This is the first comprehensive textbook on prejudice with a strong psychological research base. Whitley and Kite cover a broad range of topics--from race and ethnicity to gender, sexual orientation, and ageism. By integrating theory and research with students' own experiences, the authors increase students' awareness of influences that shape prejudices. As students evaluate research results and their personal, subjective beliefs, they develop an appreciation of scientific evidence regarding stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination.
|The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion|
by Jonathan Haidt (Author)
This well-researched examination of human moral impulses will appeal to liberals and conservatives alike following the 2016 presidential campaign and election.
As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of...
|Critical Thinking Skills: Success in 20 Minutes a Day, 2nd Edition (Skill Builders)|
by Editors of LearningExpres LLC (Author)
Become an effective critical thinker in just 20 minutes a day! Whether at work, at school, or at home, critical-thinking skills are essential for success. Learning to think critically will improve your decision-making and problem-solving skills, giving you the tools you need to tackle the tough decisions and choices you face: At School Learn about the standardized exams that test your critical-thinking skills Learn the logical reasoning and deductive skills you need to eliminate At Work Solve...
by Muriel Deutsch Lezak (Author), Diane B. Howieson (Author), Erin D. Bigler (Author), Daniel Tranel (Author)
Now in its Fifth Edition, Neuropsychological Assessment reviews the major neurobehavioral disorders associated with brain dysfunction and injury. This is the 35th anniversary of the landmark first edition. As with previous editions, this edition provides a comprehensive coverage of the field of adult clinical neuropsychology in a single source. By virtue of the authors' clinical and research specializations, this book provides a broad-based and in-depth coverage of current neuroscience...
|A Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain: A Brain and Psychology Coloring Book (2nd Edition)|
by John P.J. Pinel (Author), Maggie Edwards (Author)
This hands-on workbook provides an easy and enjoyable means of learning and reviewing the fundamentals of human neuroanatomy through the acclaimed directed-coloring method.
Thousands of people inquire about and buy a competitor to this book each year. Unique layout compared to the competition! Text is on the left page with illustration on facing page. A cover flap can cover the illustration's labels for easy self-testing. Up-to-date...
|Abnormal Child Psychology|
by Eric J Mash (Author), David A Wolfe (Author)
Through a thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY remains the most authoritative, scholarly, and comprehensive book in its market. This edition has been organized and updated to reflect DSM-5 categories, as well as dimensional approaches to classification and evidence-based assessment and treatment. Accessible to a broad range of readers, the...
|A Primer in Positive Psychology (Oxford Positive Psychology Series)|
by Christopher Peterson (Author)
Positive psychology is the scientific study of what goes right in life, from birth to death and at all stops in between. It is a newly-christened approach within psychology that takes seriously the examination of that which makes life most worth living. Everyone's life has peaks and valleys, and positive psychology does not deny the valleys. Its signature premise is more nuanced, but nonetheless important: what is good about life is as genuine as what is bad and, therefore, deserves equal...
|201 Positive Psychology Applications: Promoting Well-Being in Individuals and Communities|
by Fredrike Bannink (Author)
Helping clients focus on well-being and optimal functioning in many areas of life.
201 Positive Psychology Applications is organized along the five elements of the well-being theory of Martin Seligman, one of its founders. These elements are essential to leading pleasant, engaging, and meaningful lives, with positive relationships and accomplishment. This book describes these elements along with 201 applications to enable clients to live richer...
|An Introduction to Brain and Behavior|
by Bryan Kolb (Author), Ian Q. Whishaw (Author), G. Campbell Teskey (Author)
From authors Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw, and new coauthor G. Campbell Teskey, An Introduction to Brain and Behavior offers a unique inquiry-based introduction to behavioral neuroscience, with each chapter focusing on a central question (i.e., "How Does the Nervous System Function?"). It also incorporates a distinctive clinical perspective, with examples showing students what happens when common neuronal processes malfunction. Now this acclaimed book returns in a thoroughly up-to-date new...
|Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century|
by Hazel Rose Markus (Editor), Paula M. L. Moya (Editor)
A collection of new essays by an interdisciplinary team of authors that gives a comprehensive introduction to race and ethnicity.Doing Race focuses on race and ethnicity in everyday life: what they are, how they work, and why they matter. Going to school and work, renting an apartment or buying a house, watching television, voting, listening to music, reading books and newspapers, attending religious services, and going to the doctor are all everyday activities...
|Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties|
by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett (Author)
In recent decades, the lives of people in their late teens and twenties have changed so dramatically that a new stage of life has developed. In his provocative work, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has identified the period of emerging adulthood as distinct from both the adolescence that precedes it and the young adulthood that comes in its wake. Arnett's new paradigm has received a surge of scholarly attention due to his book that launched the field, Emerging Adulthood.
On the 10th...