4 edition of Understanding biological psychology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Philip J. Corr.|
|Series||Basic psychology, Basic psychology (Oxford, England)|
|LC Classifications||QP360 .C6677 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0631219536, 0631219544|
|ISBN 10||9780631219538, 9780631219545|
|LC Control Number||2005033633|
Behavioral neuroscience, also known as biological psychology, biopsychology, or psychobiology, is the application of the principles of biology to the study of physiological, genetic, and developmental mechanisms of behavior in humans and other animals. Find books like Biological Psychology from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Biological Psychology also liked: Social.
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Understanding Biological Psychology is an accessible and distinctive new core textbook, designed to help students to appreciate the central role that biological processes play in psychology.
Its innovative syntheses of theory with methods, and biological processes with mainstream psychological topics, give conceptual clarity to a complex and often confusing field.5/5(1).
Understanding Biological Psychology is an accessible and distinctive new core textbook that helps students to appreciate the central role that biological processes play in psychology. * gives conceptual clarity to a complex and often confusing field. ☯ Full Synopsis: "Understanding Biological Psychology is an accessible and distinctive new core textbook that helps students to appreciate the central role that biological processes play in psychology.
gives conceptual clarity to a complex and often confusing field; innovative integration of theory and methods; covers a core area of the undergraduate syllabus; accessible, student-friendly text; synthesizes biological processes with mainstream psychological. Understanding Biological Psychology is an accessible and distinctive new core textbook that helps students to appreciate the central role that biological processes play in psychology.
gives conceptual clarity to a complex and often confusing field; innovative integration of theory and methods; covers a core area of the undergraduate syllabus; accessible, student-friendly text; synthesizes biological processes with mainstream psychological. James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY is the most widely used text in the course area, and for good reason: an extremely high level of scholarship, clear and occasionally humorous Understanding biological psychology book style, and precise examples/5().
Description of the book "Understanding Biological Psychology / Edition 1": Understanding Biological Psychology is an accessible and distinctive new core textbook that helps students to appreciate the central role that biological processes play in psychology.
gives conceptual clarity to a complex and often confusing field. This accessible introductory text addresses the core knowledge domain of biological psychology, with focused coverage of the central concepts, research and debates in this key area.
Biological. Understanding Biological Psychology is really biology for psychology rather than a watered-down biology text. Its great strength is bridge building across the many areas of psychology. As a geneticist, I especially appreciated the way the book integrates the latest genetic advances, something seldom seen in biological psychology textbooks.5/5(3).
Biological psychologists are interested in measuring biological, physiological, or genetic variables in an attempt to relate them to psychological or behavioural variables.
Because all behaviour is controlled by the central nervous system, biological psychologists seek to understand how the brain functions in order to understand : Jennifer Walinga. In his new book, The Biological Mind, neuroscientist Alan Jasanoff argues that when it comes to understanding the brain, our minds have been wandering—at least in how we define, speak about, and study ff suggests that many of us have become too enamored of the brain’s seeming centrality and complexity, something he terms the “cerebral mystique.”.
In the introduction to his acclaimed book on the subject, Dr. James W. Kalat notes that biological psychology is primarily concerned with brain activity as a means of studying the physiological, evolutionary, and developmental mechanisms of behavior and experience.
Scientific and academic interest in biological psychology can be traced back to the early part of the 20th century. Connect strengthens the link between faculty, students and coursework. Watch to learn more. Quest: Journey Through the Lifespan is an engaging and innovative learning game providing students with opportunities to apply content from their human development curriculum to real-life scenarios.
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Understanding biological psychology. [Philip J Corr] -- "Understanding Biological Psychology is an accessible and distinctive new core textbook, designed to help students to appreciate the central role that biological processes play in psychology.
In addition to having authored the best selling biological psychology text, Dr. Kalat is the author of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, 9th Edition (Wadsworth, ) and has published articles on a /5(2). Biological psychology, also called physiological psychology or behavioral neuroscience, the study of the physiological bases of ical psychology is concerned primarily with the relationship between psychological processes and the underlying physiological events—or, in other words, the mind-body phenomenon.
Its focus is the function of the brain and the rest of the nervous. Biopsychology is a branch of psychology that analyzes how the brain, neurotransmitters, and other aspects of our biology influence our behaviors, thoughts, and feelings.
This field of psychology is often referred to by a variety of names including biopsychology, physiological psychology, behavioral neuroscience, and psychobiology. These advances are destined to transform our understanding of psychology and promise to lead to many practical beneﬁts, notably innovative therapeutic approaches in medicine and psychiatry.
This is indeed an exciting time to be studying biological psychology; it is certainly an exciting time to be writing about Size: 17MB. The Biological Perspective or Biopsychology is a latest development in the field of psychology which has acquired increasing importance as a specialized branch of psychology in recent times.
This branch of psychology is also known by different names like Psychobiology, Biological Psychology, Behavioural Neuroscience and Physiological Psychology. In I self-published a book I had been working on for a decade: 'Common Sense - The Philosophy of Psychology'.
I believed at the time this was a definition of mind, as opposed to brain, and I believe this now even more so. Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course.
The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research.
The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders.The NOBA Project is a growing collection of expert-authored, open-licensed modules in psychology, funded by the Diener Education Fund.
From these open modules, Tori Kearns and Deborah Lee created an arranged open textbook for her introductory psychology class. This textbook was created under a Round One ALG Textbook Transformation Grant.Biological Psychology publishes original scientific papers on the biological aspects of psychological states and processes.
Biological aspects include electrophysiology and biochemical assessments during psychological experiments as well as biologically induced changes in psychological function.