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Introduction to Biopsychology
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Introduction to Biopsychology

Fourth Edition
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October 2021 | 736 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Understand the foundations of biological psychology and explore the stories behind important discoveries in the field.

Everything you need to know about brain and behaviour – from sensory systems, eating disorders and sleep to drugs, language and memory. This fourth edition has been fully updated throughout, and includes new figures and diagrams, revised learning features, and clear explanations of over 330 key terms.

Includes:

  • The latest research on the neural basis of mental illness, degenerative diseases, and genetics
  • Key Figure and Special Interest boxes spotlight interesting researchers, studies and discoveries of conditions
  • End-of-chapter MCQs test understanding and support your preparation for assessments
  • 250 full colour diagrams and figures illustrate the key concepts in each chapter
  • Supported by online teaching and learning resources including drag and drop exercises for students, an instructor’s manual, testbank, and PowerPoint slides.
Introduction to Biopsychology is essential reading for all Psychology students studying biological psychology.
 
Chapter 1: An introduction to biological psychology, brains and nerve function
 
Chapter 2: The visual system
 
Chapter 3: Sensory systems other than vision
 
Chapter 4: The control of movement
 
Chapter 5: Hunger and eating disorders
 
Chapter 6: Emotional states
 
Chapter 7: Sleep and circadian rhythms
 
Chapter 8: Sexual development and behaviour
 
Chapter 9: Learning and memory
 
Chapter 10: Language and cognition
 
Chapter 11: The biological basis of mental illness
 
Chapter 12: Drugs and addiction
 
Chapter 13: Degenerative diseases of the nervous system
 
Chapter 14: Genes and Behaviour

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Instructor Resources (Log-in needed)

  • PowerPoint Slides - a set of customisable slides for each chapter 
  • An instructor’s manual – a guide to teaching using the book and accompanying resources
  • Test bank – a set of questions for directed learning or assessments
  • Downloadable image bank – 250+ downloadable figures and tables from the book for use in slides or as printouts
  • Resource Pack - to easily upload all the lecturer and student resources into your university’s online learning platform (i.e. Blackboard or Moodle), and customise the content to suit your teaching needs.

Student Resources (Free to access)

  • Drag and Drop Exercises – label the diagrams for a fun and interactive way to revise the important brain and sensory systems
  • Flashcard Glossary – check the definitions of key terms and hear the correct pronunciations

An interesting and engaging introduction to biopsychology. The chapters make the case for its importance and give the real-world implications.

Mark Edwards
The Australian National University

Providing a historical approach and evidence, followed by treatments and future directions of the field, this book provides a clear story and structure to the reader and encourages critical thinking.

Zoe Kolokotroni
Leeds Beckett University

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Paperback
ISBN: 9781529715941
£48.99

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ISBN: 9781529715934
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