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March
Methods in Behavioral Research - Paul C. Cozby"Methods in Behavioral Research" has achieved its market-leading position with its concise and strategic approach to methodological decision making. Combining helpful pedagogy and rich examples, Cozby's tenth edition again incorporates learning objectives, illustrative graphics, and activities to increase student involvement. Highlights of the new edition include a broader introduction of different research techniques in Chapter 4, extensive revision of the "validity of measurements" section, and updated structural equations models.
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March
The Primate Fossil Record - Walter Carl HartwigThe Primate Fossil Record is a profusely illustrated, up-to-date, and comprehensive treatment of primate paleontology that captures the complete history of the discovery and interpretation of primate fossils. Each chapter emphasizes three key components of the record of primate evolution: history of discovery, taxonomy of the fossils, and evolution of the adaptive radiations they represent. The volume objectively summarizes the many intellectual debates surrounding the fossil record and provides a foundation of reference information on the last two decades of astounding discoveries and worldwide
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March
Writing for Your Life: Discovering the Story of Your Life's Journey - Deena MetzgerIn the tradition of Annie Dillard and Natalie Goldberg, this resource for writers and non-writers alike shows the act of writing to be a dynamic means of knowing, healing, and creating the body, mind, and spirit.
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How We Remember: Brain Mechanisms of Episodic Memory - Michael E. HasselmoEpisodic memory proves essential for daily function, allowing us to remember where we parked the car, what time we walked the dog, or what a friend said earlier. In "How We Remember," Michael Hasselmo draws on recent developments in neuroscience to present a new model describing the brain mechanisms for encoding and remembering such events as spatiotemporal trajectories. He reviews physiological breakthroughs on the regions implicated in episodic memory, including the discovery of grid cells, the cellular mechanisms of persistent spiking and resonant frequency, and the topographic coding of space
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Active Experiences for Active Children: Science - Carol Seefeldt, Alice GalperOrganized around the National Science Education Standards and the Benchmarks for Science Literacy, "Active Experiences for Active Children: Science "consists of clear, concise, usable guides for planning meaningful learning experiences in science for children in childcare settings, preschool programs, Head Start and other federally funded programs, and kindergarten. Primary-grade children should be engaged in active experiential learning as well, and each experience is extended to the early primary grades (grades 1-3). The experiences in this book are meaningful because they are grounded in
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March
Principles of Computer Security, CompTIA Security+ and Beyond, - William Arthur Conklin, Gregory White, Roger Davis, Chuck Cothren, Dwayne WilliamsEssential Skills for a Successful IT Security Career Learn the fundamentals of computer and information security while getting complete coverage of all the objectives for the latest release of CompTIA's Security+ certification exam. This instructive, full-color guide discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, and methods for preventing attacks. Written and edited by leaders in the field, Principles of Computer Security, Second Edition will help you pass the CompTIA Security+ exam and become an IT security expert. Learn how to: Ensure operational and
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March
Sahara: A Natural History - Marq de Villiers, Sheila HirtleIn the parched and seemingly lifeless heart of the Sahara desert, earthworms find enough moisture to survive. Four major mountain ranges interrupt the flow of dunes and gravel plains, and at certain times waterfalls cascade from their peaks. Even the sand amazes: massive dunes can appear almost overnight, and be gone just as quickly. We think we know the Sahara, the largest and most austere desert on Earth--yet it is full of surprises, as Marq de Villiers reveals in his brilliant and evocative biography of the land and its people. "If you traveled across the United States from Boston to San
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March
Higher Learning in America, 1980-2000 - Arthur LevineBrings together leading thinkers on higher education from the United States and other countries to explore the new realities that emerged during the 1980s and to examine the trends, issues and challenges of the 1990s.
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March
Essentials of Business Law - Anthony Liuzzo, Joseph BonniceThe seventh edition of Essentials of Business Law retains all of the strengths of past editions but has been revised and enhanced to cover the latest developments in the legal field. This text will help you discover a wealth of information and learning opportunities that will give a clear understanding of business law topics. This text will also help to identify, explain, and apply the principles of business law in your daily lives and in the larger world in which you live.
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March
Art and Creative Development for Young Children - Jill Englebright Fox, Robert SchirrmacherWritten for pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals in child care, preschool, or kindergarten through third grade settings, ART AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 7th Edition, takes a child-centered approach to art education. Updated throughout, the book includes an in-depth discussion of technology to aid teachers in understanding the role that technology can play in children's visual art appreciation and production. Guidelines for establishing an inclusive art program in classrooms for young children are included for early childhood professionals. Activities and