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MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Kalat's Biological Psychology, 12th Edition

  • James W. Kalat North Carolina State University
  • ISBN-10: 130525595X  |  ISBN-13: 9781305255951
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.00
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MindTap™ Psychology for Kalat's Biological Psychology, 12th 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. The MindTap Psychology learning path includes formative and summative assessment, videos, and animations that illustrate biological processes. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Features and Benefits

  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, googledocs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what's important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
  • Provide first-rate animations that illustrate biological processes.

Content and Assets

The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


1. Nerve Cells and Nerve Impulses.
2. Synapses.
3. Anatomy and Research Methods.
4. Genetics, Evolution, Development, and Plasticity.
5. Vision.
6. Other Sensory Systems.
7. Movement.
8. Wakefulness and Sleep.
9. Internal Regulation.
10. Reproductive Behaviors.
11. Emotional Behaviors.
12. The Biology of Learning and Memory.
13. Cognitive Functions.
14. Psychological Disorders.
Appendix A: Brief, Basic Chemistry.
Appendix B: Society for Neuroscience Policies on the Use of Animals and Human Subjects in Research.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305255976  | ISBN-13: 9781305255975

    List Price = $96.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $72.00

  • MindTap 1 Term (6 Months) + Loose-leaf

    ISBN-10:  1305710673 | ISBN-13:  9781305710672

    List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.00

Learning Resource Bundles

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ePack: Biological Psychology, Loose-leaf Version, 12th + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Kalat's Biological Psychology

ISBN-10: 1305710673  | ISBN-13: 9781305710672

List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Biological Psychology
    List Price = $229.95  | CengageBrain Price = $229.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $172.50
  • MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Kalat's Biological Psychology
    List Price = $96.00  | CengageBrain Price = $96.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.00


Bundle: Text + MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305698207 | ISBN-13:  9781305698208

List Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Biological Psychology
    List Price = $229.95  | CengageBrain Price = $229.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $172.50
  • MindTap® Psychology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $96.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $72.00


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

James W. Kalat

James W. Kalat is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at North Carolina State University, where he taught courses in introduction to psychology and biological psychology from 1977 through 2012. He received an AB degree summa cum laude from Duke University and a PhD in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the author of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (10th Edition) and co-author with Michelle Shiota of EMOTION (2nd Edition). In addition to textbooks, he has written journal articles on taste-aversion learning, the teaching of psychology, and other topics. He was twice the program chair for the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, now named the Association for Psychological Science.

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