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MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Freberg's Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology, 3rd Edition

  • Laura A. Freberg
  • ISBN-10: 130526133X  |  ISBN-13: 9781305261334
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.00
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MindTap® Psychology for Freberg's Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology, 3rd Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap Psychology engages students through interactive multimedia activities, animations, quizzes, and discussion. The MindTap learning path moves students through Bloom’s taxonomy, utilizing formative and summative assessment, videos, and animations, which provide first-rate illustrations of biological processes. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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1. What Is Behavioral Neuroscience?
2. Functional Neuroanatomy and the Evolution of the Nervous System.
3. Neurophysiology: The Structure and Functions of the Cells of the Nervous System.
4. Psychopharmacology.
5. Genetics and the Development of the Human Brain.
6. Vision.
7. Nonvisual Sensation and Perception.
8. Movement.
9. Homeostasis and Motivation.
10. Sexual Behavior.
11. Sleep and Waking.
12. Learning and Memory.
13. Hemispheric Assymetry, Language, and Intelligence.
14. Emotion, Reward, Aggression, and Stress.
15. Neuropsychology.
16. Psychopathology.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305261380 | ISBN-13: 9781305261389

    List Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

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ePack: Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology, Loose-leaf Version, 3rd + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

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    List Price = $95.00  | CengageBrain Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.00
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ISBN-10:  1305626877  | ISBN-13:  9781305626874

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  • MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology
    List Price = $210.95  | CengageBrain Price = $210.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $158.25


ePack: Printed Text + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Freberg/Freberg's Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology

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  • MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Freberg's Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience: An Introduction to Biological Psychology
    List Price = $95.00  | CengageBrain Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.00


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Laura A. Freberg

Laura A. Freberg (Ph.D., UCLA) is Professor of Psychology at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where she teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Sensation and Perception. Laura's teaching career began when she taught her first college course at Pasadena City College at the age of 23. To better understand the needs of the online education community, she also teaches a variety of psychology courses for Argosy University Online. Laura has received Faculty Member of the Year recognition from Cal Poly Disabilities Resource Center three times (1991, 1994, and 2009) for her work with students with disabilities. She enjoys using technology and social media in the classroom, and is a Google Glass Explorer. Laura serves as the Content Expert Writer for Psychology for Answers.com and as the Bylaws and Archives Committee Chair for the Society for Social Neuroscience. She is a member of the editorial board for Leadership Quarterly. With John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago, she is the co-author of two editions of DISCOVERING PSYCHOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF MIND (Cengage Learning).