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With its comprehensive, authoritative coverage and student-centered pedagogy, DISCOVERING BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2nd Edition is. Results 1 – 30 of Discovering Biological Psychology, Second Edition, INTERNATIONAL EDITION by Freberg, Laura A. and a great selection of related books. [email protected] · How to Build a. Psychology Library! Welcome to Discovering Biological Psychology! Thanks to the success of my first edition, I have.

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Trivia About Discovering Behav The book is organized in a way that builds up knowledge slowly and comprehensibly. The Anatomy and Evolution of the Nervous System. I recommend it to those just starting to learn about biological biology and neuroanatomy. The illustrations, graphs, and artwork in the text are excellent. The explanation of the action potential is particularly understandable, something that I feel is extremely important for this foundational information.

However, faculty at institutions, where some of our students are less well prepared, will likely share my need. Including historical information within the topic where it applies may make it more salient to the student.

Chapter 14 covers emotion, aggression, reward and stress, another creative linking of topics that seems to work well. Doing Psychology Experiments, 7th Edition.

Some instructors may find the PowerPoint presentations too complete but slides that are not needed can be deleted. Laura’s teaching career disckvering when she taught her first college course at Pasadena City College at the age of She has received Faculty Member of the Year recognition from Cal Poly Disabilities Resource Center disxovering times, and for her work with students with disabilities.

Chapter nine addresses motivation, and includes temperature, thirst, and hunger. Showing of 15 reviews.

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I think that for the most part the questions on the test bank are very clear. Table of contents 1. It does not go into detail about the history of the field as do some other texts, but within each chapter the history of that particular topic is included where appropriate.


Looking for beautiful books? The authors explain things very well, and the pictures complement the text very well. Whether readers have a strong science background or are novices who feel intimidated at the prospect of the subject matter, this book’s clear writing, high-interest examples, learning aids, and numerous illustrations will keep them interested and engaged.

The Regulation of Temperature, Thirst, and Hunger. Daniela Camarena rated it really liked it Jun 06, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. lxura

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I especially appreciate these because they allow me to teach from the PowerPoint without having to make discoveribg lecture notes. Temperature Regulation Thirst and Hunger. See all 15 reviews. Read more Read less. Want to Read saving…. I have more of a problem with the way the content of the book is weighted than the way it’s actually written, although that could use some work too.

Disdovering 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.

I noted that when the final version of the test bank arrived, not only are the questions I wrote included, but others were added. Please try again later. Selected pages Page ix. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Reviewed by Gayle Brosnan-Watters. The book provides a foundational understanding of the psychollogy and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Lateralization Language and Intelligence. To better understand the needs of the online education community, she also teaches a variety of psychology courses for Argosy University Online. Share your thoughts with other customers.

LPenting marked it as to-read Jul 25, Emotion Reward Aggression and Stress. Instructors who teach in extremely selective institutions, where most students have very high SAT scores and strong verbal abilities, may not have felt a need for such a text. The book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior.

Discovering Biological Psychology

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. She respectfully disagrees and believes that an expert should be able to present the material to a novice without sacrificing rigor or accuracy. She enjoys using technology and social media in the classroom, and is a Google Glass Explorer.

I did skip over some of the material in order to make it through the first semester I used the book, but I expect that with proper planning one could cover all the chapters in a semester.

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