Higher Education

Psychology, 1st Edition

  • Astrid M. Stec University College of the Fraser Valley
  • Douglas A. Bernstein University of South Florida
  • ISBN-10: 039586979X  |  ISBN-13: 9780395869796
  • 304 Pages
  • © 1999 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $67.50



This supplementary reader for introductory and applied psychology courses explores the impact of psychology on various areas of daily life, including advertising, sports, law, education, health care, and the environment. Containing chapters written by experts in applied psychology, the texts covers a wide range of topics and provides comprehensive coverage of the field.

Table of Contents

1. The Scope of Psychology: More Than Meets the Eye, Astrid M. Stec and Douglas A. Bernstein
2. Psychology Applied to Health, Lisa G. Aspinwall and Ron E. Franco DurĂ¡n
3. Psychology Applied to Psychological Disorders, Astrid M. Stec
4. Psychology Applied to Education, Anita Woolfolk Hoy
5. Psychology Applied to Consumer Behavior, Frank R. Kardes
6. Psychology Applied to Business, Winfred Arthur Jr. and Ludy T.Benjamin, Jr.
7. Psychology Applied to Sports, Glyn Roberts and Darren C. Treasure
8. Psychology Applied to the Legal System, Michael T. Nietzel
9. Psychology Applied to the Environment, Robert Sommer
10. Psychology Applied to Product Design, Leon Segal and Jane Fulton Suri
11. Psychology Applied to Aviation, Christopher D. Wickens and Anthony D. Andre
12. Psychology Applied to Animal Training, Stanley Coren
13. Psychology Applied to Paranormal Phenomena, Stuart A. Vyse
14. Applied Psychology, Today and Tomorrow, Astrid M. Stec

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Douglas A. Bernstein

Douglas A. Bernstein is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where he served for many years as director of the introductory psychology program. He is currently affiliated as Courtesy Professor of Psychology at The University of South Florida, and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at The University of Southampton in the UK. Dr. Bernstein chairs the Program Committee of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP), and is the Founder of the Association for Psychological Science's Preconference Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. In 2002 he received the American Psychological Foundation's award for Distinguished Teaching in Psychology.