November 2014 Content Update

There were 6 New and 3 Updated Academic Core Titles released in November 2014.  There are now 674 titles in the Academic Core collection. If you subscribe to this package, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site

 

New Academic Core Titles: 

Curriculum Connections Psychology: Abnormal Psychology

ISBN: 9781936333202

This book describes the scientific study of psychological disorders. As well as detailing mental disorders, it examines social attitudes toward them and treatments that have been used through the centuries. Other important issues covered include the way in which the number and type of recognized mental disorders constantly changes, and how psychological difficulties affect a child's learning and social experiences.

Curriculum Connections Psychology: Cognitive Development

ISBN: 9781936333172

This book discusses the nature of developmental change from conception to adulthood. It considers the most important theories of cognitive development and examines the ingenious methods developed to measure cognitive abilities in young children. It also investigates perceptual, emotional, social, and memory development.

 Curriculum Connections Psychology: History of Psychology

ISBN: 9781936333158

This book explores the development of psychology, from its roots in philosophy and natural science to the scientific research of the 19th century. It also charts the emergence and impact of experimental psychology and the development of psychological theories throughout the 20th century.

 

 Curriculum Connections Psychology: Intellectual Development

ISBN: 9781936333189

This book explores the workings of the brain, including its ability to identify and interpret important information while discarding other sensory input, and how it stores and retrieves memories. It investigates past and present theories of learning, how we develop language skills and process language, problem solving, and the sources of creativity and inspiration.

 

Curriculum Connections Psychology: The Brain

ISBN: 9781936333165

This book looks at how our understanding of the brain and mind has developed. It describes in detail the workings of the brain, and investigates how our perceptual systems and the brain work to interpret the sensations we experience. The concept of mind and consciousness, and the role that emotions play in both mental health and our everyday lives, are also discussed in detail.

 

Curriculum Connections Psychology: The Individual and Society

ISBN: 9781936333196

This book examines people as individuals and as social animals. It analyzes the notions of personality and intelligence and considers how people relate to and communicate with each other and society. The chapters discuss the types of social interaction and the rules that guide them, as well as the feelings and thoughts that individuals have about society, social situations, and the people around them.

 

Updated Academic Core titles:

 

2014-2015 Occupational Outlook Handbook

ISBN: N/A

Contains extensive information on all occupations.

 

American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus

ISBN: 9780547964065

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus provides a wide range of synonyms organized in alphabetical order. Clear definitions that orient the user to the relevant meaning of related words set this thesaurus apart from the competition.

 

Shakespeare's Theatre: A Dictionary of His Stage Context

ISBN: 9780826477767

Reviews current knowledge of the character and operation of theatres in Shakespeare's time, with an explanation of their origins. Coverage includes the practices of Elizabethan actors and script writers: methods of characterization; gesture, blocking and choreography, including music, dance and fighting; actors' rhetorical interaction with audiences; and use of costumes, stage props, and make-up.

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