By John P. J. Pinel, Steven Barnes
For courses in Physiological Psychology and Biopsychology 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 10th Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect this rapidly progressing scientific field. The full text downloaded to your computer With eBooks you can: search for key concepts, words and phrases make highlights and notes as you study share your notes with friends eBooks are downloaded to your computer and accessible either offline through the Bookshelf (available as a free download), available online and also via the iPad and Android apps. Upon purchase, you'll gain instant access to this eBook. Time limit The eBooks products do not have an expiry date. You will continue to access your digital ebook products whilst you have your Bookshelf installed.
1 Biopsychology as a Neuroscience: What Is Biopsychology, Anyway?
2 Evolution, Genetics, and Experience: Thinking About the Biology of Behavior
3 Anatomy of the Nervous System: Systems, Structures, and Cells That Make Up Your Nervous System
4 Neural Conduction and Synaptic Transmission: How Neurons Send and Receive Signals
5 The Research Methods of Biopsychology: Understanding What Biopsychologists Do
6 The Visual System: How We See
7 Mechanisms of Perception: Hearing, Touch, Smell, Taste, and Attention: How You Know the World
8 The Sensorimotor System: How You Move
9 Development of the Nervous System: From Fertilized Egg to You
10 Brain Damage and Neuroplasticity: Can the Brain Recover from Damage?
11 Learning, Memory, and Amnesia: How Your Brain Stores Information
12 Hunger, Eating, and Health: Why Do Many People Eat Too Much?
13 Hormones and Sex: What’s Wrong with the Mamawawa?
14 Sleep, Dreaming, and Circadian Rhythms: How Much Do You Need to Sleep?
15 Drug Use, Drug Addiction, and the Brain’s Reward Circuits: Chemicals That Harm with Pleasure
16 Lateralization, Language, and the Split Brain: The Left Brain and Right Brain
17 Biopsychology of Emotion, Stress, and Health: Fear, the Dark Side of Emotion
18 Biopsychology of Psychiatric Disorders: The Brain Unhinged