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The Interpersonal Communication Book - Joseph A. DeVito
Call Number: BF637 .D49
ISBN: 0205472885
Publication Date: 2005-12-01
This text provides a highly interactive presentation of the theory, research, and skills of interpersonal communication, with strong, integrated discussions of diversity, ethics, workplace issues, and technology. Recognized for its ability to help students understand the crucial connection between theory and practice, this eleventh edition presents a comprehensive view of the theory and research in interpersonal communication and, at the same time, guides students to improve a wide range of interpersonal skills and to apply these to personal, social, and workplace relationships. Contextually-placed web icons in the text's margins direct students to the book's Companion Website where they engage in interactive exercises or simulations that help them gain a better understanding of concepts presented in the text. Superior coverage of cultural diversity, ethics, interpersonal communication in the workplace, and the workings and effects of technology make The Interpersonal Communication Book the best choice for preparing students to communicate successfully in today's world.

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Essentials of Psychology - Dennis Coon
Call Number: BF121 .C78
ISBN: 0314624805
Publication Date: 1988-02-01

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Essentials of Psychology - Jeffrey S. Nevid
Call Number: BF121 .N41
ISBN: 9780547014555
Publication Date: 2007-12-14
The new edition of this brief introductory text retains the hallmark features that have made its parent text unique in the market, while offering a more manageable, student-friendly format. The text's organization breaks down each chapter into smaller instructional units organized around a set of key concepts in a particular area of study. The text also features Nevid's comprehensive learning system derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy. This learning model incorporates what the author calls the "Four Es of Effective Learning"--Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. Nevid's Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications, 2/e, provides a broad view of psychology that includes the history, methods of research, major theories, and research findings of the discipline as well as applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Major content revisions cover many of the 1,000-plus new citations of research findings and theoretical developments that have appeared in the scientific literature in the past three years. In addition the text offers the latest research findings in the areas of neuroscience, gender, and positive psychology.

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Cognitive Psychology and Its Implications - Barry F. Anderson; John Anderson
Call Number: BF311 .An2
ISBN: 0716736780
Publication Date: 1999-11-17
"Anderson's acclaimed text offers systematic, accessible presentation of the higher mental processes. Addressing both the information processing and the cognitive neuroscience approaches to the field (with more emphasis on information processing), the book clearly demonstrates knowledge representation as the central issue in cognitive psychology."

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Basic Psychology - John Jonides; Henry Gleitman
Call Number: BF121 .G48
ISBN: 9780393973617
Publication Date: 1999-08-17
This study guide accompanies a textbook which has been updated in order to reflect recent changes in the field. It contains two new chapters devoted to social psychology, including social interaction, cognition and emotion. Greater emphasis is placed on the neurochemical bases of nervous impulses.

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