Foundations of Biopsychology

Foundations of Biopsychology

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Biopsychology is an area that is often seen by students as difficult to comprehend. This text aims to overcome these difficulties by the use of an uncomplicated writing style and a student-friendly structure. Each chapter will briefly cover the historical developments of each topic before addressing the latest research and findings. The material will also relate examples to clinical conditions or their treatments, allowing students to fully understand the relevance of the subject to other areas of psychology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 172 x 224 x 16mm | 598.74g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 0130109134
  • 9780130109132

Table of contents

*Introduction to Biological Psychology. *How Neurons Work. *Sensory Processes. *Eating and Hunger. *Movement and its Disorders. *Sex and Reproduction. *Emotions. *Biological Rhythms and Sleep. *Language and Cognition. *Learning and Memory. *Drugs and Addiction. *The Biological Basis of Psychiatry. *Conclusion.show more

Review quote

'The book is well-written and technically accurate. The content is thorough covering the basics of most undergraduate courses.' "Louise Dye, Senior Lecturer in Bio Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Leeds."show more