Physiology of Behavior

Author: Neil R. Carlson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134080912
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre: Medical

For courses in Physiological/Biopsychology An up-to-date, comprehensive, and accessible overview of behavioral neuroscience Physiology of Behavior provides a scholarly yet accessible portrait of the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Lead author Neil Carlson and new co-author Melissa Birkett drew upon their experience teaching and working with students to create the new edition of this comprehensive and accessible guide for students of behavioral neuroscience. In addition to updated research, the Twelfth Edition offers an updated art and visual program and a more robust learning architecture that highlights key concepts, guiding students through the text. Physiology of Behavior, Twelfth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

Revel for Physiology of Behavior Access Card

Author: Neil R. Carlson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134320824
Release Date: 2016-05-05
Genre: Psychology

An up-to-date, comprehensive, and accessible overview of behavioral neuroscience REVEL(tm) for Physiology of Behavior provides a scholarly yet accessible portrait of the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Lead author Neil Carlson and new co-author Melissa Birkett drew upon their experience teaching and working with students to create the new edition of this comprehensive and accessible guide for students of behavioral neuroscience. In addition to updated research, REVEL for the Twelfth Edition offers an updated art and visual program and a more robust learning architecture that highlights key concepts, guiding students through the text. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience -- for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Physiology of Behavior

Author: Neil R. Carlson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134517858
Release Date: 2016-03-23
Genre: Psychology

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Physiological/Biopsychology An up-to-date, comprehensive, and accessible overview of behavioral neuroscience Physiology of Behavior provides a scholarly yet accessible portrait of the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Lead author Neil Carlson and new co-author Melissa Birkett drew upon their experience teaching and working with students to create the new edition of this comprehensive and accessible guide for students of behavioral neuroscience. In addition to updated research, the Twelfth Edition offers an updated art and visual program and a more robust learning architecture that highlights key concepts, guiding students through the text. Physiology of Behavior, Twelfth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

Psychophysiology

Author: John L. Andreassi
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781135681180
Release Date: 2013-07-23
Genre: Psychology

This highly readable and comprehensive overview of psychophysiology provides information regarding the anatomy and physiology of various body systems, methods of recording their activity, and ways in which these measures relate to human behavior. Biofeedback applications are contained in a separate chapter and discussions of stress management, job strain, and personality factors that affect cardiovascular reactivity are presented. There is much of interest here to the student, researcher, and clinician in behavioral medicine, ergonomics, emotion, cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, and health psychology. Now in its fourth edition, Andreassi's Psychophysiology explores some of the newer areas of importance and updates findings in traditional topics of interest. Significant changes to this edition include: updated information on brain activity in memory, perception, and intelligence; new information on brain imaging and behavior; separate chapters on pupillography and eye movements; new information on the startle pattern and eyeblink; separate chapters on clinical and non-clinical applications; updated information on cardiovascular reactivity and personality; the latest biofeedback and ergonomics applications; novel findings in environmental psychophysiology; brief summaries at the end of each section; and an appendix on laboratory safety Each chapter is a self-contained unit allowing instructors to customize the presentation of the material. With over 1,700 citations, Andreassi's Psychophysiology is the definitive text in the field. An instructor's manual is now available. Based on the book, the manual is primarily a test bank to be used in giving examinations to students during the teaching of a course. Both multiple-choice and essay questions have been provided, along with lists of key terms and ideas. These can be used for definition-type questions and to highlight important concepts, as well as alerting the instructor to important terms and ideas that they may want to cover in lectures. Sample syllabi are provided for teaching a course at both undergraduate and graduate levels to help the instructor who is preparing a course for the first time. A number of possible laboratory exercises are also provided that can be carried out in conjunction with teaching the course.

A Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain

Author: John P. J. Pinel
Publisher: Pearson P T R
ISBN: 0205548741
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Genre: Psychology

Enter the fascinating world of the human brain and its amazing abilities with this colorful introduction to brain anatomy! "A Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain: A Brain and Psychology Coloring Book" was written by John Pinel and illustrated by Maggie Edwards, a team renowned for their ability to engage and fascinate the reader with their simple, cutting edge portrayals of the body's most complex organ and its psychological functions. This hands-on workbook provides and easy and enjoyable means of learning and reviewing the fundamentals of human neuroanatomy through the acclaimed directed-coloring method. Because the text deals with only key concepts and progresses in small, logical, easy-to-learn increments, it is ideal for beginning students, professionals and lay people alike. "A Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain: A Braining and Psychology Coloring Book" includes these innovations: Many of the brain structures that are introduced in this book are examined from two perspectives: structural and functional. Part 1 introduces, defines and illustrates the location of the major brain structures, while Part 2 describes their psychological functions and positions in functioning circuits. The illustrations and text are designed to introduce key concepts and major structures clearly and simply without unnecessary detail, focusing only on key neuroanatomical concepts and structures. A fold-over cover flap attached to the back cover can be used to cover illustration labels on the pages in the book for review and self-testing. Each chapter ends with a series of review exercises that help you test your progress in four ways Each learning unit appears in a consistent two-page format to facilitate acquisition.

Foundations of Physiological Psychology

Author: Neil R. Carlson
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205519407
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Psychology

Foundations of Physiological Psychologyoffers a briefer, sixteen chapter introduction to the foundations of physiology, incorporating the latest studies and research in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology.

Psychology Mental Health and Distress

Author: John Cromby
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137295897
Release Date: 2013-02-27
Genre: Psychology

What does the word 'schizophrenia' mean to you? Perhaps your first thought is of someone with a medical condition that involves some kind of brain disease? But what if you knew that the person in question had been through a traumatic childhood? Would that change how you thought about their mental health? And what impact does this have on how we as a society interact with people with mental distress? Psychology, Mental Health and Distress is the first mainstream textbook that reconsiders the traditional emphasis on the biological and psychiatric models for what is commonly, but contentiously, known as 'abnormal psychology' or 'psychopathology'. It provides a fully rounded account of mental distress, including social and relationship causes, and challenges your preconceptions about what you think you know about mental health. Key features: * Reflects new approaches to mental health and the kinds of psychological interventions (or 'treatments') for those experiencing distress, moving away from a limited diagnostic model * Offers a wealth of case stories to portray the reality of living with distress, building your empathy to encourage sensitive practice * Fully informed by current experimental, qualitative and theoretical psychological research including research into hearing voices * Written by a team of leading clinical and social psychologists with additional contributions by renowned figures including Richard Bentall, a bestselling Penguin author whose Madness Explained won the 2004 BPS Book Award * Includes a chapter authored by those with first-hand experience of mental health services, ensuring you understand the nuances of this emotionally charged, and often controversial, topic The authors draw from a range of experience, examples and approaches to present this student-friendly and engaging text: core reading for anyone serious about understanding mental health issues.

Biological Psychology

Author: James W. Kalat
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133709732
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Dr. James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY is the most widely used text in the course area, and for good reason: an extremely high level of scholarship, clear and occasionally humorous writing style, and precise examples. Throughout all eleven editions, Kalat's goal has been to make biological psychology accessible to psychology students, not just to biology majors and pre-meds. Another goal has been to convey the excitement of the search for biological explanations of behavior, and Kalat delivers. Updated with new topics, examples, and recent research findings--and supported by new online bio-labs, part of the strongest media package yet--this text speaks to today's students and instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Physiology and Behaviour of Marine Organisms

Author: D.S. McLusky
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483188133
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Science

Physiology and Behavior of Marine Organisms covers the proceedings of the 12th European Symposium on Marine Biology, held in University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland on September 5-12, 1977. This book is organized into six parts encompassing 45 chapters. The first part deals with metabolism-related topics in marine organisms, including nutrition, enzyme activity, respiration, and physiological adaptation. The succeeding parts consider the mechanism of osmoregulation, ionic transport, biological permeation, and the structure and function of chloride cells in gills. These parts also explore the physiological aspects of marine animals in the water's chemical environment. These topics are followed by discussions of the mechanisms of immobilization and detoxification of heavy metals and other pollutants by marine organisms, as well as the interspecies differences in pollutant tolerance of several marine creatures. The concluding parts look into the behavior, reproduction, and development of other marine animals. This book will be of great value to marine biologists, physiologists, researchers, and advance students.

Cognition Exploring the Science of the Mind

Author: Reisberg, Daniel
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393283693
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Psychology

Cognition uses the best of current research to help students think like psychologists and understand how cognitive psychology is relevant to their lives. The sixth edition offers revised and revitalised ZAPS 2.0 Cognition Labs, enhanced neuroscience illustrations and a new ebook, providing a highly interactive way for students to learn cognitive psychology.

The Human Nervous System

Author: Juergen K. Mai
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080921303
Release Date: 2011-12-13
Genre: Science

The previous two editions of the Human Nervous System have been the standard reference for the anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous system of the human. The work has attracted nearly 2,000 citations, demonstrating that it has a major influence in the field of neuroscience. The 3e is a complete and updated revision, with new chapters covering genes and anatomy, gene expression studies, and glia cells. The book continues to be an excellent companion to the Atlas of the Human Brain, and a common nomenclature throughout the book is enforced. Physiological data, functional concepts, and correlates to the neuroanatomy of the major model systems (rat and mouse) as well as brain function round out the new edition. Adopts standard nomenclature following the new scheme by Paxinos, Watson, and Puelles and aligned with the Mai et al. Atlas of the Human Brain (new edition in 2007) Full color throughout with many new and significantly enhanced illustrations Provides essential reference information for users in conjunction with brain atlases for the identification of brain structures, the connectivity between different areas, and to evaluate data collected in anatomical, physiological, pharmacological, behavioral, and imaging studies

Pocket Companion to Guyton Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology E Book

Author: John E. Hall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323375238
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Medical

All of the essential information you need from the world’s foremost medical physiology textbook – right in your pocket! Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 13th Edition, reflects the structure and content of the larger text, helping you recall and easily review the most essential, need-to-know concepts in physiology. Important information can be grasped quickly, thanks to concise, readable text carefully crafted to make physiology easier to understand. New science from the 13th edition of the text keeps you up to date.

Cognitive Psychology Connecting Mind Research and Everyday Experience

Author: E. Bruce Goldstein
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305176997
Release Date: 2014-06-17
Genre: Psychology

Connecting the study of cognition to everyday life in an unprecedented way, E. Bruce Goldstein's COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: CONNECTING MIND, RESEARCH, AND EVERYDAY EXPERIENCE gives equal treatment to both the landmark studies and the cutting-edge research that define this fascinating field. A wealth of concrete examples and illustrations help students understand the theories of cognition-driving home both the scientific importance of the theories and their relevance to students' daily lives. Goldstein's accessible narrative style blends with an art program that makes difficult concepts understandable. Students gain a true understanding of the “behind the scenes” activity that happens in the mind when humans do such seemingly simple activities as perceive, remember, or think. Goldstein also focuses on the behavioral and physiological approaches to cognition by including physiological materials in every chapter. As is typical of his work, this fourth edition is a major revision that reflects the most current aspects of the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Essentials Global Edition

Author: Ronald J. Ebert
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292152257
Release Date: 2016-03-17
Genre: Business & Economics

For Introduction to Business courses. Focus on the Practical Skills and Important Developments in Business The recent events in domestic and global economies are presenting unprecedented challenges, excitement, and disappointments for business–and a need for a change in Introduction to Business courses and texts. Business Essentials captures the widespread significance of these developments and presents their implications on businesses today. The Eleventh Edition includes new real-world examples and research findings, helping students to see how entrepreneurs are putting into practice the concepts that they are learning, and making this text the most current and relevant one available on the market today. MyBizLab® not included. Students, if MyBizLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyBizLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyBizLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

Dukes Physiology of Domestic Animals

Author: Henry Hugh Dukes
Publisher: Comstock Pub Assoc
ISBN: UOM:39076002853120
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

This is a major revision and redesign of a classic work in the field of veterinary medicine first published by Cornell University Press in 1933. For the Twelfth Edition of Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals, William O. Reece has overseen the writing of an essentially new book that retains what was best about its predecessors. Long a standard text for veterinary practitioners and other professionals who seek to refresh their knowledge of particular subjects, Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals will now appeal to a new generation of students of veterinary medicine and animal science and to biomedical researchers. Section editors known for their scientific expertise and teaching skill oversaw the book's six main sections: The Body Fluids and Blood; Renal and Respiratory Function and Acid-Base Balance; The Cardiovascular System; Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism; Endocrinology, Reproduction, and Lactation; and Nervous System, Special Senses, Muscle, and Temperature Regulation. This edition includes a complete listing of each chapter's contents immediately after the chapter head, study questions that highlight the major concepts of each major subsection, self-evaluation exercises at the end of the chapters, suggestions for further reading, and a comprehensive index.