Discovering Biological Psychology

Discovering Biological Psychology

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With its comprehensive, authoritative coverage and student-centered pedagogy, DISCOVERING BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2nd Edition is ideal for a broad range of students taking a beginning undergraduate course in biological or physiological psychology. The book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. Written by an author with nearly 30 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League, this text presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is both accessible to beginning and less-prepared students and appealing to students with stronger backgrounds. As a result, the book allows instructors to teach a rigorous course that does not oversimplify the material, while keeping students excited and engaged. Reviewers have praised the texta€™s clear narrative, high-interest examples, pedagogy, and purposeful art program. The Second Edition is supported by a comprehensive and contemporary media package that includes animations, videos, lectures and an image gallery on Microsoft PowerPoint slides, student response system content, and a time-saving online homework and course management system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The fact that I ride a 1994 Harley Davidson Fat Boy, listen to vintage Rolling Stones, obsess about college football, and have ... Wii may not directly afiect the way I describe classical conditioning in sea slugs, but these are important parts of who I am. ... Reviewing othersa#39; work led to production of test banks, study guides, and instructorsa#39; manuals, coauthoring revised ... Copyright 2009 Cengage Learning.

Title:Discovering Biological Psychology
Author:Laura Freberg
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2009-02-09


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