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Introduction to Psychology

Homework system included
By: 
Charles Stangor
Version: 
3.0
Published: 
December 2017
Page Count: 
656
Online Ebook Price: 
$29.95
Full Color Book + Online Ebook Price: 
$54.95
ISBN: 
978-1-4533-8723-8

This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Introduction to Psychology, Principles of Psychology, Survey of Psychology, or other basic psychology course

Introduction to Psychology is a concise and conceptual introduction to the fascinating subject of psychology. Featuring a central theme of action—predicting our own actions and those around us--this book grabs students’ attention and does not let go. A strong underlying secondary theme of empiricism unifies the narrative under the umbrella of psychology as a science. Its standard, fifteen-chapter organization makes this textbook an ideal choice for a typical semester- or quarter-long course.

New in This Version:
  • Each chapter opens by showcasing an interesting real-world example of people who are dealing with psychological questions and who use psychology to help them answer those questions.
  • One or two features designed to link the principles from the chapter to real-world applications in business, environment, health, law, education, and other relevant domains appear in each chapter.
  • New artwork to feature contemporary images.
  • A set of quiz questions is found at the end of every main chapter section. Students can use these to test their learning.
  • Contemporary themes such as Nature versus Nurture and Similarity versus Difference help to open up discussions of cross-cultural differences and gender differences.

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  • Real-world examples.
  • Chapter features designed to link the principles from the chapter to real-world applications.
  • Each chapter has a Research Focus that reminds students of the importance of empirical research.
  • Quizzes embedded in the book to reinforce students’ understanding of the material as they work through the chapters.
  • Customizable.

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This book is now available with FlatWorld’s Homework System at no additional cost to your students.

With the new, easy-to-use Homework System, you will be able to assign questions and autograde homework. The system includes multi-format questions written specifically for your FlatWorld book, which you can access through our stand-alone interface or integrate with your learning management system (e.g. Canvas, Moodle, Brightspace/D2L, and Blackboard).

Visit the FlatWorld Homework page to learn more.

To schedule a demo for help in setting up FlatWorld Homework for your course, contact your Sales Rep or FlatWorld support.

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Instructor Manual

Instructor Manual

The Instructor Manual (in Word format) will help guide you through the main concepts of each chapter such as learning objectives, key terms and takeaways. Many also include explanations and answers to chapter exercises.

Test Item File

Test Item File

Need assistance in supplementing your quizzes and tests? Our test-item files (in Word format) contain many multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions.

Test Bank Files for Import to Learning Management Systems

Test Bank Files for Import to Learning Management Systems

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PowerPoint Lecture Notes

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

A PowerPoint presentation highlighting key learning objectives and the main concepts for each chapter are available for you to use in your classroom. You can either cut and paste sections or use the presentation as a whole.

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Charles Stangor University Of Maryland

Charles Stangor is Professor of Psychology in the social psychology area at the University of Maryland, and has also taught at the University of Tübingen in Germany. He received his B.A. from Beloit College in 1973, and his Ph.D. from New York University in 1986. Dr. Stangor is the recipient of research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and from the National Science Foundation. He has published seven books and over fifty research articles and book chapters, and has served as an associate editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology. Dr. Stangor's research interests concern the development of stereotypes and prejudice, and their influences on individuals who are potential victims of discrimination. He is a charter fellow of the American Psychological Society and currently serves as a member of the executive committee of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology. Dr. Stangor regularly teaches Social Psychology (Psyc 221), Research Methods (Psyc 420) and, at the graduate level, Group Processes (Psyc 742). Dr. Stangor has also won a distinguished teaching award from the University of Maryland.
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