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Biological Psychology (with CD-ROM) / Edition 9
     

Biological Psychology (with CD-ROM) / Edition 9

by James W. Kalat
 

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ISBN-10: 0495090794

ISBN-13: 9780495090793

Pub. Date: 05/19/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Dr. James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY is the best selling text in the market because of its extremely high level of scholarship, clear and occasionally humorous writing style, and precise examples integrated throughout the text. Throughout all nine editions, the goal has been to make biological psychology accessible to psychology students, not just to biology

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Dr. James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY is the best selling text in the market because of its extremely high level of scholarship, clear and occasionally humorous writing style, and precise examples integrated throughout the text. Throughout all nine editions, the goal has been to make biological psychology accessible to psychology students, not just to biology majors and pre-meds. The goal has also been to convey the excitement of the search for biological explanations of behavior. Kalat argues that biological psychology is "the most interesting topic in the world," and this text convinces many students. Try-it-yourself activities in the book and on-line help illustrate phenomena and procedures described in the text. Accuracy, currency and a clear presentation style have always been the trademark signature of this text and this Ninth Edition has taken these qualities to the next level. An extremely skilled teacher, Dr. Kalat has written a text that not only speaks to today's students but to their professors as well. Accuracy, currency and a clear presentation style have always been the trademark signature of this text and this Ninth Edition has taken these qualities to the next level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495090793
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/19/2006
Edition description:
9TH BK&CDR
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Major Issues. 2. Nerve Cells and Nerve Impulses. 3. Synapses. 4. Anatomy of the Nervous System. 5. Development and Plasticity of the Brain. 6. Vision. 7. The Other Sensory Systems. 8. Movement. 9. Wakefulness and Sleep. 10. Internal Regulation. 11. Reproductive Behaviors. 12. Emotional Behaviors. 13. The Biology of Learning and Memory. 14. Cognitive Functions. 15. Psychological Disorders. Appendix A: Brief, Basic Chemistry. Appendix B: Society for Neuroscience Policies on the Use of Animals and Human Subjects in Neuroscience. Research.

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