Psychology: Biopsychology

  • Obese Humans and Rats book cover

    Obese Humans and Rats

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (…

    Hardback – 2017-08-05 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Dyslexic Brain: New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery book cover

    The Dyslexic Brain

    New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery

    Edited by Glenn D. Rosen

    The Dyslexic Brain: New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery offers a state-of-the art examination of the neural components and functions involved in reading and in the possible sources of breakdown. Suggestions for intervention are introduced throughout the book. The book is based on…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Psychology Press
    Extraordinary Brain Series

  • Behavior Analysis and Learning: A Biobehavioral Approach, Sixth Edition book cover

    Behavior Analysis and Learning

    A Biobehavioral Approach, Sixth Edition

    By W. David Pierce, Carl D. Cheney

    Using a consistent Skinnerian perspective, Behavior Analysis and Learning: A Biobehavioral Approach, Sixth Edition provides an advanced introduction to the principles of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, covering a full range of principles from basic respondent and operant conditioning…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Psychopharmacology book cover

    Psychopharmacology

    By R. H. Ettinger

    With increases in the prevalence of psychiatric and behavioral disorders and rapid advances in the development of new drug therapies, there is an increasing need to present the science behind these developments. Students and educators are often confronted with conflicting and exaggerated claims…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Psychology Press

  • Psychological Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A biopsychosocial approach book cover

    Psychological Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A biopsychosocial approach

    Edited by Simon R. Knowles, Antonina A. Mikocka-Walus

    In the Western world around 360 in every 100,000 individuals have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a relapsing-remitting autoimmune disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Its impact on individual functioning across physical and psychosocial domains is significant and psychological…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Learning & Behavior: Eighth Edition book cover

    Learning & Behavior

    Eighth Edition

    By James E. Mazur

    This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • Constructing Pain: Historical, psychological and critical perspectives book cover

    Constructing Pain

    Historical, psychological and critical perspectives

    By Robert Kugelmann

    Everyone experiences pain, whether it’s emotional or physical, chronic or acute. Pain is part of what it means to be human, and so an understanding of how we relate to it as individuals - as well as cultures and societies - is fundamental to who we are.  In this important new book, the first in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Experience and Development: A Festschrift in Honor of Sandra Wood Scarr book cover

    Experience and Development

    A Festschrift in Honor of Sandra Wood Scarr

    Edited by Kathleen McCartney, Richard A. Weinberg

    The scope of these chapters reflects the strong influence that Sandra Wood Scarr’s scholarship—her empirical research and theoretical contributions—has had on what we know about experience and development via the lens of the psychological sciences, especially the fields of developmental psychology,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Psychology Press
    Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

  • Physiological Psychology book cover

    Physiological Psychology

    By John Blundell

    Physiological psychology deals with the interaction between ‘under the skin’ physiological variables and the personal and social context in which organisms live. Originally published in 1975, much of this book has relevance for the understanding of human action: knowledge of physiological…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Physiological Psychology: An Introduction book cover

    Physiological Psychology

    An Introduction

    By Simon Green

    Originally published in 1987 this title was designed as a textbook for first degree students of psychology and provides an introduction to the major topics within the subject of physiological psychology. The aim was to cover these major subject areas and at the same time to provide indications of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Issues in Psychobiology book cover

    Issues in Psychobiology

    By Charles R. Legg

    At the time of original publication psychobiology was one of the most rapidly developing areas of psychology. Its growth owed much to recent advances both in techniques for studying the physiological bases of behaviour and in major conceptual advances in the way people thought about the brain.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Habituation: Perspectives from Child Development, Animal Behavior, and Neurophysiology book cover

    Habituation

    Perspectives from Child Development, Animal Behavior, and Neurophysiology

    Edited by Thomas J. Tighe, Robert N. Leaton

    Originally published in 1976, this volume is based on a conference held in 1974. The purpose of the conference was to foster communication between those researchers studying habituation or closely related processes in children and those studying habituation at the level of neurophysiology and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

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