Psychology: Australian And New Zealand Edition - 2nd Edition

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Psychology: 2nd Australian and New Zealand edition helps todeliver one of the most robust findings in psychology to Australasianstudents: that memory and understanding are enhanced when targetinformation is associated with vivid and personally relevant material!Building on the success of the market-leading and award-winning first edition, Psychology: 2nd Australian and New Zealand edition has been thoroughly updated to provide comprehensive coverage ofcontemporary local and international data, research and examples in thedynamic field of psychology. A key strength of the text and itsextensive accompanying resources is its integrated coverage ofcross-cultural and indigenous psychology, a key requirement forprofessional accreditation of Psychology degree programs. It is ideal for use both by Psychology majors and those only taking a one semester course of psychology.Each copy of the printed textbook comes with a free copy of the Wiley Desktop Edition :a full electronic version of the text that allows students to easilysearch for key concepts, create their own colour-coded highlights andmake electronic notes in the text for revision.FEATURES Data, research and examples from Australia and New Zealand where appropriate Concept Maps open each chapter, outlining the key psychological topics and concepts to be explored Scene setters introduce the themes of each chapter by providing a real world example Central Questions pose the underlying questions relevant to thepsychological issues being discussed and are revisited at the end ofeach chapter Interim Summaries facilitate student understanding of the materialby regularly reinforcing key aspects of psychological theory duringeach chapter From Brain to Behaviour is an extended discussion of a particularissue, showing how psychology is situated between the nervous systemand our cultural experience Global Vistas use cross cultural studies to explore psychological phenomena from people with different ethnic backgrounds A Commentary has been provided in each chapter by a leadingacademic expressing their opinion on how the psychological issueapplies in the Asia-Pacific region One Step Further is a boxed feature in each chapter giving moreadvanced coverage of a particular topic, provided by leading academicsin the field Making Connections help students to see how elements of thepsychology discipline fit together, by providing cross-referenced linksto topics between chapters Apply and Discuss questions throughout each chapter encouragecritical thinking by students in applying theory to a real-lifesituation Ethical Dilemmas provide students with potentially challenging situations commonly faced in psychology End-of-Chapter Review, Discussion, and Application Questions areprovided, with suggested answers to the application questions providedat the back of the text for self-study.ABOUT THE AUTHORPsychology: 2nd Australian and New Zealand edition is basedon the original work of Professor Drew Westen and more recentlyProfessor Robin Kowalski, in their popular Psychology textbook,currently in its fifth edition. Their content has been adapted forAustralasian students by Dr Lorelle Burton, Associate Dean (Learningand Teaching) in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of SouthernQueensland (USQ). Lorelle is an award-winning senior lecturer who hastaught Introductory Psychology for many years and written a number ofinfluential publications on th

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Product Specifications
SKU 1095358
Author Burton Lorelle
Year 2009
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Type Paperback
Condition Very Good
Pages 982
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