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MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Pastorino/Doyle-Portillo's What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration, 3rd Edition

  • Ellen E. Pastorino Valencia College
  • Susann M. Doyle-Portillo Gainesville State College
  • ISBN-10: 1305272854  |  ISBN-13: 9781305272859
  • Prior Releases: 2013
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.00
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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.

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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.
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The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


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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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305272862 | ISBN-13: 9781305272866

    List Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

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ePack: What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration, Loose-leaf Version, 3rd + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

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    List Price = $95.00  | CengageBrain Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.00
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  • MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Foundations, Applications, and Integration
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ISBN-10:  1305607570  | ISBN-13:  9781305607576

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ePack: What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration, 3rd + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Pastorino/Doyle-Portillo's What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration

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  • What is Psychology? Foundations, Applications, and Integration
    List Price = $194.95  | CengageBrain Price = $194.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.25
  • MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Pastorino/Doyle-Portillo's What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration
    List Price = $95.00  | CengageBrain Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.00


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ellen E. Pastorino

Ellen E. Pastorino (Ph.D. in School Psychology, Florida State University) is a developmental psychologist who teaches psychology classes at Valencia Community 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 also serves as a reviewer for the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. Dr. Pastorino 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.

Susann M. Doyle-Portillo

Susann M. Doyle-Portillo (Ph.D., social cognition, University of Oklahoma) is professor of psychology at Gainesville College, Dr. Susann M. Doyle-Portillo earned her Ph.D. in Social Cognition from the University of Oklahoma. She holds bachelors degrees in engineering and psychology. She has published articles in the journals Social Cognition and Contemporary Social Psychology, but the main focus of her career is teaching. During her tenure at Gainesville College, Dr. Doyle-Portillo has twice been listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. She has supervised independent-study student research at the two-year college level and is the founder of the Division of Social Sciences and Education Annual Research Poster Competition at Gainesville College. She also is the chair of the Scientific Review Committee/Institutional Review Board for the Gainesville College Engineering and Science Fair. She has authored test banks, instructor manuals, and student study guides.