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Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests & Measurement - Ronald Jay Cohen, Mark E. SwerdlikPsychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement is the standard-setting text that through seven editions has overviewed measurement in psychology with unrivaled depth, breadth, and clarity. Logically organized and lucidly written, this book acquaints readers with important historical, legal, ethical, and cultural issues, and then proceeds to provide readers with the information necessary to understand psychometric concepts such as reliability, validity, and utility. Through writing that effectively anchors abstract concepts to real-life applications--and through the
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Survey of Mathematics with Applications, Expanded Edition, A (8th Edition) - Allen R. Angel, Christine D. Abbott, Dennis C. RundeThis best-selling text balances solid mathematical coverage with a comprehensive overview of mathematical concepts as they relate to varied disciplines. The text provides an appreciation of mathematics, highlighting mathematical history, and applications of math to the arts and sciences. It is an ideal book for students who require a general overview of mathematics, especially those majoring in liberal arts, the social sciences, business, nursing and allied health fields. Let us introduce you to the practical, interesting, accessible, and powerful world of mathematics today--the world of "A Survey
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Memory - Alan Baddeley, Michael W. Eysenck, Michael C. AndersonPeople seem to be intrigued by memory, and by its sometimes spectacular failure in (for example) people with amnesia. However, students of memory sometimes fail to retain this fascination. The reason is clear: in order to study memory we must carry out carefully-designed experiments, which can seem boring even when they are exciting science. Fortunately, we now know enough about memory to relate laboratory studies to the world beyond. In other words, our scientific knowledge of memory and how it works can help us to explain those aspects of memory that most people find of greatest interest. This
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Ancient Greece: A History in Eleven Cities - Paul Anthony CartledgeThe contribution of the ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature & philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizable without the formative influence of ancient Greek models. This original & stimulating introduction to ancient Greece takes the city as its starting point, revealing just how central the polis ("city-" or "citizen-state") was to Hellenistic cultural achievements. In particular, Cartledge uses the history of 11 major Greek cities--out of over a 1000--to illuminate the most important & informative
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Holocaust: Religious and Philosophical Implications - Michael Berenbaum, Michael BerenbaumHolocaust: Religious and Philosophical Implications is an anthology specifically designed for use as a textbook for courses on the Holocaust in universities and adult study groups. It is a complilation of what are now "classic" pieces in the voluminous literature on the Holocaust - pieces by Raul Hilberg, Hannah Arendt, Primo Levi, George Steiner, Richard Rubenstein and Irving Greenberg - all organized around what the editors have found to be the most often asked questions by their students: (1) Is the Holocaust unique? (2) What really happened in the ghettos and death camps? (3) Who knew what was
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One World Divisible: A Global History Since 1945 - David ReynoldsGlobal change has accelerated at an unprecedented pace in the last half-century. The trajectory of change points in different directions, with the world growing at once more interconnected and more fragmented. Commerce and migrations, television and the World Wide Web suggest a story of growing interconnection, while at the same time the proliferation of nation-states and the divisions rooted in religion, race, and material inequality tell of separation and conflict. David Reynolds’s brilliant history captures both themes and grounds them vividly in the people and events of the last fifty years.
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Handbook of Bereavement Research and Practice: Advances in Theory and Intervention - Margaret S. StroebeLeading international scholars and clinicians provide a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary overview of how rigorous research on bereavement translates into practice. They identify new developments and controversies in the field, relating new theories to concepts from attachment and emotion theory.
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Biopsychology - John P.J. PinelWritten in a friendly and engaging manner, Biopsychology clearly presents the fundamentals of the study of the biology of behavior but makes the topics personally and socially relevant to the reader. Four interwoven themes support the major recent developments in the rapidly changing field of biopsychology. Thousands of new references and dozens of new topics have been added to this edition, making Pinel's discussion of and focus on the human element easy and interesting to read. For those interested in physiological and biological psychology.
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Multivariable Calculus Fifth Edition Binder Ready Version - Deborah Hughes-Hallett, William G. McCallum, Andrew M. Gleason, Daniel E. Flath, Sheldon P. Gordon, David O. Lomen, David Lovelock, Douglas A. Quinney, Patti Frazer Lock, Thomas W. Tucker, Brad GStriking a balance between concepts, modeling, and skills, this highly acclaimed book arms readers with an accessible introduction to calculus. It builds on the strengths from previous editions, presenting key concepts graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally. Guided by this innovative Rule of Four approach, the fourth edition examines new topics while providing readers with a strong conceptual understanding of the material.