An Introduction to Applied Behavioral Neuroscience: Biological Psychology in Everyday Life (Hardcover)

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An Introduction to Applied Behavioral Neuroscience explores the connection between neuroscience and multiple domains, including psychological disorders, forensics, education, consumer behavior, economics, leadership, health, and robotics and artificial intelligence.

The book ensures students have a solid foundation in the history of behavioral neuroscience; its applicability to other facets of science and policy, and a good understanding of major methodologies and their limitations to aiding critical thinking skills. Written in a student-friendly style, it provides a highly accessible introduction to the major structural and functional features of the human nervous system. It then discusses applications across a variety of areas in society, including how behavioral neuroscience is used by the legal system, in educational practice, advertising, economics, leadership, the development of and recovery from health challenges, and in robotics. Each of the application-specific chapters present the problems that neuroscience is being asked to address, the methods being used, and the challenges and successes experienced by scholars and practitioners in each domain.

It is a must-read for all advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in biological psychology, neuroscience, and clinical psychology who want to know what neuroscience can really do to address real-world problems.

About the Author

Laura A. Freberg is a Professor of Psychology at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She served as the 2018-2019 President of the Western Psychological Association.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781032049281
ISBN-10: 1032049286
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 12th, 2022
Pages: 276
Language: English