The 4th edition of Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behaviour, 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.
Clear and compelling presentations and an outstanding art program simplify complex material
End-of-chapter study resources such as "For Further Thought," "For Further Reading," and "Testing Your Understanding" quizzes encourage learning and self-assessment
A Student Study Guide provides additional opportunities for practice and self-testing to develop a complete understanding of the material
The SAGE edge ancillary package offers robust instructor (password-protected) resources including PPT, web resources, test bank, gallery of images, and an instructor's manual, as well as robust student (open-access) resources featuring flashcards, animations, quizzes, web links, web resources, and journal articles (edge.sagepub.com/garrett4e).
Bob Garrett is a Visiting Scholar at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He was Professor of Psychology at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and held several positions there, including Chairperson of the Department of Psychology, Faculty Development Coordinator, and Interim Dean of Academic Affairs. He received his BA from the University of Texas at Arlington and his MA and PhD from Baylor University. He received further training in the Department of Physiology at Baylor University College of Medicine and at the Aeromedical Research Primate Laboratory, Holloman Air Force Base. Bob and his wife, Duejean, live on a 3,200-acre ranch they share with 47 other families in the hills outside San Luis Obispo. Their two sons, daughter-in-law, and three beautiful grandchildren all live nearby.
1. What is Biopsychology? I. Neural Foundations of Behavior: The Basic Equipment 2. Communication Within the Nervous System 3. The Organization and Functions of the Nervous System 4. The Methods and Ethics of Research II. Motivation and Emotion: What Makes Us Go 5. Drugs, Addiction, and Reward 6. Motivation and the Regulation of Internal States 7. The Biology of Sex and Gender 8. Emotion and Health III. Interacting With the World 9. Hearing and Language 10. Vision and Visual Perception 11. The Body Senses and Movement IV. Complex Behavior 12. Learning and Memory 13. Intelligence and Cognitive Functioning 14. Psychological Disorders 15. Sleep and Consciousness