Psychology in Everyday Life
Peter O. Gray , David Bjorklund. Recommend to library. Access Card - Peter Gray's evolutionary perspective and emphasis on critical thinking have made his rigorous yet accessible introduction to psychology a widely respected classroom favourite, edition after edition. Now thoroughly revised,
Peter O. He has published research in biological, evolutionary, cultural, developmental and educational psychology; published articles on innovative teaching methods and taught more than 20 different undergraduate courses, including, most regularly, introductory psychology. Most of his current research and writing has to do with the value of play, especially free age-mixed play, in children's development. David F. Bjorklund, Ph.
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Peter Gray born is an American researcher and scholar who is a research professor of psychology at Boston College. He is the author of a widely used introductory psychology textbook , Psychology Worth Publishers , with co-author David Bjorklund beginning with the 7th edition ,  now in its seventh edition. The book broke new ground when the first edition was published in as the first general introductory psychology textbook that brought a Darwinian perspective to the entire field. Gray is a well-known critic of standard educational systems and is frequently invited to speak to groups of educators, parents, and researchers about children's needs for free play, the psychological damage inflicted on children through our present methods of schooling, and the ways in which children are designed, by natural selection, to control their own education. He is a founder and current board president of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education , which is dedicated to promoting opportunities for Self-directed education for children and teenagers as replacement for coercive schooling. His experiences working at camps and recreation centers in high school and college helped to shape his future academic interests in play and child development. He received his Ph.
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