PSYCH, 2nd Edition

  • includes Review Cards, CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Spencer A. Rathus New York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • ISBN-10: 1111185786
  • ISBN-13: 9781111185787
  • 384 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2009
  • © 2012 | Published
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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with students and faculty, PSYCH 2 is an engaging and accessible solutin that accommodates the diverse lifestyles of today's learners at a value-based price. PSYCH 2 is an extremely concise, visually appealing text that introduces psychology concepts without any delays or distractions. Designed for today's students in every detail, this unique solution was developed through conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from nearly 150 students and faculty members like you. From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title to its engaging, effective content, PSYCH 2 ushers in a groundbreaking new genre of introductory psychology texts that's perfect for modern learners.


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  • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets based on input from student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with nearly 150 faculty and students.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter In Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, and more are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including PowerPoints, an electronic testbank, and image gallery.

What's New

  • PSYCH 2 has a refreshed art program, and references and examples have been updated to be as current as possible.
  • PSYCH 2 has a new online supplement - CourseMate - which features an interactive eBook as well as: interactive teaching and learning tools including:QuizzesFlashcardsVideosand moreEngagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.

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Table of Contents

1. What Is Psychology?
2. Biology and Psychology.
3. The Voyage Through the Life Span.
4. Sensation and Perception.
5. Consciousness.
6. Learning.
7. Memory: Remembrance of Things Past—and Future.
8. Thinking, Language, and Intelligence.
9. Motivation and Emotion.
10. Personality: Theory and Measurement.
11. Stress, Health, and Adjustment.
12. Psychological Disorders.
13. Methods of Therapy.
14. Social Psychology.
Appendix A: Statistics.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Supplements

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Psychology: Research in Action Videos, Volume I  (ISBN-10: 0495595209 | ISBN-13: 9780495595205)

Research in Action features the work of research psychologists to give students an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research--not just who is doing it, but also how it is done, and how and where the results are being used. By taking students into the laboratories of both established and up-and-coming researchers, and by showing research results being applied outside of the laboratory, these videos offer insight into both the research process and the many ways in which real people's lives are affected by research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience.


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Research in Action features the work of research psychologists to give students an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research – not just who is doing it, but also how it is done, and how and where the results are being used. By taking students into the laboratories of both established and up-and-coming researchers, and by showing research results being applied outside of the laboratory, these videos offer insight into both the research process and the many ways in which real people's lives are affected by research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience.


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Meet the Author

About the Author

Spencer A. Rathus

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including Psychology: Concepts & Connections, AIDS: What Every Student Needs to Know, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.