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Invitation to Psychology - Study Guide / Edition 3
     

Invitation to Psychology - Study Guide / Edition 3

by Carole Wade, Carol Tavris
 

ISBN-10: 0131455214

ISBN-13: 9780131455214

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131455214
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

1What Is Psychology?3
Part 1Your Self
2Theories of Personality39
3Development Over the Life Span71
Part 2Your Body
4Neurons, Hormones, and the Brain109
5Consciousness: Body Rhythms and Mental States143
6Sensation and Perception175
Part 3Your Mind
7Thinking and Intelligence213
8Memory251
Part 4Your Environment
9Learning285
10Behavior in Social and Cultural Context317
Part 5Your Mental Health
11Psychological Disorders353
12Approaches to Treatment and Therapy389
Part 6Your Life
13Emotion, Stress, and Health417
14The Major Motives of Life: Love, Sex, Food, and Work451

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