Summary: Through lively writing and stimulating examples, authors Wade and Tavris invite readers to actively explore the field of psychology and the fundamentals of critical and scientific thinking. Invitation to Psychology presents the science of psychology according to six areas of the learner's experience: Your Self, Your Body, Your Mind, Your Environment, Your Mental Health and Your Life. This unique organization engages readers from the very beginning and gives them a fram
ework for thinking about human behavior. Incorporating many active learning and critical thinking features, a balance of classic and contemporary research, and thorough integration of the psychology of women and men of all cultures-readers will learn much to take with them. For individuals seeking an introduction to psychology.
Summary: Through lively writing and stimulating examples, authors Wade and Tavris invite readers to actively explore the field of psychology and the fundamentals of critical and scientific thinking. Invitation to Psychology presents the science of psychology according to six areas of the learner's experience: Your Self, Your Body, Your Mind, Your Environment, Your Mental Health and Your Life. This unique organization engages readers from the very beginning and gives them a framework for thinking about human behavior. Incorporating many active learning and critical thinking features, a balance of classic and contemporary research, and thorough integration of the psychology of women and men of all cultures-readers will learn much to take with them. For individuals seeking an introduction to psychology. ...show less
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Table of Contents 1 What Is Psychology? 3 Part 1 Your Self 2 Theories of Personality 39 3 Development Over the Life Span 71 Part 2 Your Body 4 Neurons, Hormones, and the Brain 109 5 Consciousness: Body Rhythms and Mental States 143 6 Sensation and Perception 175 Part 3 Your Mind 7 Thinking and Intelligence 213 8 Memory 251 Part 4 Your Environment 9 Learning 285 10 Behavior in Social and Cultural Context 317 Part 5 Your Mental Health 11 Psychological Disorders 353 12 Approaches to Treatment and Therapy 389 Part 6 Your Life 13 Emotion, Stress, and Health 417 14 The Major Motives of Life: Love, Sex, Food, and Work 451
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