Invitation to Psychology, 8th edition

  • Carole Wade, 
  • Carol Tavris, 
  • Samuel R Sommers, 
  • Lisa M. Shin

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Overview

Invitation to Psychology weaves scientific and critical thinking into the fabric of psychological science. Authors Carole Wade, Carol Tavris, Samuel Sommers and Lisa Shin empower you to separate fact from fiction and to distinguish wishful thinking from thinking wisely. In so doing, they inspire you to ask questions and be willing to wonder, essential skills for learning how to think like psychologists.

The 8th Edition has been updated with coverage of impactful recent events such as the widely felt implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. An expanded focus on recent real-world events and popular culture illustrates the relevance of psychological principles in understanding our world today.

Published by Pearson (December 6th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137588589

Subject: Psychology

Category: Introduction to Psychology

Overview

Brief Contents

  1. What Is Psychology?
  2. The Brain and the Nervous System
  3. Sensation and Perception
  4. Consciousness and Sleep
  5. Learning
  6. Memory
  7. Thinking and Intelligence
  8. The Major Motives. Food, Love, Sex, and Work
  9. Emotion, Stress, and Health
  10. Development Over the Lifespan
  11. Social Psychology
  12. Theories of Personality
  13. Psychological Disorders
  14. Approaches to Treatment and Therapy

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