Psychology (High School Printing) and thousands of other textbooks are available for instant download on your Kindle Fire tablet or on the free Kindle apps for iPad, Android tablets, PC or Mac.
Rented from RentU
To Rent, select Shipping State from options above
Due Date: Dec 20, 2014
FREE return shipping at the end of the semester. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with rentals.
Used: Acceptable | Details
Sold by RentU
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Fast shipping from Amazon! Qualifies for Prime Shipping and FREE standard shipping for orders over $35. Overnight, 2 day and International shipping available! Excellent Customer Service.. May not include supplements such as CD, access code or DVD.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Add to Cart
Qty:1
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Trade in your item
Get a $18.23
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Psychology, 9th Edition Hardcover – Box set, January 10, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-1429215978 ISBN-10: 1429215976 Edition: 9th

Buy New
Price: $156.19
Rent
Price: $27.99 - $60.36
59 New from $62.00 327 Used from $39.99
Rent from Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
$62.70
Hardcover, Box set
"Please retry"
$27.99
$156.19
$62.00 $39.99
Paperback
"Please retry"
$60.00 $34.64

There is a newer edition of this item:

Psychology, 10th Edition
$189.70
(71)
In stock but may require an extra 1-2 days to process.

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



Frequently Bought Together

Psychology, 9th Edition + Alias Grace: A Novel
Price for both: $169.60

Buy the selected items together
  • Alias Grace: A Novel $13.41

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE
Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 928 pages
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers; 9th edition (January 10, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1429215976
  • ISBN-13: 978-1429215978
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 9.2 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,599 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

DAVID G. MYERS is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College, Michigan, USA, where he teaches Introductory Psychology. He has written scientific articles for scientific periodicals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Science and the American Psychologist, as well as digests of psychological science in magazines for the general public.

Customer Reviews

It is a very informative book with an easy to read layout.
Michelle Talley
A good introduction to psychology geared towards undergraduate college students.
Arch Nine
Everything I expected and that's all I want to say or need to say.
Janet

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

35 of 36 people found the following review helpful By tk on July 13, 2009
Format: Hardcover
I bought this book for an online AP Psychology course. I have had a great interest in psychology for a long time, and this was perhaps what caused me to enjoy the book so much. I found that I have really enjoyed reading this book overall. Because it was for an online class, this book was the most important, if not the only important resource in the class. It did a brilliant job of teaching psychology without a teacher's support and guidance. It kept me quite inspired and interested. Now I'm going to stop beating around the bush and tell you what I found in this book directly.

The writing style is definitely far more wordy than most science books. This could be both helpful and annoying at times. The style ensured that once I done with a section, the writer had said the same thing in so many ways with so much evidence intertwined, as it ought to be, that I had no doubts at the end, and I didn't feel the missing spot of a teacher. So whether you have a good teacher or not, I promise that this book will get you through the course. But, as I said, sometimes it can be annoying. Myers uses tons of analogies and examples that sometimes make me think, "Where is this guy going? Can't he just state it plainly?" Overall though, it's good.

The structure of the book is amazing, and amazing might be an understatement. It is very well organized. If you buy the module edition, it is even better. Everything is broken up into subsections, and when you're reviewing, the small sections are extremely useful. Myers lists out evidence, and includes many helpful diagrams and charts. Biological processes that are often difficult to understand are simple with his diagrams. At the end of the module there is a small "objectives" summary.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Irina I. Patrikeeva on September 22, 2009
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book is easy to read, perhaps, too easy for college-level students. There are pages and pages of analogies, quotes, diagrams and photos (sometimes indirectly related to the material) and numerous pop-culture references. The book could have been a few hundred pages shorter. It's a pain to carry it around, but it's a good book for an intro course in psychology.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Geoffrey Brown on January 31, 2010
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This edition makes several improvements over the previous edition, which I had from a previous Psych course. Some new research is included, and the author actually gets introspective! Also, if you are trying to make do with a previous edition, be aware that some of the chapter numbers have changed in this edition.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Kristin M. Shaver on December 21, 2011
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
If you asked me if I was interested in Psychology before taking this class/reading this book, I would have said "NO!" I was a biology major during my undergrad and somehow got by without taking a Psych class. I didn't think it was a real science. Well, I just finished an on-line course using this book. The majority of the class was the book. Now, I wish I majored in Psychology. It was fascinating! In fact, I found myself reading it out loud to my husband. I loved the little psych test, ie. what do you see in this picture, can you draw two different figures with your two different hands, which face looks female/male, etc. The author peppered every lesson with real life examples which made it come to life. Also, it was organized in a way which was easy to understand. Finally, every section would end with a question to test if the student learned/understood the material. In one word: fantastic!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Arch Nine on January 21, 2010
Format: Hardcover
Some uninteresting topics. Never seen a textbook with cartoon caption jokes before which are on almost everypage. A good introduction to psychology geared towards undergraduate college students.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Robert Dorsett on October 14, 2011
Format: Hardcover
Whether you're a freshman or a professor, you can't ignore this essential book. It's not the holy grail, not the most important book of the century, but it is a must have for any psychology student.

The top 2 reviews summarized the reasons you should have it. Read them! Get this.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By student155 on February 22, 2011
Format: Loose Leaf Verified Purchase
This book was loose leaf so you had to store it in a 3 ring binder. My girlfriend and I shared it this semester and it lasted us just fine since we were careful. I think we had only one page tear out. It was nice to be able to take sections of it out when we had things to read on roadtrips.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lisa Shea HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on December 18, 2011
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I've gone through a lot of textbooks in my college career, and they vary from being completely inane to be so dense it is nearly impossible to plow through them. David Myers does a great job of taking on a quite challenging topic and parsing it out in a way that is both understandable and not dumbed down.

He tackles the material step by step, providing the building blocks first, getting into issues of anatomy, then launching out into more complex topics such as dreams, memory, and stress. I found each chapter quite fascinating and well covered. This isn't a book to zip through. It's one to sit down with, really study the chapter, and then give yourself time to absorb it. As he indicates in his chapter on learning, this process is one that helps the brain best absorb the details.

Generally I found the graphs and charts to be helpful, and the overall layout to help get the message home. However, I found the incessant use of cartoons to be REALLY distracting. I really don't need to have cute cartoons on every single page - and, I kid you not - there are pages with TWO cartoons on them because clearly one wasn't enough.

Woman on phone: "Thank you for calling the Psychic Hotline. How can I help you?"
Man on phone: "You tell me ..."

Ha ha ha. This is in a chapter on "Sensation and Perception". I really didn't need that cartoon to help me learn the information, and if anything it distracts me from my task at hand.

Still, the book provides a great wealth of fascinating information. I'll knock a star off for those annoying cartoons, and maybe they can be mitigated somewhat in future editions.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Search

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?