Author : Laura Freberg
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781305687738
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With its comprehensive, authoritative coverage and student-centered pedagogy, DISCOVERING BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 3rd Edition is ideal for a broad range of students taking a beginning undergraduate course in biological or physiological psychology. Retitled in this edition to reflect the increasing interest in, and importance of, neuroscience, the book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. Written by an author with more than 30 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League, this text presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is both accessible to beginning and less-prepared students and appealing to students with stronger backgrounds. As a result, the book allows instructors to teach a rigorous course that does not oversimplify the material, while keeping students excited and engaged. Reviewers have praised the text's clear narrative, high-interest examples, pedagogy, and purposeful art program. Updated with hundreds of new citations and to reflect changes in the DSM-5, this edition also includes new boxed features on ethics, careers, research, and health to engage students in the material, promote critical thinking, and prepare students for their future professions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Laura Freberg
Genre : Education
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 1337570931
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With comprehensive, authoritative coverage and student-centered pedagogy, DISCOVERING BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 4th Edition is ideal for a broad range of students taking a beginning undergraduate course in biological or physiological psychology. Updated to reflect current thinking in the field, the book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. Author Laura Freberg -- who has more than 30 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League -- presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is both accessible to beginning students and appealing to students with stronger backgrounds. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : John T. Cacioppo
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781133707288
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In this fresh new offering to the Intro Psychology course, authors John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg portray psychology as being an integrative science in two ways. First, they have written a text that reflects psychology's rightful place as a hub science that draws from and is cited by research in many other fields. Second, this text presents psychology as a unified science that seeks a complete understanding of the human mind, rather than as a loosely organized set of autonomous subspecialties. As psychology moves rapidly toward maturity as an integrative, multidisciplinary field, the introductory course offers an opportunity to teach all of psychology in one place and at one time. This text reflects that evolution--and the authors' excitement about it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Laura Freberg
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 0547177852
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To help you review concepts and succeed on exams, this guide provides expanded chapter outlines correlated to learning objectives from the text, self-quizzing materials not found on the Student Book Companion Website, and answers to the text's Interim Summary and Chapter Review questions. It also includes new coloring and labeling exercises based on text art.

Author : National Academy of Sciences
Genre : Medical
Publisher : National Academies Press
ISBN : 9780309045292
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The brain ... There is no other part of the human anatomy that is so intriguing. How does it develop and function and why does it sometimes, tragically, degenerate? The answers are complex. In Discovering the Brain, science writer Sandra Ackerman cuts through the complexity to bring this vital topic to the public. The 1990s were declared the "Decade of the Brain" by former President Bush, and the neuroscience community responded with a host of new investigations and conferences. Discovering the Brain is based on the Institute of Medicine conference, Decade of the Brain: Frontiers in Neuroscience and Brain Research. Discovering the Brain is a "field guide" to the brainâ€"an easy-to-read discussion of the brain's physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. Ackerman examines: How electrical and chemical signals are conveyed in the brain. The mechanisms by which we see, hear, think, and pay attentionâ€"and how a "gut feeling" actually originates in the brain. Learning and memory retention, including parallels to computer memory and what they might tell us about our own mental capacity. Development of the brain throughout the life span, with a look at the aging brain. Ackerman provides an enlightening chapter on the connection between the brain's physical condition and various mental disorders and notes what progress can realistically be made toward the prevention and treatment of stroke and other ailments. Finally, she explores the potential for major advances during the "Decade of the Brain," with a look at medical imaging techniquesâ€"what various technologies can and cannot tell usâ€"and how the public and private sectors can contribute to continued advances in neuroscience. This highly readable volume will provide the public and policymakersâ€"and many scientists as wellâ€"with a helpful guide to understanding the many discoveries that are sure to be announced throughout the "Decade of the Brain."

Author : Bob Garrett
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781506349220
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Ignite your excitement about behavioral neuroscience with Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience, Fifth Edition by best-selling author Bob Garrett and new co-author Gerald Hough. Garrett and Hough make the field accessible by inviting readers to explore key theories and scientific discoveries using detailed illustrations and immersive examples as their guide. Spotlights on case studies, current events, and research findings help readers make connections between the material and their own lives. A study guide, revised artwork, new animations, and an accompanying interactive eBook stimulate deep learning and critical thinking.

Author : Stéphane Gaskin
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781506391472
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Behavioral Neuroscience: Essentials and Beyond shows students the basics of biological psychology using a modern and research-based perspective. With fresh coverage of applied topics and complex phenomena, including social neuroscience and consciousness, author Stéphane Gaskin delivers the most current research and developments surrounding the brain′s functions through student-centered pedagogy. Carefully crafted features introduce students to challenging biological and neuroscience-based concepts through illustrations of real-life application, exploring myths and misconceptions, and addressing students′ assumptions head on. INSTRUCTORS: Behavioral Neuroscience: Essentials and Beyond is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package! Contact your rep to request a demo. SAGE Premium Video Figures Brought to Life animations in the Interactive eBook boost student comprehension and bolster analysis. Watch a sample video. Interactive eBook Your students save when you bundle the print loose-leaf book with the Interactive eBook (Bundle ISBN: 978-1-0718-1347-8), which includes access to SAGE Premium Video and other multimedia tools. Learn more. SAGE Coursepacks SAGE Coursepacks makes it easy to import our quality instructor and student resource content into your school’s learning management system (LMS). Learn more. SAGE Edge This open-access site offers students an impressive array of learning tools and resources. Learn more.

Author : Laura Freberg
Genre : Education
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 0357601971
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Do you have a strong science background? Or do you feel overwhelmed at the prospect of taking a behavioral neuroscience, biological psychology, or physiological psychology course? Either way, this text's clear writing, interesting examples, learning aids, and illustrations will keep you interested and on track. DISCOVERING BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 4th Edition includes classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research to provide you with a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. You'll learn about the most current thinking in behavioral neuroscience while honing your critical thinking skills to prepare yourself for the future.

Author : S. Marc Breedlove
Genre : Psychobiology
Publisher :
ISBN : 1605359610
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Author : Rudy Schreiber
Genre : Medical
Publisher : Springer Nature
ISBN : 9783030623517
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This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the currently used concepts, approaches and technologies in the discovery and development of new treatments for the full spectrum of disorders of the central nervous system. It guides the reader through all essential steps, from finding an innovative idea, to the registration of a new drug. Divided into four sections, the book starts by presenting a broad perspective on current approaches in central nervous system (CNS) drug discovery. The second section addresses the generation of ideas for the identification of targets and novel treatment strategies; covers core functions in early discovery, and provides an example of a novel treatment paradigm: brain stimulation. The third section highlights strategies and technologies in translational CNS drug discovery. In an effort to bridge the gap between discovery and clinical development, it also covers brain imaging, EEG and cognitive testing approaches. The fourth section extensively discusses the clinical phase of drug development, covering the basics of early clinical testing for psychopharmacological drugs. The book’s final chapter addresses the registration for newly developed drugs. Written by experts from academia and industry, the book covers important basics and best practices, as well as recent developments in drug discovery. Offering in-depth insights into the world of drug development, it represents essential reading for early researchers who want to prepare for a career in drug discovery in academia or industry.