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APS's library of books is growing, and they're all available at Member-only prices!

Lessons Learned: Practical Advice for the Teaching of Psychology, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, continue to be popular for new and experienced teachers alike, along with Voices of Experience: Memorable Talks from the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology.

APS and Psychology Press have jointly launched a new book series, Modern Pioneers of Psychological Science, commemorating the careers and contributions of the field's brightest luminaries.

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Lessons Learned: Practical Advice for the Teaching of Psychology

Edited by Baron Perlman, Lee I. McCann, and Susan H. McFadden

Three volumes compiled from popular "Teaching Tips" columns in the APS Observer, including tips on integrating media, teaching scientific methodology, classroom fairness, student motivation, teaching nontraditional students, managing your teaching load, the first day of class, and much more. This practical, hands-on series is an invaluable resource for both veteran and new psychology instructors. Place your order today to access the most useful advice and information for teaching psychology. Click on the links below to see the table of contents and first chapter of each volume


Book   List Price APS Member Price
Volume OneTable of Contents and Sample Chapter$39.95 $24.95
Volume TwoTable of Contents and Sample Chapter$44.95 $29.95
Volume ThreeTable of Contents and Sample Chapter $44.95 $29.95
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Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science

A Book Series Published by APS & Psychology Press

With these volumes, Psychology Press and the Association for Psychological Science are jointly launching a series that honors the careers and contributions of distinguished psychological scientists. Books in the series are all offered to APS members at a special discounted price of $39.95.

Memory and Mind: A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower
Edited by Mark A. Gluck, John R. Anderson, & Stephen M. Kosslyn

A comprehensive overview of the current state of research on memory and mind, this book captures the career and influence of Gordon H. Bower (as told by 22 of his students and colleagues), showing how Bower's research and mentoring of students has broadly and deeply affected modern research. In addition to many personal reminiscences about Bower's graduate training and lifetime of research, this book illustrates how Bower's early research and ideas laid the groundwork for many modern psychological studies of memory, expertise, psychological assessment, and mental imagery.

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Rationality and Social Responsibility: Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes
Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes's wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well developed in the book. Dawes always urged investigators to take seriously the question of how individuals can reconcile self-interest (i.e. rationality) with the collective good (i.e. social responsibility). The area of judgment and decision-making poses a similar challenge: Here, rational judgment is the most responsible judgment because it minimizes errors. To attain rationality in this domain, individuals need to accept the limitations of their own intuitions.

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Do Justice and Let the Sky Fall: Elizabeth F. Loftus and Her Contributions to Science, Law, and Academic Freedom
Edited by Maryanne Garry & Harlene Hayne

For more than 30 years, renowned psychological scientist Elizabeth F. Loftus has contributed groundbreaking research to the fields of science, law, and academia. This book provides an opportunity for readers to become better acquainted with one of the most important psychologists of our time as it celebrates her life and accomplishments. It is intended to be a working text–one that challenges, intrigues, and inspires all readers alike. Do Justice and Let the Sky Fall collects research in theoretical and applied areas of human memory, provides an overview of the application of memory research to legal problems, and presents an introduction to the costs of doing controversial research.

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Psychological Clinical Science: Papers in Honor of Richard M. McFall
Edited by Teresa A. Treat, Richard R. Bootzin, & Timothy B. Baker

Psychological Clinical Science honors Richard M. McFall, a visionary psychological clinical scientist widely recognized for his unwavering advocacy for a science of clinical psychology and for the integration of clinical psychology with other subdisciplines of psychological science. In keeping with McFall's integrative approach, contributors include prominent clinical scientists, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists.

Subsections focus on the historical and epistemological underpinnings of clinical science, the application of clinical science to topics of applied significance, model integrative research programs, and future directions for research, application, and training.

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The Foundations of Remembering: Essays in Honor of Henry L. Roediger, III
Edited by James S. Nairne

The Foundations of Remembering presents a collection of essays written by top memory scholars in honor of Henry L. Roediger III. The chapters were originally delivered as part of the "Roddyfest" conference at Purdue University which awarded Roediger an honorary doctor of letters in recognition of his many contributions to the field of psychology. Authors were given a simple charge: Choose your own topic, but place your work in historical context. Roediger is fascinated by the intellectual lineage of ideas, so addressing historical "foundations" seemed a fitting tribute. The chapters contained in this volume help to establish the foundations of remembering, circa the first decade of the 21st century, as perceived by some of the leading memory researchers in the world.

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Voices of Experience: Memorable Talks from the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology

Edited by Baron Perlman, Lee I. McCann, and William Buskist

Voices of Experience: Memorable Talks from the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology features some of the most informative and entertaining talks presented at the annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology convention. Volume 1 includes chapters on the history and context of teaching psychology; themes that are important in any psychology course: teaching methods; empirical research on teaching and student learning; and the essence of good teaching and being an academic. Click here to see the table of contents and first chapter.


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