PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, 10th Edition, is a fusion of the full-length and briefer versions that preceded it. The text continues to offer a superb thematic organization together with practical applications and examples that help students see beyond research to big-picture concepts. Often described as a challenging book that is easy to learn from, the book surveys psychology's broad range of content with three aims: to illuminate the process of research and its relationship to application, to show both the unity and diversity of psychology's subject matter, and to help students master the basic concepts and principles of psychology with as little struggle as possible. Weiten's themes provide unifying threads across chapters that help students to see the connections among different research areas in psychology. A dynamic, teaching-oriented illustration program -- including new color-coded Concept Charts -- further enhances these themes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this text shows students how psychology helps them understand themselves and the world. It also uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities they have in their lives and their future careers. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with hot topics, students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. Students and instructors alike find the text to be highly readable, engaging, and visually appealing, providing a wealth of material they can put to use every day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, BRIEFER EDITION, 9TH EDITION helps you experience the excitement of this fascinating field, while helping you study and retain what you learn! Filled with practical ways that you can apply psychology to your everyday life, this best-selling psychology textbook is an experience in learning that you'll remember long after you complete your introductory psychology course. Critical Thinking Applications in every chapter give you specific critical thinking strategies you can apply to what you read. Every chapter of this book offers tools to help you focus on what's important and shows you how to study in ways that help you retain information and do your very best on exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Seventh Edition of Wayne Weiten's popular text, PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, continues to offer students a unique survey of psychology with three distinct goals: to show both the unity and diversity of psychology's subject matter; to illuminate the process of research and its intimate link to application, and to make the text challenging to think about and easy to learn from. Weiten achieves these goals through a number of distinctive features. Integrative themesincluding empiricism, theoretical diversity, sociohistorical contexts, multifactorial causation, cultural heritage, heredity and environment, and subjectivity of experienceare woven throughout the text to provide connection...
Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process, ADJUST is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ADJUST employs balanced psychological research coverage, engaging applications, and current examples to help readers understand themselves and the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
New! Concept Charts bookleta Packaged FREE with every text! Unique to introductory texts, the accompanying Concept Charts booklet gives students a visual summary of each chapter in this Briefer Fifth Edition. With each chapter's key concepts and material presented visually and concisely on a single page, the Concept Maps focus students on each chapter's important ideas and information. Developed by Weiten, this booklet is a great new way to review chapter topics--and is especially important for students who respond more quickly to visually presented material.
This time-saving booklet to accompany Weiten's PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS is one of the best note-taking and review tools you'll ever use. It includes printed versions of the actual Microsoft? PowerPoint? slides your instructor will present in class lectures and key diagrams and illustrations from the textbook. There's also plenty of room for note-taking right next to the illustrations and slides. The result? You can spend more time listening and absorbing what your instructor is presenting--and still walk away with great notes that will be vital in studying for exams.
Included at no additional charge with every new copy of the textbook, this great resource, written by textbook author Wayne Weiten, helps you prepare for lectures, organize class notes, and review content for exams. Each chapter?s Concept Chart offers a full-color overview?a detailed visual map of key ideas found in the chapter. These color-coded, hierarchically-organized charts create snapshots of the chapters that should enable you to quickly see the relationships among ideas and sections.