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Essentials of Understanding Psychology

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Your students are individuals. Do your teaching materials treat them that way? Feldman's "Essentials of Understanding Psychology" does. From an adaptive diagnostic tool that provides a GPS for learning to a reader-friendly modular organisation, Feldman ensures that every student gains a better understanding of psychology.
Its new groundbreaking adaptive diagnostic tool gen
Paperback, 555 pages
Published October 4th 2010 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (first published 1988)
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Mar 29, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
If you're still interested in psychology after reading this text, consider psychology your life's mission because obviously nothing can thwart your intentions.
Grant Davis
I was able to use this book by itself and learn a lot of basics about psychology. I found it to be a very helpful and simple book to use.
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Dec 13, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had to use this for an intro psych class. Luckily, my professor was able to fill in the blanks left by this book.
Nov 16, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

me = dead
Nur Bedeir
The Italian translation is utterly unreadable and full of conceptual errors.
Jul 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a very comprehensive book. I think it was written very wisely that each topic is given just the appropriate amount of explanation. I learned a LOT of psychology from it and it was very interesting to read with its real-life examples and applications. It made me love psychology even more.
Denzell Boyd
Akhila Suresh
I love psychology. Hope this book helps!
Apr 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent intro/refresher.
Linn Browning
May 28, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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An excellently written psychology textbook. This is well organized with clear descriptions. In some portions, the biases are a little evident, but otherwise a very well-balanced book.
Nahiyan Zaman
May 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
good book for BBA students.
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Robert S. Feldman is Dean in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Feldman, who is winner of the College Distinguished Teacher award, has also taught courses at Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

A Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psycholo