This text is a well written shorter introduction to Biopsychology. It is uncomplicated and crystal clear in its style and has a very student friendly structure. Each chapter briefly covers the historical developments of each topic before addressing the latest research and findings.
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.
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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.
Foundations of Biopsychology by Andrew Wickens
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Pearson Education (US)
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