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Psychology and Life

Psychology and Life Author(s): Richard J. Gerrig

Difference between 20th and 19th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 20th and 19th editions

  • Period between previous and current publications: 3 years (2009 vs 2012).
  • The Twentieth Edition consists of 16 chapters just as the older Nineteenth Edition, but contains 168 pages less.
  • Side-by-side view of Table of Contents for 20th and 19th editions of Gerrig's Psychology and Life shows no any drastic changes between the editions.
  • New section " Implicit Prejudice" in Chapter 16.
  • New Critical Thinking in Your Life features:
    • Does "Comfort Food" Really Give Comfort? (Chapter 1)
    • How Does Culture Become "Embrained"? (Chapter 3)
    • When Do "Time Outs" Change Children's Behavior? (Chapter 6)
    • Why and How Do People Lie? (Chapter 8)
    • Why Do Intelligent People Have Longer Lives? (Chapter 9)
    • Can Internet-Based Therapy Be Effective? (Chapter 15)
  • New Psychology in Your Life features:
    • Does Wishful Thinking Affect How You Evaluate Information? (Chapter 2)
    • Does a Painful Break-Up Really Hurt? (Chapter 4)
    • How Can You Benefit from the "Testing Effect"? (Chapter 7)
    • What Brain Differences Accompany Higher Intelligence? (Chapter 9)
    • What Happens When Children Become Bilingual? (Chapter 10)
    • Do You Believe That Personality Can Change? (Chapter 13)
20th Edition of
Psychology and Life
eBook, 624 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780205857845
Published by: Pearson, August 29, 2012
Hardcover, 624 pages
ISBN-10: 0205859135
ISBN-13: 9780205859139
Published by: Pearson, March 12, 2012
with MyPsychLab with eText (Access Card Package)
Hardcover, 624 pages
ISBN-10: 0205843379
ISBN-13: 9780205843374
Published by: Pearson, March 16, 2012
Books a la Carte Edition
Loose Leaf, 624 pages
ISBN-10: 0205863132
ISBN-13: 9780205863136
Published by: Pearson, March 15, 2012
International Edition
ISBN-10: 1292021624
ISBN-13: 9781292021621
Published by: Pearson Education Limited, August 16, 2013
19th Edition of
Psychology and Life
Hardcover, 792 pages
ISBN-10: 0205685919
ISBN-13: 9780205685912
Published by: Pearson, July 22, 2009
Books a la Carte Edition
Loose Leaf, 800 pages
ISBN-10: 0205743366
ISBN-13: 9780205743360
Published by: Pearson, August 03, 2009
18th Edition of
Psychology and Life
Hardcover, 704 pages
ISBN-10: 0205498469
ISBN-13: 9780205498468
Published by: Allyn & Bacon, January 12, 2007

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