Social Science, Psychology
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Rice University
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OpenStax College


Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. 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. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.

Senior Contributing Authors

Rose M. Spielman, Formerly of Quinnipiac University

Contributing Authors

Kathryn Dumper, Bainbridge State College

William Jenkins, Mercer University

Arlene Lacombe, Saint Joseph's University

Marilyn Lovett, Livingstone College

Marion Perlmutter, University of Michigan