Psychology

NEW BOOKS IN PSYCHOLOGY

TITLE : Theory and Practice of Group Counseling
AUTHOR : Gerald Corey
CALL NO : BF 637 C6 C77 2012 (COL)

Book Description
Publication Date: January 1, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0840033869 | ISBN-13: 978-0840033864 | Edition: 8

With the guidance of world-renowned counseling author, teacher, and practitioner Gerald Corey, best-selling Theory AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, 8e equips readers with the knowledge and skills for effective group counseling and leadership. You’ll learn key theoretical approaches to group leadership and how to successfully apply each in practice. With Corey’s clear, straightforward writing style, you will have no difficulty understanding each theoretical concept and its relationship to group practice. And as you explore different approaches, your growing knowledge will enable you to integrate techniques from the various approaches you’ll study in this book to create a unique approach that works successfully for YOU.

TITLE : Psychology applied to teaching
AUTHOR : Jack Snowman
CALL NO : LB 1051 B5 2012 (COL)
Book Description
Publication Date: January 1, 2011 | ISBN-10: 1111298114 | ISBN-13: 978-1111298111 | Edition: 13

This title has received wide acclaim for its practical and reader-friendly approach to educational psychology, which demonstrates how complex psychological theories apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. Coverage of educational psychology is framed so that aspiring or developing teachers can see themselves as professionals who continuously seek, find, and test better ways to help their students succeed. PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO TEACHING, 13th Edition, combines fresh concepts and contemporary research with long-standing theory and applications to create a book that addresses the needs of today’s teachers and students.

TITLE : Lifespan Development
AUTHOR : Denise Boyd
CALL NO: BF 713 B43 2012 (COL)
Book Description
Publication Date: January 28, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0205037526 | ISBN-13: 978-0205037520 | Edition: 6
For undergraduate courses in Human Development / Lifespan Development.
Provides strong applications, and integrated learning objectives and assessment. Students who want to know “What does current research say?” and “Why is this important?” will appreciate both the applied nature of this text and the clarity and rigor of the authors’ presentation of current research. An exceptional pedagogical package that ties the textbook to online MyDevelopmentLab study tools complements the student-centered approach of the book and offers students the benefit of frequent self-assessment.

TITLE : Applied positive psychology : improving everyday life, health, schools, work, and society
Editor : Donaldson, Stewart I. (Stewart Ian)
CALL NO : BF 636 A59 2011 (COL)
Book Description
Publication Date: February 19, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0415877822 | ISBN-13: 978-0415877824
Positive Psychology has experienced extraordinary growth over the past decade. Emerging research in this area is suggesting new strategies for improving everyday life, healthcare, education systems, organizations and work life, and societies across the globe. This book will be of interest to all applied psychologists, applied researchers, social and organizational psychologists, and anyone interested in applying the science of positive psychology to improvement of the human condition.

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