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INTRODUCTION TO BIOPSYCHOLOGY, GLOBAL EDITION

PAPERBACK BY PINEL, JOHN P. J.

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ISBN
9781292058917
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PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
 
 
EDITION
9TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
576 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
12 JUN 2014

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Were you looking for the book with access to MyPsychLab? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyPsychLab. Buy Introduction to Biopsychology with MyPsychLab access card 9e (ISBN 9781292059297) if you need access to the MyLab as well, and save money on this brilliant resource. Delves into how the central nervous system governs behaviour Introduction to Biopsychology, 9/e, introduces the study of the biology of behaviour; that is, the neural mechanisms of psychological processes in the central nervous system. This program combines biopsychogical science and student-oriented discussion, interweaving the basics of this specialized field with clinical case studies and exploring the personal and social implications that arise. The author encourages interactive learning and creative thinking. His clear and engaging presentation makes the material personally and socially relevant to readers.

CONTENTS

Brief Table of Contents Part One: What Is Biopsychology?Chapter1: Biopsychology as a Neuroscience Part Two: Foundations of BiopsychologyChapter 2: Evolution,Genetics, and ExperienceChapter 3: Anatomy of the Nervous SystemChapter 4: Neural Conduction and Synaptic TransmissionChapter 5: The Research Methods of Biopsychology Part Three: Sensory and Motor SystemsChapter 6: The Visual SystemChapter 7: Mechanisms of Perception: Hearing,Touch, Smell, Taste, and AttentionChapter 8: The Sensorimotor System Part Four: Brain PlasticityChapter 9: Development of the Nervous SystemChapter 10: Brain Damage and NeuroplasticityChapter 11: Learning, Memory, and Amnesia Part Five: Biopsychology of MotivationChapter 12: Hunger, Eating, and HealthChapter 13: Hormones and SexChapter 14: Sleep, Dreaming, and Circadian RhythmsChapter 15: Drug Addiction and the Brain's Reward Circuits Part Six: Disorders of Cognition and EmotionChapter 16: Lateralization, Language, and the Split BrainChapter 17: Biopsychology of Emotion, Stress, and HealthChapter 18: Biopsychology of Psychiatric Disorders