Invitation to Psychology

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9780131675988: Invitation to Psychology


For undergraduate introductory courses in psychology.


This text highlights the importance of critical thinking and the inclusion of culture and gender in the science of psychology.


 Through lively writing and stimulating examples, the text invites students 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 student's experience: Your Self, Your Body, Your Mind, Your Environment, Your Mental Health and Your Life. This unique organization engages students from the very beginning and gives them a framework for thinking about human behavior. Hallmark features of this best-selling introductory text include: active learning features, an emphasis on critical thinking, a balance of classic and contemporary research, and thorough integration of culture and gender.

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About the Author:

Carole Wade is affiliated with the Dominican University in California. Her Ph.D. is in cognitive psychology and her areas of interest include gender, ethnicity and a focus on the teaching and development of critical thinking skills.

Carol Tavris earned her Ph.D. in social psychology and as a writer and lecturer focuses on educating the public about the importance of critical and scientific thinking in psychology.

Dr. Wade and Dr. Tavris are Fellows of the American Psychological Association and charter members of the American Psychological Society.

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