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Author(s): Charles Cardwell
No one is born with Wisdom – the ability to think and act with understanding and insight. Wisdom grows only in a soil rich with knowledge and experience, but knowledge and experience provide only the nutrients. Wisdom must be nurtured by curiosity and a desire for understanding. Growing wisdom takes time and effort. Great minds have graced us with records of their struggles towards wisdom. This volume enables us to stand on the shoulders of some of these giants and thereby grow our own wisdom farther – and faster!
Author(s): Carolyn Buckley
The first laboratory textbook for Introductory Psychology! Isn’t it about time Psychology joins the other sciences and gives students laboratory research experience at the introductory level?
Author(s): Dr. Tuesday S. Hambric
Unlock Your Mind to Academic and Life Success is a college success guide developed to address the unique needs of the 21st Century “Instant Students,” who are consistently stimulated by technology and social media and have access to information at their fingertips via Apps, Cellphones, Tablets, and Laptops. As a result, subconsciously, students have developed a desire to learn through pictures, catchy phrases, and relevant, themed learning broken up by meaningful engagement.
Author(s): Angela Vaughan, Brett Wilkinson
Educational Psychology for Learners is the ideal text for First-Year Seminar programs that recognize the need for first-time college students to engage in rigorous intellectual discussion based on theory and current research as a means to support students’ academic growth, personal development and integration into the scholarly community. In addition to the relevant theories and research, there is an emphasis on the application of key psychological concepts such as motivation, knowledge acquisition, and self-regulation directly into their educational experiences i
Author(s): Megan Prosser, Joshua Morris, Michael Clark
The COVID pandemic brought science to the forefront of society as the world watched and waited for a cure. It quickly became clear that scientific progress relied on previous discoveries and new experimentation in order to drive understanding of the virus, its transmission, and vaccine development; all in hopes of bringing the pandemic to a timely end. However, this scientific progress was also accompanied by an infodemic- as misinformation about numerous aspects of science was propagated and spread.
Author(s): Whitney Whitaker
Social Psychology is all about common sense, right? Sometimes. Other times, the beliefs and attitudes we have about human behavior are nothing but myths we’ve picked up along the way. It is these myths that Dr. Whitney Jeter’s Thinking Critically About Social Psychology helps dispel.
Author(s): Tiantian Zheng, Jack Wortman
HIV/AIDS Through an Anthropological Lens focuses on the global pandemic that has a profound impact on the world we are living in today. In many parts of the world, the infection has severely eroded the political, economic, and social fabric. This book provides an answer to how we can better understand the issue of HIV/AIDS in order to curb its transmission. It shows that it is not merely a medical problem, but is also a complex social, political, and economic problem that crystallizes class distinction, gender inequality, power hierarchy, and cultural beliefs.