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Real World Psychology, 2nd Edition


Real World Psychology, 2nd Edition balances comprehensive coverage of the key concepts in introductory Psychology with a concise writing style and engages students with current and interesting research that explores these concepts in real-life contexts. Students will leave the course with an appreciation of how a basic knowledge of psychology can benefit them in their careers and daily lives.

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