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Biopsychology, Global Edition, 11th Edition

John P. J. Pinel
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Biopsychology, Global Edition, 11th Edition

By John P. J. Pinel, Steven J. Barnes
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Author
John P. J. Pinel
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Edition
11th
ISBN
9781292351933
Published Date
30/03/2021
For courses in Physiological Psychology and Biopsychology.

A student-focused approach to how the central nervous system governs behaviour

Biopsychology, 11th Edition presents a clear, engaging introduction to the discipline through a unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse. Addressing students directly, authors John Pinel and Steven Barnes interweave the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, social issues, personal implications, useful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes. The 11th Edition incorporates two new emerging themes (“thinking about epigenetics” and “consciousness”) and includes up-to-date coverage of recent developments in the field.
Table of contents
  • Part One: What Is Biopsychology?
  • Chapter 1. Biopsychology as a Neuroscience: What Is Biopsychology, Anyway?
  • Part Two: Foundations of Biopsychology
  • Chapter 2. Evolution, Genetics, and Experience: Thinking about the Biology of Behavior
  • Chapter 3. Anatomy of the Nervous System: Systems, Structures, and Cells That Make Up Your Nervous System
  • Chapter 4. Neural Conduction and Synaptic Transmission: How Neurons Send and Receive Signals
  • Chapter 5. The Research Methods of Biopsychology: Understanding What Biopsychologists Do
  • Part Three: Sensory and Motor Systems
  • Chapter 6. The Visual System: How We See
  • Chapter 7. Sensory Systems, Perception, and Attention: How You Know the World
  • Chapter 8. The Sensorimotor System: How You Move
  • Part Four: Brain Plasticity
  • Chapter 9. Development of the Nervous System: From Fertilized Egg to You
  • Part Five: Biopsychology of Motivation
  • Chapter 10. Brain Damage and Neuroplasticity: Can the Brain Recover from Damage?
  • Chapter 11. Learning, Memory, and Amnesia: How Your Brain Stores Information
  • Chapter 12. Hunger, Eating, and Health: Why Do So Many People Eat Too Much?
  • Chapter 13. Hormones and Sex: What’s Wrong with the Mamawawa?
  • Chapter 14. Sleep, Dreaming, and Circadian Rhythms: How Much Do You Need to Sleep?
  • Chapter 15: Drug Use, Drug Addiction, and the Brain’s Reward Circuits
  • Part Six: Disorders of Cognition and Emotion
  • Chapter 16. Lateralization, Language, and the Split Brain: The Left Brain and Right Brain
  • Chapter 17. Biopsychology of Emotion, Stress, and Health: Fear, the Dark Side of Emotion
  • Chapter 18. Biopsychology of Psychiatric Disorders: The Brain Unhinged
  • Glossary