Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology

Lead Author(s): Meaghan Altman

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Introduction to Psychology presents the material such as methods, memory and states of consciousness in an engaging way. As a result, students will be able to understand and synthesize the content better. This book is written with the principles that underlie learning and memory - the goal is to provide an exciting experience for students to help them retain information in the long term.

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Engage students with all different learning styles, offering plentiful visuals, instructional videos, interactive demonstrations, real world examples and auto-graded drawing questions.
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Top Hat

Meghan Altman, Introduction to Psychology, Only One Edition needed

Pearson

Ciccarelli & White, Psychology, 5th Edition

Macmillan

David Myers, Exploring Psychology, 12th Edition

McGraw-Hill

Laura King, Experience Psychology, 3rd Edition

Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

$226

Hardcover print text only

$236

Hardcover print text only

$144

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Always up-to-date content, constantly revised by community of professors

Content meets standard for Introduction to Psychology course, and is updated with the latest content

In-Book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Only available with supplementary resources

Only available with supplementary resources

Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Top Hat

Meghan Altman, Introduction to Psychology, Only One Edition needed

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

Pearson

Ciccarelli & White, Psychology, 5th Edition

$226

Hardcover print text only

Macmillan

David Myers, Exploring Psychology, 12th Edition

$236

Hardcover print text only

McGraw-Hill

Laura King, Experience Psychology, 3rd Edition

$144

Loose-leaf print text only

Always up-to-date content, constantly revised by community of professors

Constantly revised and updated by a community of professors with the latest content

Top Hat

Meghan Altman, Introduction to Psychology, Only One Edition needed

Pearson

Ciccarelli & White, Psychology, 5th Edition

Macmillan

David Myers, Exploring Psychology, 12th Edition

McGraw-Hill

Laura King, Experience Psychology, 3rd Edition

In-book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Top Hat

Meghan Altman, Introduction to Psychology, Only One Edition needed

Pearson

Ciccarelli & White, Psychology, 5th Edition

Macmillan

David Myers, Exploring Psychology, 12th Edition

McGraw-Hill

Laura King, Experience Psychology, 3rd Edition

Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

Top Hat

Meghan Altman, Introduction to Psychology, Only One Edition needed

Pearson

Ciccarelli & White, Psychology, 5th Edition

Macmillan

David Myers, Exploring Psychology, 12th Edition

McGraw-Hill

Laura King, Experience Psychology, 3rd Edition

All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Top Hat

Meghan Altman, Introduction to Psychology, Only One Edition needed

Pearson

Ciccarelli & White, Psychology, 5th Edition

Macmillan

David Myers, Exploring Psychology, 12th Edition

McGraw-Hill

Laura King, Experience Psychology, 3rd Edition

About this textbook

Lead Authors

Dr. Meaghan AltmanUniversity of California, Merced

Dr. Meaghan Altman received a PhD from Purdue University in learning and memory. She brings almost 10 years of classroom teaching experience, and has been nominated for various awards for her interactive teaching style as a lecturer at UC Merced.

Contributing Authors

Lora JacobiStephen F. Austin State University

Brett BestonUniversity of Toronto- Mississauga

Kwame BrownHampton University

Angela LukowskiUniversity of California, Irvine

John HummelUniversity of North Georgia

Hillary WeheArmstrong State University

Bernardo CarducciIndiana University- Southeast

Stephanie PoplockSUNY Oneonta

Aoife O’DonovanUniversity of California, San Francisco

Joshua VanArsdallElmhurst College

Melissa SwisherPurdue University

Thomaseo BurtonUniversity of Tennessee

John VervaekeUniversity of Toronto- St. George

Ross AvillaUniversity of California, Merced

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