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Latest releases
 
Biopsychology 10th edition by Pinel c.2018
Psychological Testing 9th edition by Cohen c. 2018
Physiology of Behavior 12th edition by Carlson c.2017
Biological Psychology by 12th edition by Kalat c.2017
Cognitive Psychology 7th edition by Sternberg c.2017
Experimental Psychology 7th edition by Myers c.2016
Human Exceptionality 12th edition by Hardman c.2017
Children and Their Development 7th edition by Kail c.2016
Theories of Personality 9th edition by Feist c.2017
Social Psychology by 12th edition by Myers c.2017
Group Dynamics 11th edition by Johnson c.2016
 
Theories and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy
2nd edition by Corey c.2016
 
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 8th edition
by Aamodt c.2016
 
Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
10th edition by Pagano c.2016
 
Understanding Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences
5th edition by Gravetter c.2017
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Highlights

Psychology by Ciccarelli, the international best-selling introduction to psychology book, is now used by several colleges, including Ateneo de Manila University and the University of Santo Tomas.   

Mind Mover carries the most comprehensive list of international Psychology titles covering introductory up to graduate level subjects.

Sociology by Macionis is the textbook used to educate our future leaders from the Philippine Military Academy.  The latest edition c.2012 is now available in reprint.
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Students complete an online self-assessment, and the results generate a customized self-study plan, including a variety of tools to help them master the material. MyPsychLab then reports these results to the instructor. Based on these reports, the instructor can adapt course material to suit the needs of individual students or the class as a whole. 

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World History

 

Title: The Essential World History (reprint)  

Author: Duiker

Edition: 7

Copyright: 2014

Explore common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book's global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context

Asian History


Title: History of Asia (reprint)
Author: Murphey
Edition: 7
Copyright: 2014

 

 Charts the deep, diverse history of the largest continent.  A History of Asia is the only text to cover the area known as "monsoon Asia"--India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia--from the earliest times to the present.  Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book uses an engaging, lively tone to chronicle the complex political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this area. Popular because of its scope and coverage, as well as its illustrations, maps, and many boxed primary sources, the new edition of A History of Asia continues as a leader in its field.

 

 

International Relations

 

Title: International Relations Theory (reprint)
Author: Viotti
Edition: 5
Copyright: 2016
  • Discusses what is meant by theory and why the theorizing enterprise is important.
  • Introduces and evaluates each theoretical perspective by describing its major assumptions, influences, and critics.
  • Balances excerpts of over 20 classic and contemporary readings by important scholars associated with that theoretical perspective.
  • Features detailed bibliographies to identify additional key readings and to encourage further exploration of the field.
  • Includes an extensive glossary that defines key concepts used in the study of international relations.

 


Cultural Anthropology


Title: Anthropology of Culture (reprint)
Author: Miller
Edition: 5

Copyright: 2008


Successfully integrating attention to culture change, gender, class, race and ethnicity, and the environment, this text engages students with compelling ethnographic examples and by demonstrating the relevance of anthropology. Faculty and students praise the book’s proven ability to generate class discussion, increase faculty-student engagement, and enhance student learning.
Through clear writing, a balanced theoretical approach, and engaging examples, Miller stresses the importance of social inequality and human rights, the environment, culture change and applied aspects of anthropology. Rich examples of gender, ethnicity, race, class, and age thread through the topical coverage of economic systems, the life-cycle, health, kinship, social organization, politics, language, religion, and expressive culture. The last two chapters address how migration is changing world cultures and the importance of local cultural values and needs in shaping international development policies and programs.
Material throughout the book highlights the relevance of anthropology to students and how they can apply in their careers. By entwining attention to key theories for understanding culture with an emphasis on relevance of anthropological knowledge and skills, this text is the perfect choice for all introductory cultural anthropology courses.


Sociology


Title: Sociology (reprint)
Author: Macionis
Edition: 14
Copyright: 2012


Seeing Sociology in your Everyday Life
Macionis empowers students to understand the world around them through a sociological lens, so they can better understand sociology and their own lives.  Sociology, 14th edition is written to help students find and use sociology in everyday life. With a complete theoretical framework and a global perspective, Sociology offers students an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology.
The new edition continues to grow to meet readers' changing needs. 

 

Statistics
 

Title: Understanding Statistics for Behavioral Sciences

Author: Pagano

Edition: 10

Copyright: 2016 

Based on over 30 years of successful teaching experience in this course, Robert Pagano's 

introductory text takes an intuitive, concepts-based approach to descriptive and inferential statistics. He uses the sign test to introduce inferential statistics, empirically derived sampling distributions, many visual aids, and lots of interesting examples to promote student understanding. One of the hallmarks of this text is the positive feedback from students—even students who are not mathematically inclined praise the text for its clarity, detailed presentation, and use of humor to help make concepts accessible and memorable. Thorough explanations precede the introduction of every formula, and the exercises that immediately follow include a step-by-step model that lets students compare their work against fully solved examples. This combination makes the text perfect for students taking their first statistics course in psychology or other social and behavioral sciences.

 

 

  

Title: Elementary Statistics for Social Research Essentials (reprint)
Author: Levin
Edition: 12
Copyright: 2014


This text provides a streamlined and accessible introduction to statistics for students in sociology, criminal justice, political science, social work, and other social sciences.
This edition of the text offers an essential and accessible overview to the introduction to social statistics.  Clearly written with detailed step-by-step illustrations of statistical procedures, the text provides clear and logical explanations for the rationale and use of statistical methods of social research.  Numerous end-of-chapter questions in every chapter reinforce key concepts to students.


 

Research Methods

 

Title: Understanding Research Methods for Behavioral Science (reprint)
Author: Gravetter
Edition: 5
Copyright: 2017

In RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fifth Edition, bestselling statistics author Fredrick J Gravetter and co-author Lori-Ann B. Forzano help students see how interesting and exciting experimental and nonexperimental research can be. Inviting and conversational, the text leads students through the research process from start to finish. It begins with tips and strategies for generating research ideas, moves to selecting measures and participants, and then offers an examination of research strategy and design. This step-by-step approach emphasizes the decisions researchers must make at each stage of the process. The authors avoid a "cookbook" presentation by linking terminology with applied concepts; their "lecture in a book" style makes the text accessible to students by emphasizing discussion and explanation of topics. Each chapter ends with a set of student exercises and activities. Examples and content throughout the book reflect the most current APA guidelines.

 

Title: Research Methods in Psychology
Author: Shaughnessy
Edition: 10
Copyright: 2014

Psychologists use a variety of research methods and tools to learn about behavior and mental processes. The goal of this book is to introduce students to the “multimethod approach” to research in psychology, including observational, survey, and experimental methods. Students learn the strengths and weaknesses of each method, as well as ethical dilemmas when using them, so that they can become competent practitioners and thoughtful consumers of psychological research. Our approach is to engage students in the research process by describing contemporary research in psychology. Students learn about recent topics such as online dating and Facebook, cross-cultural observations of helping behavior, PTSD in orphaned chimpanzees, Medicaid and Medicare health outcomes, decision-making during Hurricane Katrina, clinical research and DSM-5, and much more. Each chapter's “stretching exercises,” “stat tips,” review questions, and challenge questions develop students' critical thinking about the psychological research that appears in scientific journals and in popular media. Together with the companion Online Learning Center for students, the 10th edition of Research Methods in Psychology provides a clearly written, compelling introduction to research methods in psychology.

 

APA Writing

 

Title: APA Style Simplified: Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing and Sociology

Author: Beins

Copyright: 2013

This is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively in APA style.

  • Demonstrates how to write objective scientific research papers using interesting prose
  • Incorporates guidelines from the 6th edition of the APA publication manual
  • Explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them clearly
  • Discusses the differences between written, oral, and poster presentations and offers instructions for applying APA style to each

 

 

General Psychology

 

Title : Psychology 
Author: Ciccarelli
Edition: 4
Copyright: 2015

The most learner-centered and assessment-driven text available   With its engaging writing style and comprehensive coverage of key research, Psychology, 4/e, awakens students’ curiosity and energizes their desire to learn more. This title draws learners into an interactive experience of psychology. The authors establish clear learning objectives tied to the most recent APA-recommended undergraduate learning guidelines.

 

Title : Psychology (reprint, access code bundle available)
Author: Ciccarelli

Edition: 3
Copyright: 2014



The most learner-centered and assessment-driven text available. 
Ciccarelli/White is praised for a very engaging writing style, comprehensive coverage of key research, and strong pedagogical features. It focuses on getting students to actually read their textbook. The authors use the recommended APA undergraduate psychology learning outcomes to establish clear learning objectives for students and tie the text assessment to these objectives. Student and instructor feedback from extremely successful first and second editions emphasize the appeal of Ciccarelli/White's approach to teaching and learning in today's classroom.

 

Title: Psychology                                                                                                                                                                         Author: Plotnick                                                                                                                                                                         Edition: 10                                                                                                                                                                              Copyright: 2013

Featuring a look and style that's more like a magazine than a textbook, Plotnik's INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, Tenth Edition will draw you in and show you how exciting the study of psychology can be. This modular, visual approach to the fundamentals of psychology--the pioneer of the "visual" or "magazine" style approach--makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining. Each and every page is individually planned, written, and formatted to effectively incorporate the use of Visual Cues, which help you to better remember information. Extensively updated, the text also utilizes "chunking," a method of breaking concepts down into small, easily digested sections that help you learn at your own pace.

 

Biopsychology
 

 

Title: Biopsychology                                                                                                                                                        

Author: Pinel                                                                                                                                                                      

Edition: 9                                                                                                                                                                        

Copyright: 2015
 

Biopsychology, 9/e introduces the study of the biology of behavior; that is, the neural mechanisms of psychological processes in the central nervous system. This program combines biopsychogical science and student-oriented discussion, interweaving the basics of this specialized field with clinical case studies and exploring the personal and social implications that arise. The author encourages interactive learning and creative thinking. His clear and engaging presentation makes the material personally and socially relevant to readers.
 

 

Title: Biopsychology (reprint)

Author: Pinel

Edition: 8

Copyright: 2014

Pinel encourages interactive learning and creative thinking. His clear and engaging presentation makes the material personally and socially relevant to the reader.  
The defining feature of Biopsychology is its unique combination of cutting-edge biopsychological science and student-oriented discourse.  Rather than covering topics in the usual textbook fashion, it interweaves the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, personal implications, social issues, helpful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes.  Biopsychology is a friendly mentor that speaks directly to students, enthusiastically describing recent advances in biopsychological science.
The emphasis of Biopsychology is on broad themes, rather than details.  Four especially important themes are highlighted throughout the text by distinctive theme tabs: (1) clinical implications (2) neuroplasticity,(3) the evolutionary perspective (4) thinking creatively.

 

 

Title: Discovering Biological Psychology (reprint) NEW!
Author: Kalat
Edition: 12
Copyright: 2017

Dr. James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY is the most widely used text in the course area, and for good reason: an extremely high level of scholarship, clear and occasionally humorous writing style, and precise examples. Throughout all eleven editions, Kalat's goal has been to make biological psychology accessible to psychology students, not just to biology majors and pre-meds. Another goal has been to convey the excitement of the search for biological explanations of behavior, and Kalat delivers. Updated with new topics, examples, and recent research findings--and supported by new online bio-labs, part of the strongest media package yet--this text speaks to today's students and instructors.

 



Cognitive Psychology
 


Title: Cognitive Psychology
Author: Solso
Edition: 8
Copyright: 2015


One of the top sellers in the field,Cognitive Psychology is well-written, humorous, and remains the most comprehensive and balanced text in the area of undergraduate cognition. MacLin and MacLin, inheriting the textbook from the late Robert L. Solso, boldly revised and reorganized the Eighth Edition to reflect emerging trends in the field, while retaining the strengths that made it one of the most popular texts among students and professors. The text features a sequential model of human cognition from sensation to perception, to attention, to memory, to higher-order cognition, and features new cutting-edge coverage of consciousness, cognitive neuroscience, memory and forgetting, and evolutionary psychology. 

 

 

Title: Cognitive Psychology (reprint) NEW!
Author: Sternberg
Edition: 7
Copyright: 2017


COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, 7TH EDITION balances practical writing and applications with research while interweaving biology throughout. Emphasizing that human cognition has evolved in order to adapt to the environment, the authors explore the basics of cognitive psychology. Content reviews cognitive neuroscience, attention and consciousness, perception, memory, knowledge representation, problem solving and creativity, decision making, cognitive development, and intelligence. The authors provide the most comprehensive coverage of any cognitive psychology resource with a "from lab to life" approach that discusses theory, lab work and field research while highlighting applications to everyday life.



Experimental Psychology


Title: Experimental Psychology (reprint) NEW!
Author: Myers
Edition: 7
Copyright: 2016

Focusing on experimental methods, authors Anne Myers and Christine Hansen lead students step by step through the entire research process, from generating testable hypotheses to writing the research report. The major sections of the book parallel the major sections of a research report (Introduction, Method, Results, and Discussion), giving students the skills they'll need to design and conduct an experiment, analyze and interpret the research findings, and report those findings. Although the main focus is on experimentation, alternative approaches are discussed as important complements.



Special Education
 

Title: Human Exceptionality (reprint) NEW!

Author: Hardman
Edition: 12
Copyright: 2017

Expanding on its focus on the critical role of professionals in education, psychology, counseling, health care, and human services, HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY: SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, AND FAMILY, 12th Edition, is an evidence-based testament to how cross-professional collaboration enhances the lives of exceptional individuals and their families. A lifespan approach combines research, evidence-based practices, and inspiring stories. Designed to help students experience individuals with disabilities and their families in a personal and intimate fashion, this resource prepares preservice and practicing teachers, as well as human services professionals in psychology, sociology, social work, and the health sciences.


Abnormal Psychology

 

Title: Abnormal Psychology DSM 5 (reprint)
Author: Nolen
Edition: 6
Copyright: 2014

 

Now updated to reflect the DSM-5, Susan Nolen-Hoeksema’s, Abnormal Psychology blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders and captures the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives. The new sixth edition continues to place an emphasis on an integrated approach to abnormal psychology, on making biological information clear to students, and on providing a strong focus on empirical research and diversity. 

 

 

Title: Abnormal Psychology DSM 5
Author: Kring
Edition: 12
Copyright: 2015

For nearly four decades, Abnormal Psychology has been a trusted resource for instructors and students. Known for its comprehensive coverage of current research, theory and treatment, Abnormal Psychology has long been praised for its multiple paradigm approach and coverage of cutting-edge research and theory which are central to the discipline. The 12th Edition boasts a number of updated references throughout the text, with new clinical cases and figures. New material on culture and ethnicity and how it impacts the study of psychopathology and intervention.

 

 

Title: Abnormal Psychology DSM 5                                                                                                                                  Author: Butcher                                                                                                                                                                       Edition: 16                                                                                                                                                                        Copyright: 2015
The esteemed author team of Jim Butcher, Jill Hooley, an Sue Mineka offers students the most thoroughly researched, engaging, and up-to-date explanation of psychopathology, creating a learning experience that provokes thought and increases awareness. By adopting a comprehensive bio-psycho-social perspective, this text takes students to levels of understanding that other books do not offer.  The 16th edition of Abnormal Psychology reflects the revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5). Hundreds of new references have been added to reflect the ever-changing field of abnormal psychology.

 


Title: Abnormal Psychology DSM 5 
Author: Barlow
Edition: 7
Copyright: 2015


Balancing biological, psychological, social, and cultural approaches, David Barlow and V. Mark Durand's groundbreaking integrative approach is the most modern, scientifically valid method for studying abnormal psychology. In this Seventh Edition of their proven ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, Barlow and Durand successfully blend sophisticated research and an accessible writing style with the most widely recognized method of discussing psychopathology. Going beyond simply describing different schools of thought on psychological disorders, the authors explore the interactions of the various forces that contribute to psychopathology. A conversational writing style, consistent pedagogical elements, integrated case studies (95 percent from the authors' own files), video clips of clients, and additional study tools make this text the most complete learning resource available. 

 


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