Introduction to Psychology

Meaghan Altman

The goal of Introduction to Psychology is to give students an exciting experience that also helps them retain what they’ve learned in the long term. The text presents material including methods, memory and states of consciousness with 800+ interspersed questions, formative assessments, interactive multimedia and simulations woven in to gauge comprehension, support memory and increase engagement. Beyond simply reading the material, this approach helps students experience psychological phenomenons to better understand and apply the content in this course and beyond.

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Table of Contents for Introduction to Psychology

  • About this Course
  • Chapter 1: What is Psychology?
  • Chapter 2: Methods
  • Chapter 3: Biology & Neuroscience
  • Chapter 4: Development
  • Chapter 5: Sensation & Perception
  • Chapter 6: States of Consciousness
  • Chapter 7: Learning
  • Chapter 8: Memory
  • Chapter 9: Language & Thought
  • Chapter 10: Intelligence
  • Chapter 11: Motivation & Emotion
  • Chapter 12: Personality
  • Chapter 13: Social Psychology

Key features

  • 3D models of complex human anatomy support students in learning sensation, perception, and more
  • Simulations let students experience different psychological phenomena
  • 800+ interspersed questions are designed to support memory