An introduction to psychology that focuses on applications to students’ own lives
Mastering the World of Psychology provides students a solid introduction to the diverse field of psychology — and how it applies to their lives. Authors Samuel Wood, Ellen Green Wood, and Denise Boyd present theory and research in an engaging and accessible fashion, with plenty of opportunities for students to test their understanding and hone their critical-thinking skills. The Sixth Edition has been thoroughly updated and now incorporates several contemporary themes in order to give students an up-to-date view of the discipline.
NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.
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