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Psychology: Themes and Variations [With Concept Charts]

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The Seventh Edition of Wayne Weiten's popular text, PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, continues to offer students a unique survey of psychology with three distinct goals: to show both the unity and diversity of psychology's subject matter; to illuminate the process of research and its intimate link to application, and to make the text challenging to think about and easy t ...more
Hardcover, 880 pages
Published February 22nd 2006 by Wadsworth Publishing Company (first published January 1st 1900)
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Nika Zahedi
Apr 20, 2016 Nika Zahedi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: for-school
I studied its forth Canadian Edition for my intro to psych course. It was well written.
Joseph
Aug 11, 2015 Joseph rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an extremely well-written textbook. It's filled with a plethora of highly useful material that will surely, with or without added instruction, be enough (and probably more) to fulfill the requirements of a foundational knowledge in psychology. Overall, I'd one hundred percent recommend this book to anyone interested in psychology; it is easy enough to read, enjoyable, well-illustrated, and a breeze to comprehend.
Amber
Normally I wouldn't bother putting down a textbook as something I've read, however this particular book is terrible. Instead of using the space to teach me what I need to know, it will constantly tell me "by reading this chapter this is what you will learn"--obviously if it is in the chapter I'm going to figure it out without being told. Also the book itself switches from third person, to first person, and then into second person, before moving back into third person once again--and there is no ...more
Billie Pritchett
Oct 23, 2015 Billie Pritchett rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
Wayne Weiten's psychology textbook is a wonderful book, and it is my favorite textbook this semester. Weiten explains the various psychological research in the subfields of psychology well, and he goes to great lengths to demonstrate the real world implications of the data. This text goes a long way in explaining human nature, and it does it empirically, all the while being sensitive to the different theoretical perspectives regarding the data.
Cogito_ergo_sum
May 30, 2013 Cogito_ergo_sum rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
I couldn't find my edition, so I used this one instead. My edition is
Psychology: Themes and Variations; by Weiten, and McCann; Canadian 2nd ed. 2010

I used it for my psychology classes, and I thought it was well written. The concepts were easy to understand. Overall I liked this textbook.
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Ania
Nov 23, 2012 Ania rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I remember this textbook had some interesting titbits of information but it never really inspired me much nor interested me. To each their own style I suppose.
Roxy
textbook for psych class...added it here for the hell of it...
I obvs. didn't read the whole thing front to cover, but enough I suppose...
Wendy
Jun 09, 2011 Wendy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Took this as a mandatory course, but ended up loving everything about the class. Much credit goes to the prof though.
Donald Allen
Jul 21, 2012 Donald Allen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Now that I've opened this book - I will never be "done" with it. The book opened up a new doorway of thinking...
Lorena
Mar 20, 2009 Lorena rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great learning tool in to the understanding of human behavior!
Michelle
this was for my psychology 101 course.
Kim
Jan 23, 2009 Kim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Is it all in my head???
Rachel
Jul 27, 2011 Rachel rated it really liked it
Very good psychology book
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