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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…

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…

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…

Essentials of Cognitive NeuroscienceEssentials of Cognitive Neuroscience guides undergraduate and early-stage graduate students with no previous neuroscientific background through the fundamental principles and themes in a concise, organized, and engaging manner. Provides students with the foundation to understand primary literature, recognize current controversies in the field, and engage in discussions on cognitive neuroscience and its future Introduces important experimental methods and techniques integrated throughout the tex…

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…

Making Loss Matter : Creating Meaning in Difficult TimesSome losses are so subtle they go unnoticed, some so overwhelming and cruel they seem unbearable. Coping with grief and experiencing loss overwhelms us in ways that seem both hopeless and endless. In painful moments like these, we must make a choice: Will we allow the difficulties we face to become forces of destruction in our lives, or will we find a way to begin learning from loss, transforming our suffering into a source of strength?A theologian with the heart of a poet, Rabbi David Wolpe…

How to Win Friends & Influence PeopleSome losses are so subtle they go unnoticed, some so overwhelming and cruel they seem unbearable. Coping with grief and experiencing loss overwhelms us in ways that seem both hopeless and endless. In painful moments like these, we must make a choice: Will we allow the difficulties we face to become forces of destruction in our lives, or will we find a way to begin learning from loss, transforming our suffering into a source of strength?A theologian with the heart of a poet, Rabbi David Wolpe…

Coach U's Essential Coaching Tools: Your Complete Practice ResourceHundreds of client-centered assessments, forms, and checklists as well as the essential marketing aids that every coach needs to build a successful practice Founded in 1988, Coach U, Inc., is the largest provider of online training for individuals interested in entering the fields of personal and professional coaching. Coach U, Inc., has educated more than ten thousand people, providing them the information, tools, and knowledge they need to successfully enter the fast-growing world of life, ca…

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 …