Klein and Thorne's "Biological Psychology" offers a comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of the processes by which biological systems--most notably the nervous system--affect behavior. It connects with students through a combination of accessible, example-rich writing, student-friendly pedagogy, a carefully developed original art program, and media and supplements created specifically for this book. The result is the ideal text for instructors looking to guide their students through this captivating subject.
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Localization of Function
The Evolution of the Nervous System
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