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Essential Psychology: A Core Textbook offers both the specialist and non-specialist Psychology student the perfect companion at an affordable price. It represents a fresh alternative to the range of expensive, American-oriented titles on the market that are full of topics you need but also many you don’t need on your course. Written by a UK team of authors, it spans 18 accessibly-sized chapters but concentrates on the six fundamental topic areas that are taught at introductory level in the UK – Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology & The Psychology of Individual Differences – batching them into sections of 3 chapters each. The textbook is: stylish and presented in full colorhas an abundance of learning features to ...

The Human Nervous System: Functional Anatomy
The human nervous system: Functional anatomy
Lead authors AntonioCastro and Mark J.T.Sergeant
Introduction

The remarkable organ at the top of our necks is responsible for giving us the rich experience that we call consciousness. This sense of consciousness involves thoughts, feelings, memories and perceptions. Some of these experiences of the world come from direct contact with the environment. For example, if someone stands on your toe, a message is passed from your toe to your ...

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