Is to remains highly motivated, and continue to do your independent reading. This material is really easy, but you need to do your reading assignments. The material used in this textbook is fascinating, and you will find that my power point lectures, and quizzes are all in your textbook. I encourage all of you to buy the book as soon as you can. In fact you can order this textbook from Amazon. COM Again, don’t get discourage, you are doing just fine, keep up the good work, and lets move forward into unit 2’s lecture.
Read your assigned chapters
Be self directed
Be self motivated
James Kalat’s Biological Psychology, 9e Professor: Dr. Mendoza PSY 2 This is your required course material You will need this material for: - tests and quizzes - homework and reading assignments
Some of the reasons why you need to use the new edition… PSY 2
There are many content changes such as the module on drugs has been moved to Chapter 3 (rather than in Chapter 15) to help explain synapses and their relationship to an important aspect of behavior.
Another change includes the module on research methods which has been consolidated to emphasize the significance of techniques such as MRI, MEG, lesions, fMRI, PET and EEG in the area of research, and has been moved from the beginning of Chapter 4 to the end.
In the past I have used other editions of this textbook, but this one is the best. I am certain that all of you will enjoy this book, and please review your CD that comes with your textbook, I am certain that it will help you a lot!
More reasons why you need to use the new edition… PSY 2
The module on attention has been revised , expanded , and moved from Chapter 7 to Chapter 14 ("Cognitive Functions").
The research methods module now includes a new section on the research relating intelligence to brain anatomy.
After the very positive feedback about the "Try It Yourself" exercises, this new edition has expanded the online opportunities by also incorporating "Try It Yourself" into the website to help you understand concepts better.
Approximately 30 multiple-choice test items for each chapter.
Many chapters include informational diagrams, and crossword puzzles to test key terms and ideas.
Students Please Read… If your textbook doesn’t already come with the helpful study aids we’ve discussed, go to your local college bookstore or go on-line to the textbook URL … http:// www.thomsonedu.com/psychology/kalat PSY 2