Psychologyis designed to meet the scope and sequence for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. For many students/ this may be their only college-level psychology course. As such/ this textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of psychology and understand how those concepts apply to their lives. The authors strive to make psychology/ as a discipline/ interesting and accessible to students. A comprehensive coverage of core concepts is grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research/ including coverage of the DSM-5 in discussions of psychological disorders. The text incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline/ as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe. OpenStax College has compiled many resources for faculty and students/ from faculty-only content to interactive homework and study guides.