Brain & Behavior

Brain & Behavior

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The Fourth Edition of Brain a Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology by Bob Garrett showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behavior, engaging students immediately with easily accessible content. Bob Garrett uses colorful illustrations and thought-provoking facts while maintaining a a€œbig-picturea€ approach that students will appreciate. Dona€™t be surprised when they reach their a€œeurekaa€ moment and exclaim, a€œNow I understand what was going on with Uncle Edgar!a€ a€œ [T]he topic coverage is excellent. It is what a student taking an Introductory Biological Psychology course should walk away with.a€ a€”William Meil, Indiana University of Pennsylvania a€œI absolutely love this book. I think it is head and shoulders above any other.a€b The book is just right. I have used every edition so far and students seem to read it and grasp the concepts well. It is clearly written, well illustrated, and explains concepts in an engaging and understandable way. The text reads like it shoulda€”a wonderfully written book. It almost reads like a novel, progressing through the topics with a fluency that is rare. Ita€™s perfect for my students.a€ a€”Carol L. DeVolder, St. Ambrose University a€œThe text is well organized and has excellent artwork depicting complex brain functions.a€ a€”Dr. Catherine Powers Ozyurt, Bay Path College a€œExcellent use of artwork, good coverage of a range of topics within each chapter.a€ a€”M. Foster Olive, Arizona State UniversityThe role of androgen in the maintenance of sexual functioning in oophorectomized women. ... Neuronal activity in the supplementary and presupplementary motor areas for temporal organization of ... Pontine regulation of REM sleep components in cats: Integrity of the pedunculopontine tegmentum ( PPT) is important for phasic events ... Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and sympatho-adreno-medullary responses during stress-induced and drug cue- induced cocaine craving states.

Title:Brain & Behavior
Author:Bob Garrett
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2014-06-30


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