tutorials are correlated to appropriate In Review Charts.

  • Chapter Outlines with Preview Questions include page references to the relevant sections of the chapter, to help students plan for the chapter material to follow.

About the Author

Douglas A. Bernstein

Doug is a very motivated author. He chairs the Program Committee of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP), and is the Founder of the Association for Psychological Science's Preconference Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. In 2002 he received the American Psychological Foundation's award for Distinguished Teaching in Psychology.

Louis A. Penner

Louis Penner is a social psychologist, formerly at The University of South Florida and now at Wayne State University as a member of the Center for Communication and Behavioral Oncology at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. He also has an adjunct appointment at The Institute for Social Research at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Alison Clarke-Stewart

Alison Clarke-Stewart is Professor of Psychology at UC, Irvine (Ph.D. Yale). She specializes in developmental psychology and is known for her research on the effects of day care on children.

Edward J. Roy

Edward Roy is Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois (Ph.D. Univ. Massachusetts). He specializes in biological psychology and does research in Neuroendocrinology.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Psychology.
2. Research in Psychology.
3. Biological Aspects of Psychology.
4. Sensation.
5. Perception.
6. Learning.
7. Memory.
8. Cognition and Language.
9. Consciousness.
10. Cognitive Abilities.
11. Motivation and Emotion.
12. Human Development.
13. Health, Stress, and Coping.
14. Personality.
15. Psychological Disorders.
16. Treatment of Psychological Disorders.
17. Social Cognition.
18. Social Influence.
*19. Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
*20. Neuropsychology.
(*denotes optional chapter).

New to this edition

  • UPDATED key terms now match the key terms of the APA Dictionary and APA Thesaurus.
  • NEW "In Review" tables now feature 3-5 review questions to reinforce student learning and comprehension.
  • NEW "Talking Points" feature helps students summarize the chapter highlights and takeaways for family and friends without giving a lecture.
  • UPDATED photo program beautifully and appropriately illustrates chapter concepts and key topics.
  • NEW inside cover now features "How Does Psychology Apply to Other Fields" -- a list psychology applications to other fields, with page references.

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

Psychology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111668701 | ISBN-13: 9781111668709)

Psychology CourseMate also features several exclusive resources: Active Learning online booklet. Hands-on activities help students apply key concepts to their own experiences. Exercises range from visiting libraries and toy stores to observe and record differential gender roles to popping balloons in front of a friend to create a classically conditioned response. This exclusive resource was written by Sandra Goss Lucas, William S. Altman, and Doug Bernstein. Critical Thinking online booklet. Activities, written by William S. Altman and Doug Bernstein, include assessing the impact of legislation, evaluating the utility of multitasking, analyzing the nature of dreams, and deciding if computers are beneficial in the classroom give students the chance to explore key text topics while developing their own critical thinking skills. The annotated instructor versions of both online booklets contain additional tips for helping students fully benefit from the activities and include suggested answers to questions raised by some of the activities. Psychology: Concept Maps. Comprehensive outlines of key text concepts, created by William S. Altman, are an ideal reinforcement tool for students to utilize as they study for exams and quizzes.

Instructor's Resource Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111301662 | ISBN-13: 9781111301668)
ABC DVD: Introductory Psychology, Volume 1  (ISBN-10: 0495503061 | ISBN-13: 9780495503064)

ABC Videos feature short, high-interest clips from current news events as well as historic raw footage going back 40 years. Perfect for discussion starters or to enrich your lectures and spark interest in the material in the text, these brief videos provide students with a new lens through which to view the past and present, one that will greatly enhance their knowledge and understanding of significant events and open up to them new dimensions in learning. Clips are drawn from such programs as World News Tonight, Good Morning America, This Week, PrimeTime Live, 20/20, and Nightline, as well as numerous ABC News specials and material from the Associated Press Television News and British Movietone News collections.

Test Bank for Bernstein's Psychology, 9th  (ISBN-10: 1111343837 | ISBN-13: 9781111343835)
ABC DVD: Introductory Psychology, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 049559637X | ISBN-13: 9780495596370)

ABC Videos feature short, high-interest clips from current news events as well as historic raw footage going back 40 years. Perfect for discussion starters or to enrich your lectures and spark interest in the material in the text, these brief videos provide students with a new lens through which to view the past and present, one that will greatly enhance their knowledge and understanding of significant events and open up to them new dimensions in learning. Clips are drawn from such programs as World News Tonight, Good Morning America, This Week, PrimeTime Live, 20/20, and Nightline, as well as numerous ABC News specials and material from the Associated Press Television News and British Movietone News collections.

Research in Action DVD Volume i, 1st Edition 2008  (ISBN-10: 0495595209 | ISBN-13: 9780495595205)

Research in Action features the work of research psychologists to give students an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research--not just who is doing it, but also how it is done, and how and where the results are being used. By taking students into the laboratories of both established and up-and-coming researchers, and by showing research results being applied outside of the laboratory, these videos offer insight into both the research process and the many ways in which real people's lives are affected by research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience.

Research in Action DVD Volume ii, 1st Edition 2010  (ISBN-10: 0495598135 | ISBN-13: 9780495598138)

Research in Action features the work of research psychologists to give students an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research – not just who is doing it, but also how it is done, and how and where the results are being used. By taking students into the laboratories of both established and up-and-coming researchers, and by showing research results being applied outside of the laboratory, these videos offer insight into both the research process and the many ways in which real people's lives are affected by research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience.

Revealing Psychology DVD  (ISBN-10: 0547014538 | ISBN-13: 9780547014531)

Revealing Psychology Video (available on DVD) is ideal for both classroom presentation and on-line study. The clips include a refreshed and innovative Candid Camera-like segment depicting people in socially challenging situations, with a focus on applications of concepts and experimental variations; classic experiments in real-world context with a new look and feel; and personal profiles with interviews of real people talking about their lives in ways that illustrate social psychological principles.

Student Supplements

Psychology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111668701 | ISBN-13: 9781111668709)

Psychology CourseMate also features several exclusive resources: Active Learning online booklet. Hands-on activities help students apply key concepts to their own experiences. Exercises range from visiting libraries and toy stores to observe and record differential gender roles to popping balloons in front of a friend to create a classically conditioned response. This exclusive resource was written by Sandra Goss Lucas, William S. Altman, and Doug Bernstein. Critical Thinking online booklet. Activities, written by William S. Altman and Doug Bernstein, include assessing the impact of legislation, evaluating the utility of multitasking, analyzing the nature of dreams, and deciding if computers are beneficial in the classroom give students the chance to explore key text topics while developing their own critical thinking skills. The annotated instructor versions of both online booklets contain additional tips for helping students fully benefit from the activities and include suggested answers to questions raised by some of the activities. Psychology: Concept Maps. Comprehensive outlines of key text concepts, created by William S. Altman, are an ideal reinforcement tool for students to utilize as they study for exams and quizzes.

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1111301565 | ISBN-13: 9781111301569)

Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with PSYCHOLOGY, 9th Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.

Revealing Psychology DVD  (ISBN-10: 0547014538 | ISBN-13: 9780547014531)

Revealing Psychology Video (available on DVD) is ideal for both classroom presentation and on-line study. The clips include a refreshed and innovative Candid Camera-like segment depicting people in socially challenging situations, with a focus on applications of concepts and experimental variations; classic experiments in real-world context with a new look and feel; and personal profiles with interviews of real people talking about their lives in ways that illustrate social psychological principles.

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111634696 | ISBN-13: 9781111634698)

Succeed in your psychology course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

WebTutor™ on WebCT with eBook on Gateway, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111634718 | ISBN-13: 9781111634711)

Succeed in your psychology course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

CengageNow with Psychology Resource Center and InfroTrac®, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 111166868X | ISBN-13: 9781111668686)

Succeed in your psychology course with CengageNOW, a powerful online homework tool that optimizes your learning experience. This interactive system generates a diagnostic Personalized Study Plan (with a chapter-specific Pre-test, Study Plan, and Post-test) to help you master concepts, prepare for exams, and get a better grade.