By: Elizabeth Hammer (author), Dana S. Dunn (author), Wayne Weiten (author)Mixed Media

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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, ADJUST is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ADJUST employs balanced psychological research coverage, engaging applications, and current examples to help readers understand themselves and the world.

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Elizabeth Hammer earned her B.S. in psychology from Troy State University and received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Tulane University. She is currently Kellogg Professor in Teaching in the Psychology Department and director of the center for the Advancement of Teaching at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. She is a Fellow of Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is a past President of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. Recently, she was elected as treasurer for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. She is passionate about teaching and has published on collaborative learning, service learning, the application of social psychological theories to the classroom, and mentoring students. After her experience with Hurricane Katrina, she developed a Psychology of Disasters course. Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he runs a seminar on teaching and mentors new instructors. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of APA and from the College of DuPage, where he taught until 1991. He is a Fellow of Divisions One and Two of APA. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology and in 1996-1997 he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. He served as President of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association in 2012-2013. In 2006, one of the five national teaching awards given annually by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology was named in his honor. Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics. He is the author of Psychology: Themes & Variations, Psychology Applied to Modern Life (with Dana Dunn and Elizabeth Yost Hammer) and PsykTrek: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology. Dana S. Dunn earned his B. A. in psychology from Carnegie Mellon and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia. He is currently professor of psychology and Director of the Learning in Common Curriculum at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. He chaired the Psychology Department at Moravian for six years. A Fellow of the American Psychological Science (APS), Dunn served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology in 2010. A frequent speaker at national and regional disciplinary conferences, Dunn has written numerous articles, chapters, and book reviews concerning his areas of research interest: the teaching of psychology, social psychology, rehabilitation psychology, and educational assessment. He is the author or editor for 13 books, including The Practical Researcher (2010), Research Methods for Social Psychology (2009), and A Short Guide to Writing about Psychology (2011).


1. Adjusting to Modern Life. 2. Theories of Personality. 3. Stress and Its Effects. 4. Coping Processes. 5. Psychology and Physical Health. 6. The Self. 7. Social Thinking and Social Influence. 8. Interpersonal Communication. 9. Friendship and Love. 10. Marriage and Intimate Relationships. 11. Gender and Behavior. 12. Development and Expression of Sexuality. 13. Careers and Work. 14. Psychological Disorders. 15. Psychotherapy.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781133594987
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9781133594987
  • weight: 966
  • ISBN10: 1133594980

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