Brain & Behavior

Brain & Behavior

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The Fourth Edition of Brain a Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology by Bob Garrett showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behavior, engaging students immediately with easily accessible content. Bob Garrett uses colorful illustrations and thought-provoking facts while maintaining a a€œbig-picturea€ approach that students will appreciate. Dona€™t be surprised when they reach their a€œeurekaa€ moment and exclaim, a€œNow I understand what was going on with Uncle Edgar!a€ a€œ [T]he topic coverage is excellent. It is what a student taking an Introductory Biological Psychology course should walk away with.a€ a€”William Meil, Indiana University of Pennsylvania a€œI absolutely love this book. I think it is head and shoulders above any other.a€b The book is just right. I have used every edition so far and students seem to read it and grasp the concepts well. It is clearly written, well illustrated, and explains concepts in an engaging and understandable way. The text reads like it shoulda€”a wonderfully written book. It almost reads like a novel, progressing through the topics with a fluency that is rare. Ita€™s perfect for my students.a€ a€”Carol L. DeVolder, St. Ambrose University a€œThe text is well organized and has excellent artwork depicting complex brain functions.a€ a€”Dr. Catherine Powers Ozyurt, Bay Path College a€œExcellent use of artwork, good coverage of a range of topics within each chapter.a€ a€”M. Foster Olive, Arizona State University... won the gold medal in the 800-meter race at the 2009 World Championships Sex, Gender, andSports in Athletics, her strong ... However, physical examination was soon rejected as unacceptable to many women, and chromosome testing turned ... 2012 that it will bar athletes from competing as females if they have triple the normal level of testosterone for a female. ... it would pay for corrective What is normal was left unspecified, and the IOC indicated that it surgery; the surgery wouldanbsp;...

Title:Brain & Behavior
Author:Bob Garrett
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2014-06-30


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