Biological Psychology

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Cengage Learning, 30 mars 2014 - 250 pages
This Cengage Technology Edition is the result of an innovative and collaborative development process. The textbook retains the hallmark approach of this respected text, whilst presenting the content in a print and digital hybrid that has been tailored to meet the rapidly developing demands of today’s lecturers and students. This blended solution offers a streamlined textbook for greater accessibility and convenience, complemented by a bolstered online presence, for a truly multi-faceted learning experience.Now in its eleventh edition, this excellent text provides an extremely high level of scholarship combined with a clear and occasionally humorous writing style, and precise examples. This ensures that students receive the necessary rigour of content but in a very accessible way which is easy to understand.The latest research in biological psychology is covered, with over 500 new references and new studies on topics such as: fRMI; tasters; supertasters and nontasters; synesthesia; oxytocin; and sleep as a neuronal inhibition.

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James W. Kalat received his B.A. degree from Duke University, Summa Cum Laude, and then continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his Ph.D. in psychology under the supervision of Paul Rozin. Currently, Dr. Kalat is at North Carolina State University where he is a professor of psychology, teaching both introductory psychology and biological psychology. In addition to having authored the best selling biological psychology text, Dr. Kalat is the author of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, 9th Edition (Wadsworth, 2011) and has published articles on a variety of diverse topics such as taste aversion learning and on the teaching of introductory psychology. A talented and frequently requested speaker, Kalat receives rave reviews wherever he presents, including the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology and the Texas Community College Teachers Association.

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