Introduction to Psychology Gateways to Mind and Behavior (with Concept Booklet: Gateways, Concepts, Maps, and Review)

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-07-11
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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The text of choice at schools across the country, by an author who garners more accolades from instructors and students with each succeeding edition, INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR attracts-and holds-the attention of even difficult-to-reach students. Dennis Coon and new contributor John Mitterer have updated the proven-effective SQ4R learning system (Survey, Question, Read, Reflect, Review, Recite) by harnessing critical thinking to better help students understand psychology's broad concepts and great diversity of topics. Throughout every chapter, these active learning tools-together with the book's example-laced writing style, cutting-edge coverage of the field's new research findings, and superb new media resources-ensure that students will find the study of psychology fascinating, relevant, and above all, accessible.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Psychology of Studying 1(1)
The SQ4R Method---How to Tame a Textbook
How to Use Gateways to Mind and Behavior
Effective Note-Taking---Good Students, Take Note!
Using and Reviewing Your Notes
Study Strategies---Making a Habit of Success
Self-Regulated Learning---Academic All-Stars

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