Exploring Psychology 11/e in Modules by David G. Myers audiobook

Exploring Psychology 11/e in Modules

By C. Nathan DeWall  and David G. Myers
Read by Kathleen McInerney

Macmillan Audio
40.64 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
  • $49.99

    ISBN: 9781319259204

Are you taking a Psychology course, interested in self-study, or just plain curious about all things psychology? The best-selling Exploring Psychology text, newly available in this audiobook form and with an accompanying PDF of illustrations, teaches the concepts in an engaging, creative, effective way, and helps us become better students and better people in the process. Exploring Psychology offers outstanding currency on the research, practice, and teaching of psychology. David Myers (Hope College) and Nathan DeWall (University of Kentucky) inspire their listeners with fascinating findings and applications, and a compassionate and compelling storytelling voice that carries through beautifully in this audiobook's professional narration. Their presentation is based on the same guiding principles that have made David Myers the world's bestselling introductory psychology author. Myers and DeWall teach critical thinking and encourage active learning at every step; present psychology as a science, emphasizing the process of inquiry and putting facts in the service of concepts; and make sure their listeners come away with an appreciation of psychology's big ideas, and with a deeper respect for humanity—what drives us, distinguishes us, and unifies us.

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Are you taking a Psychology course, interested in self-study, or just plain curious about all things psychology? The best-selling Exploring Psychology text, newly available in this audiobook form and with an accompanying PDF of illustrations, teaches the concepts in an engaging, creative, effective way, and helps us become better students and better people in the process.

Exploring Psychology offers outstanding currency on the research, practice, and teaching of psychology. David Myers (Hope College) and Nathan DeWall (University of Kentucky) inspire their listeners with fascinating findings and applications, and a compassionate and compelling storytelling voice that carries through beautifully in this audiobook's professional narration. Their presentation is based on the same guiding principles that have made David Myers the world's bestselling introductory psychology author.

Myers and DeWall teach critical thinking and encourage active learning at every step; present psychology as a science, emphasizing the process of inquiry and putting facts in the service of concepts; and make sure their listeners come away with an appreciation of psychology's big ideas, and with a deeper respect for humanity—what drives us, distinguishes us, and unifies us.

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Author Bio: David G. Myers

Author Bio: David G. Myers

David Myers received his B.A. in chemistry from Whitworth University, and his psychology Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College in Michigan, where he has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections. Hope College students have invited him to be their commencement speaker and voted him "outstanding professor"

His research and writings have been recognized by the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, an Honored Scientist award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences, an Award for Service on Behalf of Personality and Social Psychology, a Presidential Citation from APA Division 2, election as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, and three honorary doctorates.

With support from National Science Foundation grants, Myers' scientific articles have appeared in three dozen scientific periodicals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Science, and the American Psychologist. In addition to his scholarly and textbook writing, he digests psychological science for the general public. His writings have appeared in four dozen magazines, from Today's Education to Scientific American. He also has authored five general audience books, including The Pursuit of Happiness and Intuition: Its Powers and Perils.

David Myers has chaired his city's Human Relations Commission, helped found a thriving assistance center for families in poverty, and spoken to hundreds of college, community, and professional groups worldwide.

Drawing on his experience, he also has written articles and a book (A Quiet World) about hearing loss, and he is advocating a transformation in American assistive listening technology (see HearingLoop.org). For his leadership, he has received awards from the American Academy of Audiology, the hearing industry, and the Hearing Loss Association of America.

David and Carol Myers met and married while undergraduates, and have raised sons Peter and Andrew, and a daughter, Laura. They have one grandchild, Allie.

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Author Bio: C. Nathan DeWall

Author Bio: C. Nathan DeWall

Nathan DeWall is professor of psychology and director of the Social Psychology Lab at the University of Kentucky. He received his bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College, a master's degree in social science from the University of Chicago, and a master's degree and Ph.D. in social psychology from Florida State University. DeWall received the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, which recognizes excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The Association for Psychological Science identified DeWall as a "Rising Star" early in his career for "making significant contributions to the field of psychological science." He is in the top 1 percent of all cited scientists in psychology and psychiatry on the Institute for Scientific Information list, according to the Web of Science.

DeWall conducts research on close relationships, self-control, and aggression. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the John Templeton Foundation, he has published over 200 scientific articles and chapters. DeWall's research awards include the SAGE Young Scholars Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, the Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Research on Aggression, and the Early Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. His research has been covered by numerous media outlets, including Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Harvard Business Review, USA Today, National Public Radio, the BBC, and The Guardian. He has lectured nationally and internationally, including in Hong Kong, China, the Netherlands, England, Greece, Hungary, Sweden, Australia, and France.

Nathan is happily married to Alice DeWall and is the proud father of Beverly "Bevy" and Ellis. He enjoys playing with his two golden retrievers, Finnegan and Atticus. In his spare time, he writes novels, watches sports, tends his chickens, and runs and runs and runs. He has braved all climates—from the snowy trails of Michigan to the scorching sands of the Sahara Desert—to complete over 1000 miles' worth of ultramarathons—including the Badwater 135 in 2017 (dubbed "the World's toughest foot race").

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Runtime: 40.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English