Visualizing Psychology, Third Edition

Visualizing Psychology, Third Edition Book Cover

Visualizing Psychology, Third Edition

By Siri Carpenter and Karen Huffman

Visualizing Psychology, Third Edition helps students examine their own personal studying and learning styles with several new pedagogical aids—encouraging them to apply what they are learning to their everyday lives while offering ongoing study tips and psychological techniques for mastering the material. Most importantly, students are given numerous opportunities to immediately assess their understanding.

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Myth Busters sections now open each chapter

While studying the myths about psychology, students easily learn some of the most important terms and concepts while honing critical thinking skills.

Psychological Science boxed readings now include self-testing exercises

Psychological Science boxed readings now include self-testing exercises that ask students to identify the methodology and structure within the presented research project.

The interior design of this Third Edition has been entirely revamped

The interior design of this Third Edition has been entirely revamped, making Visualizing Psychology more functional and engaging to the student reader.

The Visualizing Psychology learning program

The Visualizing Psychology learning program has been enhanced by the inclusion of the Author Tutorial Videos (featuring Karen Huffman) and Virtual Field Trip Videos in the WileyPLUS course.

Siri Carpenter is an experienced science journalist located in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her Ph.D. from Yale University in 2000, and specializes in writing about the behavioral sciences, including psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and related areas. She also covers medicine, science policy, and science education.

Karen Huffman is a professor of psychology at Palomar College in San Marcos, California, where she teaches full-time and serves as the Psychology Student Advisor and Coordinator for Psychology Faculty. Karen received the National Teaching Award for Excellence in Community/Junior College Teaching given by Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA). She also was recognized with the first Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching from Palomar College, and an Outstanding Teaching award from the University of Texas at Austin. Karen’s special research and presentation focus is in active learning and critical thinking, and she has presented numerous online web seminars and workshops throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Chapter 1: Introduction and Research Methods
Chapter 2: Neuroscience and Biological Foundations
Chapter 3: Stress and Health Psychology
Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 5: States of Consciousness
Chapter 6: Learning
Chapter 7: Memory
Chapter 8: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Chapter 9: Life Span Development I
Chapter 10: Life Span Development II
Chapter 11: Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 12: Personality
Chapter 13: Psychological Disorders
Chapter 14: Therapy
Chapter 15: Social Psychology

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