- 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 topics to make the subject both interesting and accessible;
- focuses on what biological psychology is for, rather than treating it as an end in itself;
- provides basic introductions to biological principles and applications;
- covers recent advances, such as neuroimaging and molecular genetics.
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Part I: Foundations:.
2. Evolution and Genetics.
3. Brain Structure and Function.
4. Neurons and Neurotransmission.
5. Sensory and Motor Systems.
6. The Neuroendocrine System.
7. Learning and Neural Plasticity.
Part II: Approaches:.
Part III: Applications:.
14. Clinical Disorder I: Depression.
15. Clinical Disorder II: Anxiety.
16. Clinical Disorder III: Schizophrenia.
17. Personality: Emotion and Motivation.
18. Cognition: Computation and Consciousness.
Index of Subjects.
Index of Authors