‘Very readable and should be accessible to students studying biological psychology with minimal science background’ – Martin R Yeomans, University of . “Professor of Biological Psychology Frederick Toates from The Open University has done Biological Psychology offers its readers a lucid and well-balanced. Biological PsychologyAn Integrative Approach FREDERICK TOATESBiological Psychology is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the biological.
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Each topic is covered in a massively integrative way. Toates is an excellent teacher and a real authority in this area. You have requested access to a digital product. Account Options Sign in. The author totaes the problems, questions and fascinations of biological psychology students. Students worldwide will enjoy this text as it sets a new benchmark for a life science approach to brain and behaviour. Chapters are hugely informative and achieve the perfect combination biologifal presenting scientific findings and research with the author’s personal experience and good humour.
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The new edition has been thoroughly revised and fully updated and includes an expanded treatment of evolutionary psychology.