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MindTap Psychology for What is Psychology? Foundations, Applications, and Integration 3rd Edition

Ellen E. Pastorino, Susann M. Doyle-Portillo

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MindTap™ Psychology for Pastorino/Doyle-Portillo's What Is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration, 3rd Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. The MindTap Psychology learning path moves students through Bloom's taxonomy with such resources as adaptive quizzing, scenario-based experiences, auto-scored writing assignments, and social learning tools. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Ellen E. Pastorino, Valencia College

Ellen E. Pastorino (Ph.D., School Psychology, Florida State University) is a developmental psychologist who teaches psychology classes at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Pastorino has won numerous teaching awards, including the University of Georgia, Board of Regents Distinguished Professor; the NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award; and Valencia's Teaching and Learning Excellence Award. She has authored test banks, instructor manuals, and student study guides, and has published research in the Journal of Adolescent Research and Adolescence. While working as a consultant for IBM Corporation she developed numerous educational materials for teachers and students. However, her main passion has always been to get students excited about the field of psychology.

Susann M. Doyle-Portillo, University of North Georgia

Susann M. Doyle-Portillo (Ph.D., Social Cognition, University of Oklahoma) is professor of psychological science at the University of North Georgia. Dr. Doyle-Portillo also holds bachelors degrees in engineering and psychology. She has published articles in journals such as Social Cognition, Contemporary Social Psychology, the American Journal of Health Education, and Personality & Individual Differences, but the main focus of her career is teaching. During her tenure at University of North Georgia, Dr. Doyle-Portillo has twice been listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. In addition to her teaching and research activities, she has mentored many undergraduate researchers and authored several test banks, instructor manuals, and student study guides.
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  • Students will apply course concepts to daily life and careers with scenario-based application questions, discussion activities, and Write Experience activities.
  • The adaptive quizzing engine will make studying efficient and productive by giving students incentives to study effectively (e.g. after reading, before lecture, and with spaced repetition) tailored to their schedule and learning needs.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • WriteExperience validated writing assignments that give feedback on essay drafts and automatically grade submissions for content, voice, style, form and originality.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what's important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
  • Students acquire a scientific view by critically reflecting on relevant topics in video quizzes.
1. The Science of Psychology.
Part I: FOUNDATIONS IN BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY.
2. Neuroscience.
3. Sensation & Perception.
4. Consciousness.
5. Motivation & Emotion.
Part II: FOUNDATIONS IN COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY.
6. Learning.
7. Memory.
8. Cognition, Language, & Intelligence.
Part III: FOUNDATIONS IN DEVELOPMENTAL AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY.
9. Human Development.
10. Social Psychology.
11. Personality.
Part IV: FOUNDATIONS IN PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH.
12. Health, Stress, and Coping.
13. Mental Health Disorders.
14. Mental Health Therapies.
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