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Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind

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In this fresh new offering to the Intro Psychology course, authors John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg portray psychology as being an integrative science in two ways. First, they have written a text that reflects psychology's rightful place as a hub science that draws from and is cited by research in many other fields. Second, this text presents psychology as a unified science ...more
Hardcover, 944 pages
Published March 9th 2012 by Wadsworth Publishing
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John T. Cacioppo is the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago and past president of the Association for Psychological Science. He lives in Chicago.

William Patrick, formerly the science editor at Harvard University Press and the founding editor of The Journal of Life Sciences, lives near Gloucester, Massachusetts."
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