ISBN13:978-0132432382 ISBN10: 0132432382 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0131275577 ISBN10: 0131275577
Summary: With lively writing and stimulating examples, this text truly IS "inviting". It offers students a comfortable environment to actively explore the field of psychology and the fundamentals of critical and scientific thinking. Invitation to Psychology is organized in a way that makes the material very student-friendly; 14 chapters grouped according to six areas of the student's experience: Your Self; Your Body; Your Mind; Your Environment; Your Mental Health;
and Your Life. This helps students to make connections between what they read and what they experience.
Summary: With lively writing and stimulating examples, this text truly IS "inviting". It offers students a comfortable environment to actively explore the field of psychology and the fundamentals of critical and scientific thinking. Invitation to Psychology is organized in a way that makes the material very student-friendly; 14 chapters grouped according to six areas of the student's experience: Your Self; Your Body; Your Mind; Your Environment; Your Mental Health; and Your Life. This helps students to make connections between what they read and what they experience. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Pearson Education Canada Year Published: 2006 International: No
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1. What is Psychology?
Part I. Your Self
2. Theories of Personality 3. Development Over the Life Span
Part II. Your Body
4. Neurons, Hormones, and the Brain 5. Consciousness. Body Rhythms and Mental States 6. Sensation and Perception
Part III. Your Mind
7. Thinking and Intelligence 8. Memory
Part IV. Your Environment
9. Learning 10. Behaviour in Social and Cultural Context
Part V. Your Mental Health
11. Psychological Disorders 12. Approaches to Treatment and Therapy
Part VI. Your Life
13. Emotion, Stress, and Health 14. The Major Motives of Life. Love, Sex, Food, and Work
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