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Essentials of Psychology (with Making the Grade Printed Access Card)Essentials of Psychology is a streamlined version of Dr. Franzoi’s flagship text Psychology: Journey of Discovery. Both texts approach the first course in psychology as a discovery experience, both in describing the scientific theory and research within the discipline and in describing the introductory students’ personal journey in learning about themselves and others. Dr. Franzoi uses a story-telling approach to describe the science of psychology, often humanizing himself in humorous personal…

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child NeedsThere are hundreds of books that give parents advice on everything from weaning to toilet training, from discipline to nutrition. But in spite of this overwhelming amount of information, there is very little research-based advice for parents on how to raise their children to be well rounded and achieve their full potential, helping them learn to take on life’s challenges, communicate well with others, and remain committed to learning. These are the “essential life skills” that Ellen Galinsky has…

Power, Influence, and Persuasion: Sell Your Ideas and Make Things Happen (Harvard Business Essentials)To be effective, managers have to be skilled at acquiring power and using that power to persuade others to get things done. This guide offers must-know methods for commanding attention, changing minds, and influencing decision makers up and down the organizational ladder. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills …

Making Life Easy: A Simple Guide to a Divinely Inspired LifeYou know Dr. Christiane Northrup as the best-selling author of books such as Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause—a beloved and trusted expert on everything that can go right with the female body. Now she brings her wisdom and insight to illuminate the mind, soul, and spirit as well.In this joyfully encouraging new book—as useful for men as it is for women—Dr. Northrup explores the essential truth that has guided her ever since medical school: our bodies, m…

Essentials of Personnel Assessment and SelectionThis second edition provides managers and students the nuts and bolts of assessment processes and selection techniques. With this knowledge, managers learn to make informed personnel decisions based on the results of tests and assessments. The book emphasizes that employee performance predictions require well-formed hypotheses about personal characteristics that may be related to valued behavior at work. It also stresses the need for developing a theory of the attribute one hypothesizes as a pre…

The Power of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential...in Business and in LifeWith the countless distractions that come from every corner of a modern life, it’s amazing that were ever able to accomplish anything. The Power of Less demonstrates how to streamline your life by identifying the essential and eliminating the unnecessary freeing you from everyday clutter and allowing you to focus on accomplishing the goals that can change your life for the better.The Power of Less will show you how to: Break any goal down into manageable tasks Focus on only a few tasks at a t…

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship ExpertWith more than a million copies sold worldwide, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work has revolutionized the way we understand, repair, and strengthen marriages. John Gottman’s unprecedented study of couples over a period of years has allowed him to observe the habits that can make—and break—a marriage. Here is the culmination of that work: the seven principles that guide couples on a path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Straightforward yet profound, these principl…

Essentials of Psychology: AND Making the Grade CD-ROMLahey has built a superior reputation of student success through a sound pedagogical system. A highly respected researcher, Lahey applies learning theory to his text and the result is a system that leads to student learning. Want proof? Open any chapter and you’ll see each begins with an advanced organizer that tells the student what the chapter is about and gives him or her a “cognitive structure” on which to hang new information. Each main section is followed by a review to reinforce the cogni…

Smart Parenting During and After Divorce: The Essential Guide to Making Divorce Easier on Your Child (Family & Relationships)Invaluable parenting advice on how to coparent during and after divorce, from a sought-after expert on parenting topics As a court-appointed child custody evaluator for 15 years, Dr. Peter Favaro is uniquely qualified to write this must-have guide for parents going through divorce. A child psychologist, he understands the effects divorce can have on families, especially when difficult exes, lawyers, visitation schedules, and other issues directly affect the child. Favaro addresses 50 essential t…