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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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 =About the Author:
Aurelius Prochazka, a pioneer in building interactive, user-driven websites, cofounded Creative Internet Design, Inc. and ArsDigita Corporation. Aurelius coauthored "RailsSpace: Building a Social Networking Website with Ruby on Rails," He is the principal developer of Caltech's main site (caltech.edu), as well as its Admissions and Alumni sites. Aurelius holds a Ph.D. in Computational Fluid Dynamics from Caltech and is now Principal Scientist at CoolEarth, a solar energy startup.
CAROL TAVRIS is a social psychologist, lecturer, and writer whose books include Anger and The Mismeasure of Woman. She has written on psychological topics for the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Scientific American, and many other publications. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, and a member of the editorial board of Psychological Science in the Public Interest. She lives in Los Angeles.
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