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Michael Gazzaniga, Todd F. Heatherton, Sarah Grison

2nd Edition

Psychology in Your LIfe provides instrutcors with everything they need to help today's students understand and apply introcutory psychology.

Within this text lies a unique package of information, providing a thoughtful and scientific overview of the essential information on gender and sexuality, including discussions of gender roles, gender indentity, and sexual orientation. Guidelines are color-coded for ease in identification and helping students connect psychology to their everyday lives.

Sarah Grison is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Parkland College. She brings 20 years of psychology teaching experience to Psychology in Your Life. Sarah's research examines how psychological research can be applied to teaching and learning. She teaches introductory psychology regularly and puts her laboratory and classroom research into practice to improve student learning and actively engage students in large lectures. She has created and taught courses to support novice teachers in developing their skills. Sarah is a certified Teacher-Scholar who previously was recognized each year on the University of Illinois List of Excellent Teachers. She has won the University of Illinois Provost's Initiative for Teaching Advancement Award and the Association for Psychological Science Award for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science. She is a member of the Association for Psychological Science; the American Educational Research Association; the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society; and the American Psychological Association (Division 2, Society for Teaching of Psychology).

Todd F. Heatherton is the Lincoln Filene Professor in Human Relations in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College. He teaches introductory psychology every year. His recent research takes a social brain sciences approach, which combines theories and methods of evolutionary psychology, social cognition, and cognitive neuroscience to examine the neural underpinnings of social behavior.

Michael S. Gazzaniga is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In his career, he has introduced thousands of students to psychology and cognitive neuroscience.

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