Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology / Edition 3

Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology / Edition 3

by Bob L. Garrett
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1412981689
ISBN-13:
9781412981682
Pub. Date:
11/03/2010
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology / Edition 3

Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behavior, engaging students immediately with easily accessible content. Bob Garrett uses colorful illustrations and thought-provoking facts while maintaining a “big-picture” approach that students will appreciate. Don’t be surprised when they reach their “eureka” moment and exclaim, “Now I understand what was going on with Uncle Edgar!”

Praise for the Second Edition of Brain & Behavior:

"Great book- excellent instructional design and graphics with practical applications. "—Robin Steed, MA, LOTR, Louisiana State University Health Science Center

“My students liked the organization of Garrett. They thought it was easy to read and an appropriate resource for this course.” —Charles Long, University of Memphis

“I have been searching for a book that would thoroughly treat all of the concepts in brain and behavior while also being easy enough for the student to read without becoming overwhelmed. I think that the Garrett text might be an answer to my problem.” —Natalie Ceballos, Texas State University

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412981682
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/03/2010
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 615
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Biopsychology?
I. Neural Foundations of Behavior: The Basic Equipment
2. Communication Within the Nervous System
3. The Organization and Functions of the Nervous System
4. The Methods and Ethics of Research
II. Motivation and Emotion: What Makes Us Go
5. Drugs, Addiction, and Reward
6. Motivation and the Regulation of Internal States
7. The Biology of Sex and Gender
8. Emotion and Health
III. Interacting With the World
9. Hearing and Language
10. Vision and Visual Perception
11. The Body Senses and Movement
IV. Complex Behavior
12. Learning and Memory
13. Intelligence and Cognitive Functioning
14. Psychological Disorders
15. Sleep and Consciousness

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