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Brain & Behavior An Introduction to Biological Psychology, 3rd Edition

Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behavior, engaging students immediately with easily accessible content. Bob Garrett uses colorful illustrations and thought-provoking facts while maintaining a “big-picture” approach that students will appreciate. Don’t be surprised when they reach their “eureka” moment and exclaim, “Now I understand what was going on with Uncle Edgar!”

Praise for the Second Edition of Brain & Behavior:

“Great book- excellent instructional design and graphics with practical applications.”—Robin Steed, MA, LOTR, Louisiana State University Health Science Center

“My students liked the organization of Garrett. They thought it was easy to read and an appropriate resource for this course.” —Charles Long, University of Memphis

“I have been searching for a book that would thoroughly treat all of the concepts in brain and behavior while also being easy enough for the student to read without becoming overwhelmed. I think that the Garrett text might be an answer to my problem.” —Natalie Ceballos, Texas State University.

Review

“I have been searching for a book that would thoroughly treat all of the concepts in brain and behavior while also being easy enough for the student to read without becoming overwhelmed. I think that the Garrett text might be an answer to my problem.”

(Natalie Ceballos)

“My students liked the organization of Garrett. They thought it was easy to read and an appropriate resource for this course.”
(Charles Long)

“The key issues in teaching biopsychology are getting students focused on the material and making it interesting enough for them to be willing to read the text. Garrett does a good job of assisting with this process of making material meaningful and practical to students.”
(Susan A. Todd)

“Garrett delivers…using every day applications to provide a context for making dry material much more interesting.”
(Patricia Bach)

About the Author

Bob Garrett received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Baylor University. He was Professor of Psychology at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana for many years and held several positions there, including Chairperson of the Department of Psychology, Faculty Development Coordinator, and Interim Dean of Academic Affairs. Bob is currently a visiting research scholar at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Product Details :

  • Series: Brain and Behavior an introduction to Biological Psychology
  • Paperback: 640 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; Third Edition edition (November 3, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1412981689
  • ISBN-13: 978-1412981682
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.9 inches

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