|Title:||Psychology Themes & Variations Instructor's Edition Seventh Edition|
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|Publisher:||Thomson; 7th Edition edition (2007)|
Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his P. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1981. He currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage, where he taught until 1991. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology and in 1996-1997 he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. His recent interests have included pressure as a form of stress and the technology of textbooks.
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