Biological Psychology: An Introduction to Behavioral, Cognitive, and Clinical Neuroscience

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Biological Psychology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive survey of the biological bases of behaviour designed for undergraduates enrolled in biological psychology, physiological psychology, or behavioural neuroscience courses. It offers a broad perspective, encompassing lucid descriptions of behaviour, evolutionary history, development, proximate mechanisms, and applications.

What's New in This Edition:

  • A special feature called 'The Cutting Edge' highlights important discoveries, relating the latest findings while illustrating the logic and methodology of experimentation and hypothesis testing.
  • Each chapter now ends with a newly created 'Visual Summary,' a poster-like layout that organizes the material graphically and directs students to the figures that reinforce each point.
  • As always, the book has an outstanding full-colour art program, including hundreds of original illustrations that make it easy to understand structures, mechanisms, and processes in the brain. For the Seventh Edition, all of the figures have been revised to achieve a contemporary graphic look.
  • Over 400 new citations keep the text current and an excellent resource.

 

Thorough and reader-friendly, Biological Psychology, Seventh Edition reveals the fascinating interactions of brain and behaviour.


The book is supplemented by two online study resources: The continuously updated Biological Psychology NewsLink site (www.biopsychology.com/news) provides links to thousands of news stories in the field, while the Companion Website (www.biopsychology.com) offers a wide range of study and review resources to help students master the material presented in the textbook, as well as coverage of additional topics. The resources include detailed Chapter Summaries/Outlines, Self-Study Questions, Animations & Videos, Activities, Online Quizzes, Flashcards & Key Terms activities, 'A Step Further' sections and a Glossary.

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Praise for previous editions: 'Extremely good introduction to the field of biological psychology. Very good illustrations, well written.' – Gerhard Vossel, Johannnes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

'An excellent book.' – Andrew Vickers, University of Central Lancashire, UK

'This is an excellent book for the undergraduate, for learning about recent developments while completing medical studies, and for reacquainting and updating a professional in the field.' – Richard J. Bodnar, Journal of the American Medical Association

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An established, comprehensive and authoritative textbook on the biological bases of behaviour with new Cognitive Neuroscience coverage and the latest research

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