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Brain & Behavior - International Student Edition

Brain & Behavior - International Student Edition
An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

Sixth Edition
  • Bob Garrett - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA
  • Gerald Hough - Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

February 2021 | 704 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Spark students’ excitement about the power of the mind with the latest edition of Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience. In the fully revised Sixth Edition, authors Bob Garrett and Gerald Hough showcase the ever-expanding body of research into the biological foundations of human behavior through a big-picture approach. With thought-provoking examples and a carefully designed, full-color visual program, this text allows any student to appreciate the importance and relevance of this field of study. New features and coverage for the sixth edition include fully revised learning objectives, a streamlined box feature program, an expanded collection of detailed animations, and updated research on timely topics including drugs and addiction, sex and gender, and emotions and health.

About the Authors
Chapter 1 What Is Behavioral Neuroscience?
PART I. Neural Foundations of Behavior: The Basic Equipment
Chapter 2 Communication Within the Nervous System
Chapter 3 The Organization and Functions of the Nervous System
Chapter 4 The Methods and Ethics of Research
PART II. Motivation and Emotion: What Makes Us Go
Chapter 5 Drugs, Addiction, and Reward
Chapter 6 Motivation and the Regulation of Internal States
Chapter 7 The Biology of Sex and Gender
Chapter 8 Emotion and Health
PART III. Interacting With the World
Chapter 9 Hearing and Language
Chapter 10 Vision and Visual Perception
Chapter 11 The Body Senses and Movement
PART IV. Complex Behavior
Chapter 12 Learning and Memory
Chapter 13 Intelligence and Cognitive Functioning
Chapter 14 Psychological Disorders
Chapter 15 Sleep and Consciousness
Author Index
Subject Index


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  • Sample course syllabi
  • Lecture notes
  • All tables and figures from the textbook 
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ISBN: 9781071856734