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They are not only helpful in clarifying the material being presented, but in addition, they make the information meaningful. Please review our privacy policy. Freberg does a great job of escalating complexity and reiterating important points. Such illustrations and examples make the material meaningful to students and emphasize understanding over memorization, a learning strategy that most instructors favor. As a result, the book allows instructors to teach a rigorous course that does not oversimplify the material, while keeping students excited and engaged.

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Chapter 16 covers psychological disorders. The book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system freberf its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Discovering Biological Psychology is comprehensive in that it covers everything that one would wish to cover, without adding a level of detail more appropriate to an upper-level course, and at what I feel is an appropriate depth for institutions that offer a single biological psychology course. In the interest of full disclosure, I contributed application questions to the test bank.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Reviewers have praised the text’s clear narrative, high-interest examples, pedagogy, and purposeful art program.

Sexual behavior has a chapter to itself and it includes ;sychology I have not seen in other biopsychology texts, including attraction and parental behavior. Radu Ciucurel added it Nov 10, There are many excellent textbooks for biological psychology. To ask other readers questions about Discovering Behavioral Neuroscienceplease sign up.

Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology

As a result, the book allows instructors to teach a rigorous course that does not oversimplify the material, while keeping students excited and engaged. Contents Introducing Biological Psychology.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Genetics and the Development of the Human Brain. LPenting marked it as to-read Jul 25, Chapter 13 covers lateralization, language, and intelligence, three topics that I think fit together wonderfully well.

This material is completely foreign to me and I can understand it well. I found that when I read this chapter it gave me a better understanding than I previously had of some of the latest research. Wadsworth Publishing; 2 edition February 9, Language: She has received Faculty Member of the Year recognition from Cal Poly Disabilities Resource Center three times, and for her work with students with disabilities.


Torgeir Andresen added it Apr 01, We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Reviewers have praised the biologicwl clear narrative, high-interest examples, pedagogy, and purposeful art program. See all 15 reviews.

A good, fair test bank is very important because nothing is more frustrating to biolgical student than ambiguous or tricky questions on an exam. I found many exciting texts that were unfortunately written beyond the abilities of many of my students.

Discovering Biological Psychology

A study guide and comprehensive student web site are also available for students. Ching Yu Tan marked it as frberg Aug 27, This CD also includes sample lecture outlines, ideas for classroom demonstrations and handouts, and ideas about outside resources one could use in the classroom. Written by an author with nearly 30 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League, this text presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is both accessible to beginning and less-prepared students and appealing to students with stronger backgrounds.

These are followed by an excellent chapter on movement.