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Published: 12 October 2018

624 Pages

9 x 10.875 inches

ISBN: 9781605357300

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The Mind's Machine

Foundations of Brain and Behavior

Third Edition

Neil V. Watson and S. Marc Breedlove

Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press

  • Signs & Symptoms boxes highlight important clinical issues related to the chapter that apply behavioral neuroscience to the study of clinical disorders.
  • The graphic layout of the Visual Summaries helps organize the material and directs students to figures that reinforce each point. Bold-faced key terms, callouts to pertinent figures, and references to the Companion Website are provided.
  • 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.

New to this Edition:

  • Learning Objectives called "The Road Ahead" frame what students are expected to learn by the end of each section.
  • How's It Going? review questions at the end of each section help students organize and rehearse what they've learned so far.
  • Aligning the Instructor's Resources and the Test Bank with the new Learning Objectives will aid instructors in creating assessments that more accurately measure student mastery of key concepts.

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