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ISBN-13 9780205987290ISBN-10 020598729X
ISBN-10 0205968082ISBN-13 9780205968084
Author(s): Samuel E. Wood; Ellen Green Wood; Denise G. Boyd
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 624

Provides the most student support.

Updated in its fifth edition, Mastering the World of Psychology is a student-centered text providing more student support than ever before. The fifth edition will continue to follow the widely popular SQ3R pedagogical framework. Grounded in recent research in learning and memory, the updates to the SQ3R system promote a more efficient way to approach reading, studying, and test taking. Applied “It” features throughout the text show students how the course material applies to their everyday lives.

This revision is the strongest and most comprehensive learning program for measuring student progress and improving student success in attaining outcomes of the Introductory Psychology course. MyPsychLab further develops and reinforces these outcomes with the new MyPsychLab video series, auto-graded writing assignments at the end of each eText chapter, and new guide organized around SQ3R at the beginning of each chapter.

MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Wood / Wood / Boyd program. Key learning tools include writing assignments, MyPsychLab Video Series, and simulations.

Teaching & Learning Experience 

  • Personalize LearningMyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.

  • Improve Critical Thinking – Located at the end of the chapter of the eText, Writing Assignments provide students with instant feedback and help to build their knowledge of important psychological concepts.

  • Engage Students – MyPsychLab Video Series features over 100 original video clips covering the most recent research, science, and applications across the general psychology curriculum and utilizing the latest in film and animation technology. Each 4-6 minute video clip has automatically graded assessment questions tied to it.

  • Understand Diversity – Updated Pedagogy and Narrative – The narrative of the text reflects a better understanding of diversity within the field of psychology.

  • Support Instructors Mastering the World of Psychology Extended Edition – Available through Pearson Custom Library, are the two Human Development and the Human Sexuality and Gender chapters from World of Psychology.