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Test Yourself: Biological Psychology
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Test Yourself: Biological Psychology
Learning through assessment

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September 2011 | 136 pages | Learning Matters
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here

Test Yourself: Biological Psychology provides essential learning and practice through assessment for your psychology students. It enables year 1 and 2 undergraduates to assess their confidence and competence and prepare for the types of questions featured in their formal university assessments.

The book includes over 200 multiple-choice and extended multiple-choice questions, carefully designed to assess depth of knowledge. At the end of each chapter sample essay questions are provided, along with further guidance, to complement the multiple-choice questions and further test understanding. In addition, information is provided to help students make sense of their results and identify strengths and weaknesses.

 
Introduction
 
Assessing Your Interest, Competence and Confidence
 
Tips for Success: How to Succeed in Your Assessments
 
Introduction to Biological Psychology
 
The Nervous System
 
Sensory Systems I: Touch, Temperature and Pain
 
Sensory systems II: Sight, Sound, Taste and Smell
 
Motivation
 
Emotion
 
Learning and Memory
 
Language
 
Consciousness
 
Behavioural Genetics
 
Writing an Essay: A Format for Success
 
Scoring Methods in MCQs
 
MCQ Answers

This is an excellent book which will enable students to think about crucial topics in Biological Psychology providing tool to understand how they will be accessed in this filed. A true hands-on approach to the area which constitutes a great supplemental reading.

Dr Antonina Pereira
Psychology, Chichester University
February 21, 2013

Too basic for the course I teach

Ms Pam Blundell
Institute of Psychological Sciences, Leeds University
March 22, 2012

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