Psychology: A Discovery Experience, Copyright Update

  • AUTHOR: Stephen L. Franzoi, Ph.D.
  • ISBN-13: 9781305114296 
  • 688 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011
  • ©2015     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

PSYCHOLOGY: A DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE is designed specifically for high school students and is written to the American Psychological Association (APA) National Standards for High School Psychology. Targets English Language Learners with Essential Question activities that facilitate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Stephen Franzoi's conversational writing style guides students through a journey of self-discovery. Students will learn and apply concepts of psychology to their everyday lives with the latest developments in psychology, fascinating interactive figures, in-text labs, career insights, and an online database of current psychology resources. These tools make this the most relevant and accessible high school psychology program on the market. The comprehensive instructor resource package includes the Instructor Wraparound Edition, Instructor Resource CD, lesson plans, PowerPoint Presentations with embedded interactive figures, ExamView Computerized Test Generator, DVD collection, and an online database of current psychology resources.

Features

  • The unique student-focused approach, with activities and content aligned to English Language Proficiency Standards, assists students in the comprehension of key concepts and facilitates listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Incorporates the use of chapter level "Essential Questions" to promote English language proficiency.
  • Written to the American Psychological Association (APA) National Standards for High School Psychology
  • Interactive Figures bring concepts to life and help students understand complex psychology topics. These interactive figures are available on the Instructor Resource CD and the student web site.
  • Digging Deeper with Psychology eCollection links students to a unique online database of current psychology resources that allow students to research topics and issues in depth.
  • New Science identifies and explores the latest developments in the field of psychology.
  • Positive Psychology offers a look at this new psychological approach and how scientists use positive mental health and happiness as a tool in everyday life.
  • Make Academic Connections relates psychology concepts to other courses of study.
  • Case Studies present intriguing and challenging situations drawn from actual psychological studies related to chapter concepts. They investigate the hypothesis, method, and results of each study. Critical Analysis questions provide opportunities for students to refine their critical thinking skills.
  • Self-Discovery provides students with a guided method for introspection through self-report questionnaires and activities.
  • Psychology Applications requires students to apply the concepts to a stated question or scenario.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Stephen L. Franzoi, Ph.D.

    Stephen L. Franzoi is a Professor of Psychology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Franzoi received his B.S. in both psychology and sociology from Western Michigan University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University before joining Marquette's faculty. Dr. Franzoi has served as assistant editor of Social Psychology Quarterly and associate editor of Social Problems. At Marquette University, Professor Franzoi teaches introductory psychology courses and is also the author of the textbook Social Psychology (fifth edition). He is an active researcher in the areas of body esteem and self-awareness.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Psychology.
2. Scientific Methods in Psychology.
3. Neurological and Genetic Bases of Behavior.
4. Sensation.
5. Perception.
6. Motivation and Emotion.
7. Stress, Coping, and Health.
8. Infancy & Childhood.
9. Adolescence.
10. Adulthood.
11. Personality.
12. Learning.
13. Memory.
14. Thinking and Language.
15. States of Consciousness.
16. Intelligence.
17. Psychological Disorders.
18. Therapy for Psychological Disorders.
19. Interpersonal Interaction.
20. Group Interaction.

Components

Teacher Components

  • DVD Videos: Introductory Psychology ABC News Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 1111426937 | ISBN-13: 9781111426934)
    Price = 133.00
  • Student Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0538496886 | ISBN-13: 9780538496889)
    An ideal tool for helping students master chapter concepts.
    Price = 19.75

Student Supplements

  • DVD Videos: Introductory Psychology ABC News Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 1111426937 | ISBN-13: 9781111426934)
    Price = 133.00
  • Student Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0538496886 | ISBN-13: 9780538496889)
    An ideal tool for helping students master chapter concepts.
    Price = 19.75