Introduction to Psychology: The Full Noba Collection

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Pub Date: 2016

ISBN 13:

Publisher: Noba

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Reviewed by Bonnie Ekstrom, Online Adjunct Instructor, University of Minnesota Crookston, on 5/22/2018.

The chapter on Personality Traits was clear and concise yet dealt with one of the most controversial issues in personality: the person-situation … read more



Reviewed by Sabrina Schroerlucke, Instructor of Psychology, Portland Community College, on 6/21/2017.

I am planning to use this text for an Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science course and feel that it is comparatively thorough to the major … read more



Reviewed by Mikle South, Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, on 12/6/2016.

The comprehensiveness of this textbook is a real strength. There are 100 or more individual modules covering everything included in a standard intro … read more



Reviewed by Meagan Coffield, Instructor , West Virginia University , on 12/6/2016.

The text provides a great overview of all the material. It contains several modules covering all areas of psychology, specifically all of the topics … read more



Reviewed by Dr. Mary Ann Woodman, Adjunct Professor, Rogue Community College in Oregon, on 8/22/2016.

I feel extremely impressed with the 15 sections containing 93 Modules covering most areas taught in General Psychology. The table of contents and … read more



Reviewed by Ben Bryan, Adjunct Faculty, Rogue Community College, on 8/22/2016.

This book seems to reasonably cover introductory psychology concepts as appropriate for an entry level psychology course. The three textbooks I have … read more



Reviewed by Elizabeth Richey, Assistant Professor, Miami University, on 8/22/2016.

Extremely comprehensive. The text covered all the topics I would expect for a basic introduction to psychology course, and there were many additional … read more



Reviewed by Gary Brase, Professor, Kansas State University, on 8/22/2016.

The full Noba collection has 93 “learning modules”, which are designed to cover every area of psychology at an introductory level. These modules have … read more


Table of Contents

  • Psychology As Science
  • Biological Basis of Behavior 
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Development
  • Cognition and Language
  • Learning and Memory
  • Social
  • Personality
  • Emotions and Motivation
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Well-Being

About the Book

This textbook represents the entire catalog of Noba topics. It contains 90 learning modules covering every area of psychology commonly taught in introductory courses. This book can be modified: feel free to rearrange or remove modules to better suit your specific needs. Please note that the publisher requires you to login to access and download the textbooks.

About the Contributors


Robert Biswas-Diener has written a number of books including Happiness: Unlocking the mysteries of psychological wealth and The Courage Quotient. He is senior editor for the free-textbook platform, Noba.

Ed Diener is a psychologist, professor, and author. Diener is a professor of psychology at the Universities of Utah and Virginia, and Joseph R. Smiley Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of Illinois as well as a senior scientist for the Gallup Organization.