Biopsychology has ratings and 28 reviews. Riana said: This is the best textbook I have ever read. It was extremely interesting and educational. I lea. Biopsychologyclearly presents the fundamentals of the study of the biology of behavior and makes the topics personally and socially relevant to the student. The defining feature ofBiopsychologyis its unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse. It is a textbook that is.

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Biopsychology : John P. J. Pinel :

Biopsycholoyy you like to tell us about a lower price? An excellent overview of how the brain functions. It also makes it easy to relate to in real life scenarios.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The visual systems chapter was overwhelming, wordy, and difficult to understand. The many diagrams and pictures were also great and added a more visual learning style to the book as well.

Smell and Taste Selective Attention Chapter 8: The only thing I wish for this book, which it was missing, is chapter summaries. Bottom line, the whole experience of reading and studying this book is worth every neuron spent on doing so. Used it for Physiology of Psychology class.


His clear and engaging presentation makes the material personally and socially relevant to readers. Second, the illustrations are top-notch. This book has awesome illustrations. You’ll feel like a cognitive neuroscientist by the time you’re done.

Brain Plasticity Chapter 9: The labeling and specific sections which corresponded with it was also This is the best textbook I have ever read. At first I was debating whether to rent or buy this book, but I decided it would probably be cool to keep it.

I read it for class in biological psychology and it’s full of well-written, easy-to-grasp knowledge on the subject – and also amusing or interesting cases to illustrate, and even a joke here and there. MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Pinel program. To ask other readers questions about Biopsychologyplease sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dec 13, Santiago Soria rated it really liked it. Actually studying from this book but it’s amazing. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson’s MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.


Since this is the only textbook Pj.pinel read on the subject I can’t say whether it’s better or worse than any other of its kind, but I can’t think of any reason not to recommend it. Very good if you want to cry about how much society hates marginalized people. Professor Pinel is an award-winning teacher and the author of over scientific papers; however, he feels that Biopsychology is biopxychology major career-related accomplishment.

I used johb for a lower division class. Pros and Cons Jock Abra Limited preview – Sometimes I think I’m having a “spliit-brain” chapter 16 p.j.pine, and my corpus callosum the largest cerebral commissure hasn’t even been severed!

And by that I mean that this textbook is a good example of stigmatizing writing. Pinel caters to the B. Sarah Skeeters rated it really liked it Apr 05, I honestly have felt so weird nerding out over a textbook It is well organized and gives a very nice overview to the subject matter.

Thousands of new references and dozens of new topics have been added to this edition, making Pinel’s discussion of and focus on the human element easy and interesting to read. The textbook itself was a bit hard to understand, lots of terms and jargon and dry reading without a lot of time spent explaining it in depth enough to fully understand it.

This program combines biopsychogical science and student-oriented discussion, interweaving johm basics of this specialized field with clinical case studies and exploring the personal and social implications that arise.

Get ready jonn be “wowed” by a part of the brain thought to ‘generate the neural representation of thought’ p. Read for PSYC I find I always have trouble understanding in depth any of the more science oriented psychology courses, and this one was no different.


It tries to be a friendly mentor that speaks directly to the reader, enthusiastically relating recent advances in biopsychological science. This and the 9th edition is honestly the best textbook I’ve ever had for any subject. Joh figure it’s a five-star rating for the information given but overall the book didn’t quite reach “it was amazing” status.

The writing style is engaging and I particularly enjoyed the author’s personal anecdotes. He worked briefly at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before taking up his current position at the University of British Columbia in P.j.pineel.

Of course as with any textbook there’s plenty of detail to get lost in, but a biopsycchology success is up to that indi I read this for a physiological psychology class but didn’t read every chapter only those that were assigned.

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His clear and engaging presentation makes the material personally and socially relevant to readers. Some might fear that this will allow students to only read summaries and not gain the deeper grasp that full reading lets them have, but now that P.j.pinel looking things over for my exam, I’m really missing that quick overview to determine how much I should put into learning things from a chapter and to maybe get a quick reminder. It shows and explains a lot of things we asked ourselves but never got a real answer why do we sleep, dream, have sexual preferences The topics of the chapters were also very intriguing.

Account Options Sign in. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. I have trouble getting my reading done, but it was pretty enjoyable with this book though yes, there is a lot of information in it