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Published: 16 December 2021 (Estimated)

624 Pages

ISBN: 9780197542811

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The Mind's Machine

Foundations of Brain and Behavior

Fourth Edition

Author Neil V. Watson and S. Marc Breedlove

  • "The Road Ahead" learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide students a look at the important points made throughout the material
  • "How's it Going" self-check points aid students in understanding the material better and letting it sink in throughout varying points in the reading
  • "Researchers at Work" features cover experimental techniques and designs used in the behavioral neuroscience field and is aimed at piquing student interest and connection beyond the text
  • "Signs and Symptoms" features related to clinical cases further helps students to think critically about the reading as they explore real clinical work
  • The graphic layout of the "Visual Summaries" helps organize the material and directs students to figures that reinforce each point
  • Important discoveries are explained in the "Researchers at Work" boxes and include illustrations that highlight the process of experimentation and hypothesis testing
  • Color art aids students' understanding of biological processes with clear labeling and captioning
  • "A Step Further" offers additional, more advanced material for the instructor or student

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