GERRIG ZIMBARDO PSYCHOLOGY AND LIFE PDF

A mid-upper level Introductory Psychology text with a special focus on the scientific and experimental basis of psychological knowledge, and how it can be applied to students' daily lives. The aim of Psychology and Life is to use solid scientific research to address psychological misconceptions; to give form and substance to the vast range of subject matter that needs to be covered in an introductory psychology text-from the micro-level analyses of nerve cell processes to the macro-level analyses of cultural systems-in a style and approach that is relevant and meaningful to students. Psychology and Life is a classic text that provides a rigorous, research-centred survey of the discipline while offering students special features and learning aids that will spark their interest and excite their imaginations. This esteemed US text has been adapted for use in Canadian institutions, with Canadian and international research integrated throughout. The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest cutting-edge research, and features an increased emphasis on critical thinking. Psychology and Life.

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Richard J. Gerrig is a professor of psychology at Stony Brook University. Before joining the Stony Brook faculty, Gerrig taught at Yale University, where he was awarded the Lex Hixon Prize for teaching excellence in the social sciences.

Gerrig's research on cognitive psychological aspects of language use has been widely published. One line of work examines the mental processes that underlie efficient communication. A second research program considers the cognitive and emotional changes readers experience when they are transported to the worlds of stories. Life on Long Island is greatly enhanced by the guidance and support of Timothy Peterson.

Philip G. Zimbardo is an emeritus professor of psychology at Stanford University, where he has taught since , after earlier teaching at Yale University, New York University, and Columbia University. Zimbardo is internationally recognized as the "voice and face of contemporary psychology" through his widely seen PBS-TV series, Discovering Psychology, his media appearances, best-selling trade books on shyness, and his classic research, The Stanford Prison Experiment. His current research interests are in the domain of experimental social psychology, with ascattered emphasis on everything interesting to study from shyness to time perspective, persuasion, cults, madness, violence, vandalism, political psychology, and terrorism.

Zimbardo has been a prolific, innovative researcher across a number of fields in social and general psychology, with more than professional articles and chapters and 50 books to his credit. To recognize the breadth of his research achievements, the American Psychological Association presented Zimbardo with the Ernest Hilgard Award for lifetime contributions to general psychology.

He has also won the Vaclav Havel Foundation Award for his body of research on the human condition. He is most excited about the publication of his new trade book in March Random House , which he has been working on intensely for the past several years. Psychology and Life. Psychology and Life Philip G.

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This item is out of print and has been replaced with Psychology and Life, 20th Edition. View larger. Psychology and Life continues to provide a rigorous, research-centered survey of the discipline while offering students special features and learning aids that will spark their interest, excite their imaginations, and get them to think critically about the material. Over research studies are spotlighted throughout the text, with the goal of showcasing the how and the why behind key psychological research. This product is part of the following series. Click on a series title to see the full list of products in the series. Integrated directly into the text within each chapter are descriptions of classic and cutting edge research studies.

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This classic text emphasizes the science of psychology, with a special focus on applying psychology to students' daily lives. Author Phil Zimbardo narrates the video series, as leading researchers, practitioners, and theorists probe the mysteries of the mind and body and bring psychology to life for introductory students. Psychology and Life: The Discovering Psychology Edition offers the same content as the Eighteenth Edition, and adds a built in Discovering Psychology viewing guide at the end of each chapter. Students can go to MyPsychLab to launch the videos and then either complete the viewing activities in their textbook or do the assignments online. Psychology and Life continues to provide a rigorous, research-centered survey of the discipline while offering students special features and learning aids that will spark their interest and excite their imaginations.

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Richard J. Gerrig is a professor of psychology at Stony Brook University. Before joining the Stony Brook faculty, Gerrig taught at Yale University, where he was awarded the Lex Hixon Prize for teaching excellence in the social sciences. Gerrig's research on cognitive psychological aspects of language use has been widely published. One line of work examines the mental processes that underlie efficient communication. A second research program considers the cognitive and emotional changes readers experience when they are transported to the worlds of stories.

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