Biological Psychology

Frank J. McGuigan

Editura: Pearson
For sophomore through graduate-level courses in Biological Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Biologically oriented Introductory Psychology, Psychophysiology, Neuropsychology, Psychobiology.This text emphasizes that to adequately understand, predict and control human behavior, we need to understand how the sensory, neural, and muscular systems of the body interact to generate various kinds of behavior. Cybernetics is used as the model to reverse standard modes of looking at behavior in terms of isolated systems.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    I. A BROAD PERSPECTIVE OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY.

     1. A Cybernetic Model for Biological Psychology.
     2. Origin and Development of Biological Science.
     3. The Biology of Mental Processes.

    II. SYSTEMS OF THE BODY AND HOW THEY ARE STUDIED.

     4. An Overview of How the Body Functions.
     5. How We Gather and Interpret Information: The Receptor Systems, Our Sense Modalities, and Perceptual Processes.
     6. Integrating and Processing Information: Contributions of the Nervous Systems.
     7. Behaving in Our External and Internal Environments: The Effectors.
     8. Methods of Studying Systems of the Body and Brain.

    III. NORMAL BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS.

     9. Motivated and Emotional Behaviors.
    10. Learning and Memory.
    11. The Biology of Language and Lateral Systems.
    12. The Psychophysiology of Aging.
    13. Cognitive Psychophysiology: The Biology of Higher Mental Processes.

    IV. PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS AND CLINICAL

  • Data Publicarii : 1994
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 599
  • ISBN : 9780131466555
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