Sdorow PSYCHOLOGY,5th edition,takes students on a journey of scientific discovery through psychology. This elegantly written and balanced introduction to Psychology is brimming with interesting examples that are inclusive with regard to gender and culture. With a strong historical context and an emphasis on the research that defines psychology,Sdorow provides faculty and students with a winning combination of content,readability,and interest. Sdorow,promotes critical thinking and an appreciation of psychology as a science by exploring the research that defines the discipline. Research processes are examined in depth in the "Anatomy of a Research Study" section in each chapter from 2 to 17. The book presents the major perspectives of the discipline in a balanced and scholarly manner,with attention to,but not excessive,detail and up to date coverage of major research studies .