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Students will learn more from this text than others based upon its style of case studies, anecdotes, and laboratory explorations that all integrate into clear concepts for the introductory level biopsychologist.
By introducing behavioral measures that can influence the brain (and thus behavior; aka stress coping skills) Dr. Lambert accomplishes something that other textbooks are missing: closing the circle on how brain affects behavior and vice versa.
Something very refreshing about this book is its emphasis on cross-cultural research findings which make the book all the more appealing and applicable to a diverse range of students as well as readers.
The use of contemporary examples is an excellent feature of this text.
The writing style is superior while the text itself captures the essential content in comprehensive and meaningful manner.
A very contemporary read. Does not look like a text written 12 years ago and now in a fifth edition.
Wonderful graphics for the visual learner. Great stories, to engage emotions of student, very relevant to concepts.
Clear, accessible, informative text that embraces active learning and the plasticity model.
Perfect level of accessibility; anecdotes that will help students make connection; contemporary perspective of neuroscience.
This text offers a very detailed and clear explanation of key concepts in Biopsychology. It goes beyond this to incorporate current research and real world examples to illustrate the points being made.