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Myers, David G.

Works: 85 works in 511 publications in 9 languages and 17,714 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Popular works  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Narrator, Dedicatee, Illustrator
Classifications: BF121, 150
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Most widely held works about David G Myers
Most widely held works by David G Myers
Psychology by David G Myers( Book )

191 editions published between 1002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sixth edition of David G. Myers' Psychology includes new chapters on the nature and nurture of behaviour and references to statistical methods, streamlined development coverage and more
Intuition : its powers and perils by David G Myers( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: How reliable is our intuition? How much should we depend on gut-level instinct rather than rational analysis when we play the stock market, choose a mate, hire an employee, or assess our own abilities? In this engaging and accessible book, David G. Myers shows us that while intuition can provide us with useful--and often amazing--insights, it can also dangerously mislead us
The American paradox : spiritual hunger in an age of plenty by David G Myers( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Material wealth is at record levels, yet disturbing social problems reflect a deep spiritual poverty. In this book, social psychologist David G. Myers asks how this paradox has come to be and how we can spark social renewal and dream a new American dream." "Myers explores the research on social ills from the 1960s through the 1990s and concludes that the materialism and radical individualism of this period have cost us dearly, imperiling our children, corroding general civility, and diminishing our happiness. However, in the voices of public figures and ordinary citizens he now hears a spirit of optimism. The national dialogue is shifting - away from the expansion of personal rights and toward enhancement of communal civility, away from efforts to raise self-esteem and toward attempts to arouse social responsibility, away from "whose values?" and towards "our values."" "Myers analyzes in detail the research on educational and other programs that deal with social problems, explaining which seem to work and why. He then offers advice, suggesting that a renewed social ecology for America will rest on policies that balance "me thinking" with "we thinking.""--Jacket
The pursuit of happiness : who is happy--and why by David G Myers( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is happy--and why? With this seemingly simple question, social psychologist David G. Myers launches on a revealing exploration of happiness, a mission that goes beyond defining this elusive emotion to reveal just what we can do to achieve it. Along the way he discovers that happy people have a lot going for them: They are energetic, decisive, creative, social, trusting, loving, and responsive. They tolerate frustration well and are willing to help others. Even their immune systems function better than those of unhappy people. Myers, who reviewed thousands of recent studies conducted worldwide in the course of researching The Pursuit of Happiness, asks (and answers) the important questions about the nature and value of happiness. Is happiness rare? Not as rare as you might think, although the percentage of happy people varies widely from one country to the next. Can money buy happiness? On the contrary, accumulation of wealth and self-focused individualism rarely produce well-being. Happiness depends more on our attitude toward the things we have than on having things. Does age affect happiness? Not necessarily; teens and elderly people report the same levels of happiness as people in the "prime" of their lives. But happy children do make happy adults. Are men happier than women? No; although women are more likely to be depressed than men, they are just as likely to be happy. When it comes to well-being, the sexes are equal. In short, Myers has found that objective life circumstances have little effect on well-being, and that recent discoveries continue to explode some of the popular myths about happiness and its more frequently studied counterpart, the avoidance of misery. He also identifies the four key inner traits that do bring about happiness and tells us how to trigger these traits and measure our own levels of satisfaction. With wit, kindness, and wisdom, Myers shows how we can promote our own happiness: What makes a happy marriage, the value of active spirituality, the importance of attitude, rest, fun, love, faith, hope, friendships, meaningful work, and all the other ingredients that can help us modify our lives to "experience the grace needed to live with integrity, inner peace, and joy."
A quiet world : living with hearing loss by David G Myers( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What God has joined together? : a Christian case for gay marriage by David G Myers( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What God Has Joined Together? is an effort to bridge the divide between marriage-supporting and gay-supporting people of faith by showing why both sides have important things to say and showing how both sides can coexist. Drawing on scientific research as well as on the Bible, the authors explain that marriage is emotionally, physically, financially, and spiritually beneficial for everyone, not just heterosexuals. They debunk myths about sexual orientation, assess claims of sexual reorientation, and explore what the Bible does and does not say about same-sex relationships. The book ends with a persuasive case for gay marriage and outlines how this can be a win-win solution for all."--Jacket
Social psychology by David G Myers( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring examples and applications as well as marginal quotations from across the breadth of the liberal arts and sciences, this book draws students into the field of social psychology
Psychology through the eyes of faith by David G Myers( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies the major ideas that college and university students will encounter in a basic psychology course and explores connections with Christian belief
The human puzzle : psychological research and Christian belief by David G Myers( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and Chinese and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inflated self : human illusions and the Biblical call to hope by David G Myers( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pursuit of happiness : discovering the pathway to fulfillment, well-being, and enduring personal joy by David G Myers( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clears up misconceptions about happiness, describes the inner traits of happy people, and looks at the factors that contribute to true happiness
A friendly letter to skeptics and atheists : musings on why God is good and faith isn't evil by David G Myers( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing with a generous, non-polemical tone, Myers acknowledges the faults and failings of religion and the sins committed in its name and presents a well-reasoned case for the many benefits of faith--not just for individuals but for society at large
Exploring psychology by David G Myers( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new ninth edition merges the rigor of science with a broad human perspective to provide a state-of-the-art introduction to psychology. From vivid presentation and intense attention to detail, to research-based study aids and media learning tools, the inviting, authorial voice of David Myers speaks to the life experiences of all students
Psychology & Christianity : with contributions by Gary R. Collins [and others]( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revised edition now presents five models for understanding the relationship between psychology and Christianity. All the essays and responses have been reworked and updated with some new contributors including the addition of a new perspective, the transformative view from John Coe and Todd Hall. Also found here is David Powlison who offers the biblical counseling model. The levels-of-explanation model is advanced by David G. Myers, while Stanton L. Jones offers an entirely new chapter presenting the integration model. The Christian psychology model is put forth by Robert C. Roberts now joined by Paul J. Watson. Each of the contributors responds to the other essayists, noting points of agreement as well as problems they see.--From publisher description
The human connection : how people change people by Martin Bolt( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology in everyday life by David G Myers( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LEARN IT. LIVE IT. Why take psychology? What makes psychology a science? Can it really help me understand my feelings and behaviors? Or how I get along with family and friends? Now from the world's foremost author for the introductory psychology classroom comes a new textbook that makes learning about the psychology of our lives a captivating experience for students at all levels. Carried by the author's acclaimed empathetic voice, "Psychology in Everyday Life "is David Myers' most inviting text to date. This new book represents a breakthrough in the interplay of text and visuals, yet, as always, provides a rich source of scientific insights into the lives we live. Any student, regardless of age or background, will find it a text that speaks directly to him or her, and will embrace it not just for its grade-raising potential, but for its revelations about what makes a person a stronger student, a more tuned-in friend or partner, a more effective worker, or a wiser parent
Thinking about psychology : the science of mind and behavior by Charles T Blair-Broeker( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book will be an ally for teachers striving to ignite a passion in their students for psychology's many relevant findings, and for students wanting to satisfy a growing curiosity about themselves, their families, their friends, and the world of people around them."
The magic of the mind( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Psychology touches virtually every aspect of our lives. Many of its current themes can be traced back to questions that have confronted scholars throughout history. But today the study of behavior, thoughts and feelings is bolstered by new scientific tools and approaches. As a result the field is expanding in directions that would have been unheard of just a few decades ago, providing us with new sight into the magic of the mind"--Original container
Endless questions : critical thinking and research( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's our nature to ask questions about ourselves and the world around us. But finding answers requires more than intuition and common sense. This lesson asks the question, Does happiness lead to good health? then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments
Stressed to the limit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks awlkers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight- or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group, are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning"--Original container
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Intuition : its powers and perils
Alternative Names
Myers, David

Myers, David 1942-

Myers, David G.

Myers, David G., 1942-

Myers, David Guy.

Myers, David N.

Myers, David N. (David Guy)

Майерс, Д 1942-

Майерс, Дэвид 1942-

마이어스, 데이비드

마이어스, 데이비드 G

マイヤーズ, デヴィッド G.

Intuition : its powers and perilsThe American paradox : spiritual hunger in an age of plentyA quiet world : living with hearing lossWhat God has joined together? : a Christian case for gay marriageSocial psychologyPsychology through the eyes of faithThe pursuit of happiness : discovering the pathway to fulfillment, well-being, and enduring personal joyA friendly letter to skeptics and atheists : musings on why God is good and faith isn't evil