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Physiological psychology explores questions that utterly captivate students, but the wealth and complexity of the information can be daunting. When it comes to making this field clearer and relevant to uninitiated students, no introductory text can match Kolb and Whishaw’s An Introduction to Brain and Behavior.
Kolb and Whishaw’s distinctive approach to contemporary brain science engages students by answering the basic questions about the interplay between brain and behavior—answers that incorporate the latest clinical and technological developments in research with fascinating case studies creating an accessible, engaging, student-friendly textbook.
Now focused more than ever on new technologies used to research the brain and behavior, and featuring new study tools, new art, and new media support, An Introduction to Brain and Behavior, Third Edition is the most exciting edition yet of this extraordinary text.
1. What Are the Origins of Brain and Behavior?
2. How Does the Nervous System Function?
3. What Are the Functional Units of the Nervous System?
4. How Do Neurons Use Electrical Activity to Transmit Information?
5. How Do Neurons Use Electrochemical Signals to Communicate and Adapt?
6. How Do Drugs and Hormones Influence the Brain and Behavior?
7. How Do We Study the Brain’s Structure and Functions?
8. How Does the Nervous System Develop and Adapt?
9. How Do We Sense, Perceive, and See the World?
10. How Do We Hear, Speak, and Make Music?
11 How Does the Nervous System Respond to Stimulation and Produce Movement?
12. What Causes Emotional and Motivated Behavior?
13. Why Do We Sleep and Dream?
14. How Do We Learn and Remember?
15. How Does the Brain Think?
16. What Happens When the Brain Misbehaves?
Posted August 14, 2011
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