Introduces the fundamentals of psychology. Presenting the methods and applications of psychology in a concise and informal manner, the book reinforces essential concepts with student activities and questions at the end of each chapter. Subject areas include motivation, perception, learning, memory, personality, psychotherapy, and social, developmental, and abnormal psychology. Other high-interest topics: adolescence, the biological foundations of behavior, and psychology as a factor in selected social problems.
Grades 10 and up. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Answer key.