INTRODUCTION TO BIOPSYCHOLOGY

Συγγραφέας : ANDREW WICKENS

Έτος Έκδοσης : 2009
Σελίδες : 664
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Εκδοτικός Οίκος : PEARSON
Διαθεσιμότητα: ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΗ ΣΕ 3-6 ΕΡΓΑΣΙΜΕΣ ΕΦΟΣΟΝ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΔΙΑΘΕΣΙΜΟ ΑΠΟ ΤΟΝ ΕΚΔΟΤΗ
Κωδικός προϊόντος: 9780132052962
€69,95
€66,45
Assumes no background knowledge in biology or psychology and will help any biopsychology student keep abreast of the latest developments in this dynamic and forward-looking area of psychology This edition: Includes a NEW comprehensive and wide-ranging chapter on sensory systems, which affect our perception and understanding of the world around us Includes a NEW chapter providing a unique insight into degenerative diseases of the brain including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases Contains an extensively revised chapter on emotion, including information on the fascinating role of frontal lobes in behaviour, and the rise and fall of psychosurgery Has been substantially re-written and extended throughout to provide more information and detail on all key areas of the syllabus Places a strong emphasis on the historical development of the subject to help students gain a deeper understanding of the main themes in biopsychology Describes exciting and up-to-date research, including recent advances in cognitive neuroscience and genetics, which illustrates how the discipline is moving forward. New special interest boxes that provide new insights into the brain and will stimulate debate. These include topics such as: how laughter affects the same areas of the brain as cocaine; what happens when a blind person sees again; and whether your sleeping habits make you a lark or an owl! This edition includes bibliographies to encourage further reading, and a detailed glossary to help students get to grips with key concepts. It also features search terms to help students locate further information on the Internet. The companion website to Introduction to Biopsychology has also been substantially updated and can be found at www.pearsoned.co.uk/wickens. This fantastic learning tool provides additional support for students and includes: * Interactive animations to bring study of the brain to life * Min