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PSYCH, 6th Edition

  • includes MindTap, 1 term Printed Access Card
  • Spencer A. Rathus
  • ISBN-10: 0357041054
  • ISBN-13: 9780357041055
  • 448 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2016, 2014
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, PSYCH from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference textbook with and an innovative online experience--all at an affordable price. New for this edition, MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course--to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap.

Features

  • Every 4LTR Press print title comes complete with an engaging textbook and access to MindTap- including study tools, instructional and assessment content, and the full text narrative. Also available in an online-only option, students have their choice of format, delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of students’ workflow and learning styles, all at an affordable price.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format-- increasing the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.

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.

Table of Contents

1. What is Psychology?
2. Biology and Psychology.
3. Sensation and Perception.
4. Consciousness.
5. Learning.
6. Memory: Remembrance of Things Past--and Future.
7. Thinking, Language, and Intelligence.
8. Motivation and Emotion.
9. The Voyage through the Life Span.
10. Personality: Theory and Measurement.
11. Stress, Health, and Coping.
12. Psychological Disorders.
13. Methods of Therapy.
14. Social Psychology.

New to this edition

  • NEW MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • Access everything you need in one place. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • Empower your students to reach their potential. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • Your course. Your content. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A dedicated team, whenever you need them. MindTap isn’t just a tool; it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we’ll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester—and beyond.
  • Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment and analytics for instructors, PSYCH with MindTap engages students of all generations and learning styles and integrates seamlessly into your course--setting the stage for thinking critically about Introductory/General Psychology.

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

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 0357041089 | ISBN-13: 9780357041086)

Cengage Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit and manipulate content from the text's Test Bank or elsewhere--including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want. Every question has undergone a series of accuracy checks and anti-piracy reviews, as well as a multi-point inspection to remove weak question options--e.g., all answers are correct--sharpen ambiguous questions and ensure balanced coverage of major course concepts, difficulty levels and Bloom’s Taxonomy.