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Psychology in Your Life

Psychology in Your Life Book
Author : Michael Gazzaniga,Sarah Grison
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Release : 2019-01-22
ISBN : 9780393673913
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Integrated teaching, learning, and assessment tools, created by a master teacher

Psychology and Your Life

Psychology and Your Life Book
Author : Robert Feldman
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Release : 2012-01-05
ISBN : 0077359941
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Psychology in Your Life

Psychology in Your Life Book
Author : Michael Gazzaniga,Sarah Grison
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Release : 2019-01-18
ISBN : 9780393689600
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Integrated teaching, learning, and assessment tools, created by a master teacher.

Psychology and Your Life

Psychology and Your Life Book
Author : Robert S. Feldman
Publisher : College Ie Overruns
Release : 2012-02
ISBN : 9780071317542
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Robert Feldman's Psychology and Your Life is an engaging new introductory psychology text that uses experiential exercises and activities, career-oriented text examples, and features designed to directly correlate psychology concepts to the professional and personal lives of readers. Throughout the text and supplements, Psychology and Your Life reinforces why a basic understanding of psychology is relevant to today's students.

Psychology and Your Life with P O W E R Learning

Psychology and Your Life with P O W E R Learning Book
Author : Robert S Feldman
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2019-01-08
ISBN : 9781260042269
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Psychology Matters. No matter what brings students into the Introductory Psychology course and regardless of their initial motivation, Robert Feldman's Psychology and Your Life with P.O.W.E.R. Learning 4e draws students into the field by connecting psychology to their professional and personal lives. Designed specifically for the accelerated Introductory Psychology course, Psychology and Your Life with P.O.W.E.R. Learning takes into account the diverse population of students who are enrolled in college today, addressing the needs of those who may work full-or-part-time; who may be juggling their education, their families, and their jobs; who may be returning to school in search of an occupational change; or who are in a specific career-oriented program.

Psychology and Life

Psychology and Life Book
Author : Richard J. Gerrig,Philip G. Zimbardo
Publisher : Pearson Education
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780205710911
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Intelligence The History of Group Comparisons Heredity and IQ Environments and IQ Culture and the Validity of IQ Tests Creativity Assessing Creativity and the Link to Intelligence Extremes of Creativity Psychology in Your Life: How Can You Become More Creative? Assessment and Society Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 10 Human Development Across the Life Span Studying Development Physical Development Across the Life Span Prenatal and Childhood Development Physical Development in Adolescence Physical Changes in Adulthood Cognitive Development Across the Life Span Piaget's Insights Into Mental Development Contemporary Perspectives on Early Cognitive Development Cognitive Development in Adulthood Psychology in Your Life: Will Your Brain Work Differently as You Age? Acquiring Language Perceiving Speech and Perceiving Words Learning Word Meanings Acquiring Grammar Social Development Across the Life Span Erikson's Psychosocial Stages Social Development in Childhood Social Development in Adolescence Social Development in Adulthood Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Does Day Care Affect Children's Development? Sex and Gender Differences Sex Differences Gender Identity and Gender Roles Moral Development Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Reasoning Gender and Cultural Perspectives on Moral Reasoning Learning to Age Successfully Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 11 Motivation Understanding Motivation Functions of Motivational Concepts Sources of Motivation A Hierarchy of Needs EATING The Physiology of Eating The Psychology of Eating Psychology in Your Life: How Does the Presence of Others Influence Your Eating? Sexual Behaviors Nonhuman Sexual Behaviors Human Sexual Arousal and Response The Evolution of Sexual Behaviors Sexual Norms Homosexuality Motivation for Personal Achievement Need for Achievement Attributions for Success and Failure Work and Organizational Psychology Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Does Motivation Affect Academic Achievement? Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 12 Emotion, Stress, and Health Emotions Basic Emotions and Culture Theories of Emotion The Impact of Mood and Emotions Subjective Well-Being Psychology in Your Life: Can You Accurately Predict Your Future Emotions? Stress of Living Physiological Stress Reactions Psychological Stress Reactions Coping with Stress Positive Effects of Stress Health Psychology The Biopsychosocial Model of Health Health Promotion Treatment Personality and Health Job Burnout and the Health-Care System A Toast to Your Health Critical Thinking in Your Life: Can Health Psychology Help You Get More Exercise? Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 13 Understanding Human Personality Type and Trait Personality Theories Categorizing by Types Describing with Traits Traits and Heritability Do Traits Predict Behaviors? Evaluation of Type and Trait Theories Psychodynamic Theories Freudian Psychoanalysis Evaluation of Freudian Theory Extending Psychodynamic Theories Psychology in Your Life: Why Are Some People Shy? Humanistic Theories Features of Humanistic Theories Evaluation of Humanistic Theories Social-Learning and Cognitive Theories Rotter's Expectancy Theory Mischel's Cognitive-Affective Personality Theory Bandura's Cognitive Social-Learning Theory Cantor's Social Intelligence Theory Evaluation of Social-Learning and Cognitive Theories Self Theories Dynamic Aspects of Self-Concepts Self-Esteem The Cultural Construction of Self Evaluation of Self Theories Comparing Personality Theories Critical Thinking in Your Life: How is Personality Conveyed in Cyberspace? Assessing Personality Objective Tests Projective Tests Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 14 Psychological Disorders The Nature of Psychological Disorders Deciding What Is Abnormal The Problem of Objectivity Classifying Psychological Disorders The Etiology of Psychopathology Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Do Disorders Enter DSM? Anxiety Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder Panic Disorder Phobias Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Causes of Anxiety Disorders Mood Disorders Major Depressive Disorder Bipolar Disorder Causes of Mood Disorders Gender Differences in Depression Suicide Psychology in Your Life: How Can We Pinpoint Interactions of Nature and Nurture? Personality Disorders Borderline Personality Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders Somatoform Disorders Dissociative Disorders Schizophrenic Disorders Major Types of Schizophrenia Causes of Schizophrenia Psychological Disorders of Childhood Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Autistic Disorder The Stigma of Mental Illness Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 15 Therapies for Psychological Disorders The Therapeutic Context Goals and Major Therapies Therapists and Therapeutic Settings Diversity Issues in Psychotherapy Historical Perspectives on Institutional Treatment Psychodynamic Therapies Freudian Psychoanalysis Later Psychodynamic Therapies Psychology in Your Life: Are Lives Haunted by Repressed Memories? Behavior Therapies Counterconditioning Contingency Management Social-Learning Therapy Generalization Techniques Cognitive Therapies Changing False Beliefs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Humanistic Therapies Client-Centered Therapy Gestalt Therapy Group Therapies Couple and Family Therapy Community Support Groups Biomedical Therapies Drug Therapy Psychosurgery ECT and rTMS Critical Thinking in Your Life: Does Therapy Affect Brain Activity? Treatment Evaluation and Prevention Strategies Evaluating Therapeutic Effectiveness Prevention Strategies Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide 16 Social Psychology Constructing Social Reality The Origins of Attribution Theory The Fundamental Attribution Error Self-Serving Biases Expectations and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies The Power of the Situation Roles and Rules Social Norms Conformity Decision Making in Groups Obedience to Authority Attitudes, Attitude Change, and Action Attitudes and Behaviors Processes of Persuasion Persuasion by Your Own Actions Compliance Prejudice Origins of Prejudice Effects of Stereotypes Reversing Prejudice Social Relationships Liking Loving Psychology in Your Life: In What Ways Are You Like a Chameleon? Aggression, Altruism, and Prosocial Behavior Individual Differences in Aggression Situational Influences on Aggression The Roots of Prosocial Behavior The Effects of the Situation on Prosocial Behavior Critical Thinking in Your Life: How Can You Get People to Volunteer? A Personal Endnote Recapping Main Points Key Terms Practice Test Discovering Psychology Viewing Guide.

Psychology of Your Life Who

Psychology of Your Life  Who  Book
Author : Jackie brown
Publisher :
Release : 2018-04-23
ISBN : 9781980908265
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Aspire to make a difference. Anything you want good, you can have. So claim it. Work hard to get it. When you get it, reach back. Pull someone else up. Each one, teach one. Just because you're doing a lot more, doesn't mean you're getting a lot more done. Don't confuse movement with progress. You don't start because of what you don't have. You don't start because you don't realize yet that the fruit of everything good in life begins with a challenge. There's nothing easy in life, worthwhile in life. Everything is up here that is worthwhile. And there's not gonna come to you and it's not gonna fall on your lap, and it's not going to be something that oh my gosh, it's just so simple. It's always going to be difficult. The only way you're ever going to get to the other side of this journey is you have got to suffer. To grow. To grow you must suffer. Most of this generation quit the second they get talked to. "You did this wrong." "You did this wrong." Or they get yelled at. It's so easy to be great nowadays, cause everybody else is..most people are weak. This is a softened generation. So if you have any mental toughness, any ability, any fraction of self-discipline, the ability to not want to do it but still do it People have a hard thing to understand. "I hate to run." And what makes me so crazy, it doesn't anymore - Why do you run if you hate it? What are you talking about? I don't wanna take showers and need either, I hate that too. That's the life, man! It wasn't until I changed that mentality that I became somebody.

Anxiety

Anxiety Book
Author : Fritz Riemann
Publisher :
Release : 2009
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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After studying psychology and training as a psychoanalyst, Fritz Riemann (1902-1979) became one of the founders of the Institute for Psychological Research and Psychotherapy in Munich, Germany (today, known as the Academy for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy). He was a lecturer and teaching analyst and had his own psychotherapeutic practice. He was also an honorary member of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis in New York (today, known as the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry). Anxiety â?? originally published as Grundformen der Angst â?? has been considered Riemann's best-known work. In this first English translation, Fritz Riemann succeeds in presenting his thesis convincingly, that anxiety is human. He gently leads the reader to recognize his/her own anxieties and onesidedness. The confrontation with personal problems which can be raised onto the level of consciousness helps the reader to understand himself/herself, as well as fellow human beings, better. The book is a source of encouragement and instruction in the art of perceiving and accepting one's own anxieties, and, if possible, modifying them in a productive way. The book discusses: the character of anxiety and life's antinomies, various types of fear (fear of commitment, fear of self-becoming, fear of change, fear of necessity), and various personalities, including biographical backgrounds and examples of experiences (schizoid personalities, depressive personalities, compulsive personalities, hysterical personalities).

The Little Book of Colour

The Little Book of Colour Book
Author : Karen Haller
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2019-08-29
ISBN : 024135286X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The definitive guide for harnessing the power of colour to improve your happiness, wellbeing and confidence Wouldn't you like to boost your confidence simply by slipping on 'that' yellow jumper? Or when you get home after a stressful day, be instantly soothed by the restful green of your walls? The colours all around us hold an emotional energy. Applied Colour Psychology specialist, Karen Haller, explains the inherent power of colour; for example, looking closely at the colours we love or those we dislike can bring up deeply buried memories and with them powerful feelings. A revolutionary guide to boosting your wellbeing, The Little Book of Colour puts you firmly in the driver's seat and on the road to changing the colours in your world to revamp your mood and motivation. Illuminating the science, psychology and emotional significance of colour, with key assessments for finding your own true colour compatibility, this book will help you to rediscover meaning in everything you do through the joy of colour. Get ready to join the colour revolution, and change your life for the better.

Loose leaf Version for Psychology in Everyday Life

Loose leaf Version for Psychology in Everyday Life Book
Author : David G. Myers
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2014-01-20
ISBN : 1464147124
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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David Myers briefest introduction to psychology speaks to all students regardless of their background or level of preparedness, with no assumptions made in the vocabulary, examples, or presentation. Students of all kinds are comfortable with Myers' manageable chapters, which include careful connections to associated visuals, comparative tables, and research-based pedagogy. For this edition, there is something completely new to a Myers text: David Myers personally selected new coauthor. Nathan DeWall's enthusiasm for teaching and writing about psychological science makes him uniquely suited to join the worlds bestselling psychology textbook author. And with about 30 more pages of coverage, this edition has become an even stronger and more complete introduction to the science of psychology for courses of all kinds.

Psychology in Everyday Life

Psychology in Everyday Life Book
Author : David G. Myers
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2011-02-18
ISBN : 1464100470
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Creating an exceptionally student-friendly textbook in psychology isn’t just about making the chapters shorter and pages more colorful. It’s about using that type of format to provide a clear portrait of psychological science, concise but not oversimplified, all while continually answering the recurring student question: “What does this have to do with me?” David Myers’ brief introduction to psychology, Psychology in Everyday Life, certainly does offer brief, easily manageable chapters and a colorful, image-rich design (both shaped by extensive research, class testing, and instructor/student feedback). But what makes it such an exceptional text is what flows through those chapters—rich presentations of psychology’s core concepts and field-defining research, examined in context of the everyday lives of all kinds of people around the world and communicated in the captivating storyteller’s voice that is instantly recognizable as Myers’. The new edition of Psychology in Everyday Life offers an extraordinary amount of new research, effective new inquiry-based study tools, and further design innovations, all while maintaining its trademark brevity and clean layout. And it is accompanied by an innovative media/supplements of the same scope as all of David Myers’ more comprehensive textbooks.

Dress Your Best Life

Dress Your Best Life Book
Author : Dawnn Karen
Publisher : Little, Brown Spark
Release : 2020-04-14
ISBN : 0316530980
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Harness the power of your wardrobe to achieve your dreams with this timely take on personal style from a world-renowned fashion psychologist. You may get dressed every day without really thinking about what you're putting on, but did you know that what you wear has a powerful effect on how you feel? Or that your clothes influence the way others perceive you? By making a few adjustments to your wardrobe, and learning to style from the inside out, you'll not only elevate your look, but level up your entire life. Dawnn Karen is a pioneer in the field of fashion psychology, and she has spent years studying the relationship between attire and attitude. In Dress Your Best Life she goes far beyond well-known makeover advice, pushing you to ask yourself: Are my clothing choices hurting me or helping me to achieve my life goals? Her book will help you discover your unique style story, become a smarter shopper, use color to your advantage, match moods to clothing choices, and embrace new or different standards of beauty. This knowledge is a power that you'll exercise every time you open your closet door or walk into an important meeting in just the right outfit. Packed with practical tips and cutting-edge advice, Dress Your Best Life will teach you to harness the power of fashion for the life you want to live.

Psychology and the Challenges of Life

Psychology and the Challenges of Life Book
Author : Spencer A. Rathus,Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-09-18
ISBN : 111953349X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the 14th edition of this market leading title, Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment and Growth, authors Spencer Rathus and Jeffrey Nevid continue to reflect on the many ways in which psychology relates to the lives we live and the important roles that psychology can play in helping us adjust to the many challenges we face in our daily lives. Throughout the text, the authors explore applications of psychological concepts and principles in meeting life challenges such as managing time, developing self-identity, building and maintaining relationships, adopting healthier lifestyles, coping with stress, and dealing with emotional problems and psychological disorders. The new edition has been thoroughly updated to meet the needs and concerns of a new generation of students. It provides additional information on psychology in the digital age, social media, the current Opioid crisis, as well as offering greater coverage of matters concerning sexuality and gender, and sexual orientation.

The Psychology of Meaning in Life

The Psychology of Meaning in Life Book
Author : Tatjana Schnell
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-07-09
ISBN : 1000072851
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book offers an inspiring exploration of current findings from the psychology of meaning in life, analysing cutting-edge research to propose practical, evidence-based applications. Schnell draws on psychological, philosophical and cognitive perspectives to explore basic concepts of meaning and introduce a multidimensional model of meaning in life. Written in an accessible style, this book covers a range of topics including the distinction between meaning and happiness, the impact of meaning on health and longevity, meaning in the workplace, and meaning-centred interventions. Each chapter ends with exercises to encourage self-reflection and measurement tools are presented throughout, including the author’s original Sources of Meaning and Meaning in Life Questionnaire (SoMe), to inspire the reader to consider the role of meaning in their own life. The Psychology of Meaning in Life is essential reading for students and practitioners of psychology, sociology, counselling, coaching and related disciplines, and for general readers interested in exploring the role of meaning in life.

Applied Psychology in Everyday Life

Applied Psychology in Everyday Life Book
Author : Christopher J. L. Cunningham,Brian J. O’Leary
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Release : 2011-07-12
ISBN : 1443832421
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The practice of psychology involves more than the clinical treatment of mental illness. Although the media may perpetuate the view that all psychologists are healthcare professionals, or specialists who deal with deviant or non-normal behaviors, the majority of psychologists study and practice in diverse areas of human functioning other than clinical psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of human thought and behavior, all human behavior. It is a science with the same rigorous research standards as physics, chemistry, or biology. This book showcases a variety of applications of psychological science in the areas of health, law, sports, business, religion, and money. It is an outgrowth of the River Cities Industrial-Organizational Psychology Conference held at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA, in October 2008. The theme of the 2008 conference was “Applying Psychology to Everyday Life.” We hope the content of this volume enhances your awareness of the importance of applied psychology and that it motivates you to further explore its potential to impact our daily lives.

The Psychology of Working Life

The Psychology of Working Life Book
Author : Toon W. Taris
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-04-09
ISBN : 1315462710
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What motivates us to do a good job? When does the pressure of work impact upon our health and well-being? How can employers choose the right candidates? The Psychology of Working Life shows how, whether we like it or not, the way we work, and our feelings about it, play a fundamental role in overall well-being. From the use of psychometrics in recruiting the right candidate, to making working life more efficient, the book illustrates how work in industrialized societies continues to be founded upon core psychological ideas. Motivation and job satisfaction have become recognized as key to job design and The Psychology of Working Life suggests that changing the way we work can impact on our stress levels, overall health, and productivity.

Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life

Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life Book
Author : Ernst Schraube,Charlotte Højholt
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-08-11
ISBN : 1317599705
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life moves psychological theory and research practice out of the laboratory and into the everyday world. Drawing on recent developments across the social and human sciences, it examines how people live as active subjects within the contexts of their everyday lives, using this as an analytical basis for understanding the dilemmas and contradictions people face in contemporary society. Early chapters gather the latest empirical research to explore the significance of context as a cross-disciplinary critical tool; they include a study of homeless Māori men reaffirming their cultural identity via gardening, and a look at how the dilemmas faced by children in difficult situations can provide insights into social conflict at school. Later chapters examine the interplay between everyday life around the world and contemporary global phenomena such as the rise of the debt economy, the hegemony of the labor market, and the increased reliance on digital technology in educational settings. The book concludes with a consideration of how social psychology can deepen our understanding of how we conduct our lives, and offer possibilities for collective work on the resolution of social conflict.