Invitation to Psychology

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Through lively writing and stimulating examples, authors Carole Wade and Carol 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.

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For one-semester introductory psychology courses in colleges. This shorter version of Wade and Tavris' best-selling text, Psychology, offers a new 13 chapter approach for one-semester courses. It maintains the same high quality writing, focus on critical thinking, attention to multicultural and gender issues, and commitment to the debates of psychology as well as the "Quick Quizzes," "Get Involved," and "Taking Psychology With You" features.

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Written in a compelling manner and loaded with real-world applications, this condensed version of Wade and Tavris' bestseller Psychology maintains its focus on critical thinking, attention to gender and multicultural issues, and commitment to the debates of psychology, and offers the support of companion websites that include test questions, web connections, message board, seven chapter corresponding premium site modules, web news, web survey, interactive lectures, guided reviews, and much more. Covers five major areas—yourself, your body, your mind, your environment, your mental health, and your life. Includes full chapters on the science of psychology; the theories of personality; development over the life span; neurons, hormones and the brain; sensation and perception; thinking and intelligence; memory; learning; behavior in social and cultural context; psychological disorders; approaches to treatment and therapy; emotion, stress, and health; and the major motives of life: love, sex, food, and work. For psychologists, psychotherapists, and readers interested in exploring the inner workings of the human mind.

@BULLET = Features chapter-opening vignettes based on real newspaper stories, "Get Involved" hands-on application exercises and demonstrations; end-of-chapter "Taking Psychology With You" sections that draw on research in the chapter end-of-chapter sections—Draws on research in the chapter. @SUBBULLET = Helps students tackle topics of practical concern. Ex.___ @BULLET = "Quick Quizzes"—After each major section of the text. @SUBBULLET = Actively tests students' comprehension. Ex.___ @CONTENTSBEG =

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