Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
In this revision of his best-selling text, Wayne Weiten presents a text that is both challenging to think about and easy to learn from, both visually stunning and conceptually integrated, and both scientifically sound and fun to read. Well-respected in the field for its fresh, original approach, its attention to teaching/learning issues, and its impeccable scholarship, Psychology: Themes and Variations, Third Edition, offers much that is new: new studies, new topics, new applications, as well as a new theme (''culture influences behavior'')..In a writing style users have termed ''near perfect, '' Weiten emphasizes ideas instead of isolated facts and shows how research and application work in harmony. Now using seven integrative themes to emphasize the connections between different areas of research in psychology, Weiten challenges students to grapple with ''the big issues and tough questions'' while at the same time helping them master the basic concepts of psychology. Throughout the book, Weiten emphasizes the unity in psychology's intellectual heritage (the themes) as well as psychology's immense diversity (the variations).