Psychology in Action 12th edition (PDF) is a comprehensive introductory Psychology ebook that fosters active learning and provides a wealth of tools that empower psychology students to master and make connections between the key concepts. Psychology in Action 12e is a comprehensive introductory Psychology product that fosters active learning and provides a wealth of tools that empower students to master and make connections between the key concepts. College students will leave the classroom with a solid foundation in basic psychology that will serve them in their daily lives no matter what their chosen field of study and career path in the future.
KAREN HUFFMAN is an emeritus professor of psychology at Palomar College, San Marcos, California, where she taught full time until 2011 and served as the Psychology Student Advisor and Co-Coordinator for psychology faculty. Professor Huff man received the National Teaching Award for Excellence in Community/ Junior College Teaching given by Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA), along with many other awards and accolades. She’s also the author and co-author of several textbooks, including Psychology in Action, Psychology, and Real World Psychology. Professor Huff man’s special research and presentation focus is on active learning and critical thinking. She has been the invited speaker and conducted numerous presentations, online web seminars, and teaching workshops throughout the United States, Spain, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
CATHERINE A. SANDERSON is the Manwell Family Professor of Life Sciences (Psychology) at Amherst College. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a specialization in health and development, from Stanford University, and received both masters and doctoral degrees in psychology from Princeton University. Professor Sanderson’s research examines how personality and social variables influence health related behaviors such as safer sex and disordered eating, the development of persuasive messages and interventions to prevent unhealthy behavior, and the predictors of relationship satisfaction. This research has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health. Professor Sanderson has published over 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to five college textbooks, a high school health textbook, and a popular press book on parenting. In 2012, she was named one of the country’s top 300 professors by the Princeton Review.
KATHERINE DOWDELL is a professor of psychology at Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa, where she teaches courses in introduction to psychology, abnormal psychology, lifespan development and social psychology. She also currently serves as District Chair of Behavioral Sciences. Professor Dowdell received her BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and her MS in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Professor Dowdell began working with Karen Huff man and the Wiley Psychology team as a Wiley Faculty Network mentor in 2007. She has taught and mentored faculty on best practices and the use of technology in teaching. She has conducted numerous online presentations and live workshops. As a decade-long user of WileyPLUS, Professor Dowdell has served as a development consultant on everything from WileyPLUS functionality, to video content, instructional design, userexperience and faculty training.