For undergraduate introductory courses in psychology. Through lively writing and stimulating examples, the text invites students to actively explore the field of psychology and the fundamentals of critical and scientific thinking. Invitation to Psychology presents the science of psychology according to six areas of the student's experience: Your Self, Your Body, Your Mind, Your Environment, Your Mental Health and Your Life. This unique organization engages students from the very beginning and gives them a framework for thinking about human behavior. Incorporating many of the active learning and critical thinking features from their best-selling comprehensive text —a balance of classic and contemporary research, and thorough integration of the psychology of women and men of all cultures—students will learn much to take with them.