Biological Psychology

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Psychology - 540 pages
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For sophomore/senior-level courses in Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Biological Psychology, Brain and Behavior, Psychobiology, or Physiological Psychology.

Bringing the study of Biological Psychology to life with beautiful full color graphics, chapter-opening case studies, a solid pedagogical framework and generous use of clinical examples throughout, this text offers students with little or no background in the sciences a rich introduction into the basic concepts of the biology of behavior.

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Contents

Localization of Function
7
Physiological Psychology
13
The Evolution of the Nervous System
19
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Stephen B. Klein (Ph.D., Psychology, Rutgers University) is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Mississippi Sate University, where he has taught since 1990. He teaches a variety of undergraduate classes; including Learning Principles and Processes, Human Learning and Thinking, Theories of Learning, and Quantitative Methods, and graduate classes in Advanced Learning, Advanced Learning and Motivation, and Advanced Experimental Methods. His research interests are in the biological basis of learning and memory and constraints and predispositions on food preferences and aversions. His early research included investigations of aversive conditioning and flavor aversion learning. In addition to Learning: Principles and Applications, Klein has written and co-edited the following textbooks; Contemporary Learning Theories: Pavlovian conditioning and the status 0/ traditional learning theory, Handbook o/Contemporary Learning Theories, and Biological Psychology (2Ie).

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