Experience Psychology (3rd Edition) – Laura King – PDF

eBook details

  • Author: Laura King
  • File Size: 91 MB
  • File Format: PDF
  • Length: 656 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Edition and Date: 3rd edition; 8th September, 2015
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0077861965, 1259312143
  • ISBN-13: 9780077861964, 9781259312144

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About The Author

Laura King

Laura King

Dr. Laura A. King did her undergraduate work at Kenyon College, where, an English major, she declared a second major, in psychology, during the second semester of her junior year. She completed her A.B. in English with high honors and distinction and in psychology with distinction in 1986. Dr. King then did graduate work at Michigan State University and the University of California, Davis, receiving her Ph.D. in personality psychology in 1991. Dr. King began her career at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, moving to the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 2001, where she is now a professor, teaching for more than 17 years. In addition to seminars in social psychology, the development of character, and personality psychology, she has taught undergraduate lecture courses in introduction to personality psychology, introductory psychology, and social psychology. At SMU, she received 6 different teaching awards, including the "M" award for "sustained excellence" in 1999. At the University of Missouri, she received the Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in 2004. Her research, which has been funded by the National Institutes for Mental Health, has focused on a variety of topics relevant to the question of what it is that makes for a good life. Laura has studied happiness, goals, well-being, life stories, and meaning in life. In general, Laura's work reflects an enduring interest in studying what is healthyand good in people. In 2001, her research accomplishments were recognized by a Templeton Prize in positive psychology. Laura's research (often in collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students) has been published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Cognition and Emotion, the Journal of Personality, and other many publications. A new paper on the place of regrets in maturity is forthcoming in the American Psychologist. Currently editor-in-chief of the Journal of Research in Personality, Laura has also served as associate editor of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, as well as on numerous grant panels. Laura has co-edited or edited special sections of the Journal of Personality and the American Psychologist. In "real life," Dr. King enjoys gardening, is an accomplished cook and likes to listen to music, and chase her 4-year-old son, Sam.

This article discusses the third edition of Laura King’s eBook “Experience Psychology.” This eBook is designed to help students actively engage with and experience psychology in their daily lives. The book covers a variety of topics, including behaviors, relationships, and learning environments. The author includes examples, personalized notes, and applied exercises that speak directly to students, allowing them to engage with psychology verbally, visually, and experimentally. The eBook also includes interactive features, such as QR codes that lead to videos and related news articles, designed to reinforce the material covered in each chapter. The author encourages critical thinking and analysis, providing thought-provoking questions and debates to involve students in the research process. Additionally, the book includes pedagogical notes from the author that help students better understand and apply the material. Through sidebar activities, students can test their assumptions and participate in hands-on exploration and discovery. The eBook does not include any online access codes, but the author offers other resources for sale, including a test bank and instructor manual.


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