The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders.
Introduction to Psychology has been created from a combination of original content and materials compiled and adapted from several open educational resources. It is intended for a first-year, introduction to Psychology course.
Introduction to Psychology utilizes the dual theme of behavior and empiricism to make psychology relevant to intro students. The author wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. Psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study.
An introductory Psychology text with modules on various major topics, including Developmental Psychology, Sensation & Perception, Consciousness, Learning, Memory, and Psychological Disorders, among others.
The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research.