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Author Pinel, John P. J.

Title Biopsychology / John P.J. Pinel
Edition Eighth edition
Published Boston : Allyn & Bacon, [2011]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  612.8 Pin/Bio 2011  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 584 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents Biopsychology as a neuroscience -- Evolution, genetics, and experience -- Anatomy of the nervous system -- Neural conduction and synaptic transmission -- The research methods of biopsychology -- The visual system -- Mechanisms of perception : hearing, touch, smell, taste, and attention -- The sensorimotor system -- Development of the nervous system -- Brain damage and neuroplasticity -- Learning, memory, and amnesia -- Hunger, eating, and health -- Hormones and sex -- Sleep, dreaming, and circadian rhythms -- Drug addiction and the brain -- Lateralization, language, and the split brain -- Biopsychology of emotion, stress, and health -- Biopsychology of psychiatric disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 516-563) and indexes
Subject Psychobiology -- Textbooks.
Psychophysiology -- methods.
Behavior -- physiology.
Brain -- physiology.
Brain Diseases -- physiopathology.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
LC no. 2010038756
ISBN 9780205832569 (alk. paper)
0205832563 (alk. paper)