8 Psychology, Neuroscience, & Behaviour

Introduction to Psychology – First Canadian Edition

This textbook is an adaptation of the open Introduction to Psychology book by Charles Stangor, a professor of psychology at the University of Maryland. A psychology professor from Royal Roads University adapted it as part of the B.C. Open Textbook Project and added several case studies, examples, and sections. This textbook, and its original version, have both been successfully adopted and has over a 4.5/5 rating from several professors.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, applications, summaries, case studies, and exercises and critical thinking problems.

May suit: PSYCH 1X03/1XX3, 1N03/1NN3, 1F03.

Psychology: OpenStax

This OpenStax textbook written by a professor of psychology covers all of the first-year psychology concepts. It has been successfully adopted and was written with diversity, both of the discipline and of the students taking the courses, in mind.

Includes: applications, instructor resources, student resources, animations and simulations, as well as content, critical thinking, and reflection exercises.

May suit: PSYCH 1X03/1XX3, 1N03/1NN3, 1F03.

Discover Psychology 2.0 – A Brief Introductory Text

As part of the Noba project for free textbooks, this text was written by psychology professor Dr. Diener and his son Dr. Biswas-Diener. The textbook covers all of the material of introductory psychology and combines the works of many contributors.

Includes: instructor resources, external resources, applications, discussion questions, and summaries.

May suit: PSYCH 1X03/1XX3, 1N03/1NN3, 1F03.

Research Methods in Psychology: 2nd Canadian Edition

This peer-reviewed open textbook introduces students to the fundamental principles of what it is like to think like a psychology researcher. It connects research being generated in Canada as well as provide an accurate picture of the Canadian context for ethical human research. This textbook is an adaptation of one written by Paul C. Price (California State University, Fresno).

Includes: exercises, key takeaways, and glossary.

Neuroscience (Ju)

This is a comprehensive source that examines the nervous system, neurodegeneration, techniques in studying neuroscience and emerging topics in the field. It was made by a faculty member at the University of Toronto.

Includes: Interactive questions, flowcharts, figures.

May suit: PNB 2XB3.



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