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Biopsychology, Global Edition, 10th Edition

John P.J. Pinel and Steven Barnes


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ISBN / EAN: 9781292158471
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For courses in Physiological Psychology and Biopsychology

Explore how the central nervous system governs behavior Biopsychology presents a clear, engaging introduction to biopsychological theory and research through a unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse. Original author John Pinel and new co-author Steven Barnes address students directly and interweave the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, useful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes that make course material personally and socially relevant to readers. In addition to expanded learning objectives that guide students through the course, the Tenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect this rapidly progressing scientific field.

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Table of Contents

PART I: WHAT IS BIOPSYCHOLOGY?

  1. Biopsychology as a Neuroscience: What Is Biopsychology, Anyway?

PART II: FOUNDATIONS OF BIOPSYCHOLOGY

  1. Evolution, Genetics, and Experience: Thinking about the Biology of Behavior
  2. Anatomy of the Nervous System: Systems, Structures, and Cells That Make Up Your Nervous System
  3. Neural Conduction and Synaptic Transmission: How Neurons Send and Receive Signals
  4. The Research Methods of Biopsychology: Understanding What Biopsychologists Do

PART III: SENSORY AND MOTOR SYSTEMS

  1. The Visual System: How We See
  2. Mechanisms of Perception: Hearing, Touch, Smell, Taste, and Attention: How You Know the World
  3. The Sensorimotor System: How You Move

PART IV: BRAIN PLASTICITY

  1. Development of the Nervous System: From Fertilized Egg to You
  2. Brain Damage and Neuroplasticity: Can the Brain Recover from Damage?
  3. Learning, Memory, and Amnesia: How Your Brain Stores Information

PART V: BIOPSYCHOLOGY OF MOTIVATION

  1. Hunger, Eating, and Health: Why Do Many People Eat Too Much?
  2. Hormones and Sex: What's Wrong with the Mamawawa?
  3. Sleep, Dreaming, and Circadian Rhythms: How Much Do You Need to Sleep?
  4. Drug Use, Drug Addiction, and the Brain's Reward Circuits: Chemicals That Harm with Pleasure

PART VI: DISORDERS OF COGNITION AND EMOTION

  1. Lateralization, Language, and the Split Brain: The Left Brain and the Right Brain
  2. Biopsychology of Emotion, Stress, and Health: Fear, the Dark Side of Emotion
  3. Biopsychology of Psychiatric Disorders: The Brain Unhinged

Product Details

Author
John P.J. Pinel, Steven Barnes
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited
Year
2017
ISBN-10
1292158476
ISBN-13
9781292158471
Format
Paperback
Edition
10th
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
624
Publication Date
2017-03-30
Media
Book
Textbook
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