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Introduction to Psychology

Version 2.1
By Charles Stangor

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  • Each chapter has a Research Focus that remind students of the importance of empirical research.
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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Introduction to Psychology.

Introduction to Psychology is a concise and conceptual introduction to the subject. Stangor focuses on behavior and empiricism throughout the text in an effort to better organize the material with fewer chapters, making it ideal for a one-semester introductory course.

New in This Version

  • Updated with new references to DSM-V.
  • Reorganized chapters to present social psychology earlier in the textbook, allowing for a better flow of information and concepts.
  • Many updates of theory and research examples throughout text along with hundreds of contemporary citations.
  • Enhanced focus on critical thinking, with expanded exercises and critical thinking questions in every chapter.
Instructor’s Manual

Instructor’s Manual

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Instructor’s Manual

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

A PowerPoint presentation highlighting key learning objectives and the main concepts for each chapter are available for you to use in your classroom. You can either cut and paste sections or use the presentation as a whole.

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Test Item File

Test Item File

Need assistance in supplementing your quizzes and tests? Our test-item files (in Word format) contain many multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions.

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Charles Stangor University of Maryland - College Park

Charles Stangor is former Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland. He has also taught at the University of Tübingen in Germany. He received his B.A. from Beloit College and his Ph.D. from New York University. Dr. Stangor is the recipient of research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and from the National Science Foundation. He has published seven books and over fifty research articles and book chapters, and has served as an associate editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology. Dr. Stangor's research interests concern the development of stereotypes and prejudice, and their influences on individuals who are potential victims of discrimination. He is a charter fellow of the American Psychological Society and currently serves as a member of the executive committee of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology. Dr. Stangor regularly teaches Social Psychology (Psyc 221), Research Methods (Psyc 420) and, at the graduate level, Group Processes (Psyc 742). Dr. Stangor has also won a distinguished teaching award from the University of Maryland.

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