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Invitation to Psychology (5th Edition) is an engaging introductory-level psychology book by Carole Wade and Carol Tavris. Written mainly for incoming freshmen taking related electives as well as beginner psychology majors, it uses engaging examples and presents the science of the mind in a way students can easily relate to their own mental health and...
Invitation to Psychology (5th Edition) is an engaging introductory-level psychology book by Carole Wade and Carol Tavris. Written mainly for incoming freshmen taking related electives as well as beginner psychology majors, it uses engaging examples and presents the science of the mind in a way students can easily relate to their own mental health and their environment. Its unique framework makes it easy for learners to understand psychology as it relates to everyday living. This textbook balances contemporary and classic researches and tackles the latest issues in gender and culture. It starts off with a definition of psychology, then continues to discuss the theories of personality, development over the life span, neurons, hormones, and the brain, body rhythms and mental states, and sensation and perception. Thinking and intelligence, memory, learning and conditioning, and behavior in social and cultural contexts are also explained. Invitation to Psychology (5th Edition) - ISBN 9780205035199 discusses emotion, stress, and health and the major motives of life, which is food, love, sex, and work. This edition has been updated with active learning features. Students will also find a CD version; those who want more information and examples can easily access the online supplement. Lead author Carole Wade has written other acclaimed psychology books and focuses her research efforts on diversity issues and critical thinking skills. She earned her Ph.D from the prestigious Stanford University. Co-author Carol Tavris earned her doctorate degree from the University of Michigan and has written many other handbooks on psychology, all of which have been well-received.
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