Applying Psychology to Everyday Life

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 12.7mm | 476.28g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 039586979X
  • 9780395869796

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 Duran 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. Stecshow more

About Astrid M. Stec

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.show more

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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 Duran 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. Stecshow more