James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology, with his acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style that highlight the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, he shares with readers his passion for sociology.
"Basics were great"
Using the APA undergraduate psychology learning outcomes, the author establishes clear learning objectives for readers and ties the text assessment to these objectives. Praised for a very engaging writing style, comprehensive coverage of key research, and strong pedagogical features, Ciccarelli focuses on getting students to actually read their textbook.
Designed to make the introductory psychology course an engaging, relevant, and interactive experience, the authors of the new sixth edition of Psychology offer over 60 years of combined teaching experience to create an accessible textbook that encourages applied and active learning.
THINK Psychology covers the essentials every introductory psychology student should know. The chapters are briefer than a standard introductory text¿allowing for a lower cost to students and using less printed paper. Unlike other brief texts, THINK Psychology includes 18 chapters of content¿giving instructors the flexibility to choose what they want to cover without the worry that skipping several chapters will mean leaving out hundreds of pages of content.
"Excellent intro guide"
We live in a world of fast-paced change that is being fueled by new technologies, changing personal and social relationships, and changing cultural values and economic conditions. Sociology is a discipline that can help you understand this change. Looking at their world through the sociological perspective enables students to better understand themselves and their place in an evolving and complex world.
Psychology and Life continues to provide a rigorous, research-centered survey of the discipline while offering students special features and learning aids that will spark their interest, excite their imaginations, and get them to think critically about the material. Over 200 research studies are spotlighted throughout the text, with the goal of showcasing the how and the why behind key psychological research.
"good overview, terrible narration"
THINK Critically is a cutting-edge self-reflective guide for improving critical thinking skills through careful analysis, reasoned inference and thoughtful evaluation of contemporary culture and ideas. Taking cues from everyday life -- education, business, health sciences, social work, law, government policy issues and current events -- THINK Critically bridges the principles of critical thinking with real-world application.
"Counting electric sheep"
"Narrated without punctuation - a horrid experience"
THINK Marriages & Families is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work�.
Guiding students from understanding to application, Psychology: A Framework for Everyday Thinking provides an accessible and personalized framework upon which they can build their knowledge and use of the science of psychology.
"easy to understand"