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PSYCHOLOGY, Eighth Edition 

Lester M. Sdorow, PhD​

Arcadia University​


Cheryl A. Rickabaugh, PhD​

University of Redlands​


Adrienne J. Betz, PhD​

Quinnipiac University​


Pages: 822 Pages

Copyright Year: © 2019

Status: Available

Formats & Ordering ISBNs:


Paperback (Full Color): 978-1-942041-63-4
Paperback (B/W): 978-1-942041-62-7

Loose-Leaf (B/W): 978-1-942041-64-1

Online Version: 978-1-942041-65-8

For Student (Value Series):

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Loose-Leaf )


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Study Guide

Quizlet Study Set

Printable Lecture Guide

PSYCHOLOGY is a student-friendly and accessible comprehensive text that focuses on the science of psychology and the importance of research that illustrates the relevance of psychology to everyday life. This text introduces students to the fundamental concepts of psychology by exploring the classic and current research that has provided insights into human behavior.
Understanding that all psychological research takes place in a socio-cultural context, the authors have integrated coverage of diversity in culture, ethnicity, and gender throughout the text.

An accessible and relevant text that offers a unique narrative.A natural and relaxed writing style promotes a sense of a conversation between the authors and reader.
Comprehensive coverage of current topics and scholarly research. The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent examples, research, and scholarship from across the discipline.​​
Emphasis on critical thinking. The "Critical Thinking about Psychology" feature appears throughout the text and uses empirical data to analyze stories or events that have garnered attention in the media.
Focus on research.  In addition to the innumerable research citations throughout the text, “The Research Process” features highlight the rationale, methods, results, and interpretation of research studies in a manner accessible to beginning psychology students.
Integrated coverage of socio-cultural issues and research.  Throughout the text, cross-cultural, ethnic, and gender differences are fully discussed within the context of human universals.
Integrated biological coverage. Findings from bio-psychological research have been incorporated throughout the text.
Meeting students where they learn and instructors where they teach The narrative offers students material in digestible chunks and instructors flexibility in syllabus sequence.
Contemporary design with a rich illustration program. Numerous graphs, fig­ures, and tables reinforce the text discussions by pro­viding a visual guide to key concepts.

Student-friendly pedagogy and features. Each chapter includes chapter outlines, on-page key term definitions, box features, section self-quizzes, comprehensive chapter summaries, chapter quizzes, thought questions, and much more.
Complete Instructor's Support Package. Instructor's Resource Manual, Test Item File, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, and Online Video Labs with Student Worksheets.

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Instructor's Manual

Test Item


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Online Video Labs w/Student Worksheets

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