Product Description: "Can personality change?", is a question that has absorbed psychologists since William James first proposed that personality was "set in plaster" by early adulthood. While there is substantial evidence for both personality stability and change, the trick is to understand what changes and what does not, when to expect stability and when to expect change, and why these occur as they do...read more
Product Description: Self-regulation refers to the self's ability to control its own thoughts, emotions, and actions. Through self-regulation, we consciously control how much we eat, whether we give in to impulse, task performance, obsessive thoughts, and even the extent to which we allow ourselves recognition of our emotions...read more
Product Description: The devaluation of those perceived as "different" has profound repercussions both for individuals and for society. This book brings together leading researchers to present groundbreaking findings on such topics as the dimensions of stigma, why people stigmatize others, how targeted individuals are affected by and respond to stigmatization, and influences on social interactions...read more
Product Description: A dynamic, student-centered textbook that brings together the science of psychology and the science of learning.Michael Gazzaniga, Todd Heatherton, and new coauthor Diane Halpern present the latest developments in psychology in an engaging, visually stimulating format...read more
9780393933505 | 3 edition (Gardners Books, March 27, 2009), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: A dynamic, student-centered textbook that brings together the science of psychology and the science of learning.
Product Description: The world of psychological science, made especially relevant for Canadian students.Psychological Science, Third Canadian Edition, combines foundational topics with groundbreaking current research to capture the excitement of 21st-century psychology...read more
Product Description: The revised study guide, based on new assessment principles, features tool students can and will use to learn on their own. A Concept Map gives students a tour of the chapter; what follows are the questions students need to be able to answer to understand those concepts...read more
9780393912425 | 3 stg edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 12, 2011), cover price $28.40 | About this edition: The revised study guide, based on new assessment principles, features tool students can and will use to learn on their own.
Product Description: A new introductory text designed to help students succeed in the course.Psychology in Your Life was created with the realities of the modern classroom in mind–the text and the media (including an interactive ebook) get students actively engaged with the topics, show them how psychology can be relevant to their lives, and teach them how to be critical consumers of information...read more