LUCID AND ENGAGING WRITING STYLE
Active teachers Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw present students with a comprehensive, clear portrait of the relationship between brain structure and function, and include numerous examples, case studies, and applications.
CLINICAL FOCUS THROUGHOUT
Clinical disorders and neurological assessments are integrated throughout and covered in dedicated chapters in Part V, “Issues and Abnormalities,” which explores brain injury, plasticity, learning disabilities, neurological disorders, and more.
THOROUGH COVERAGE OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN Throughout the text, Kolb and Whishaw integrate discussions of human and laboratory animal research to shed light on the organization and function of the human brain.
STRONG PRESENTATION OF KEY RESEARCH
Introduces students to state-of-the-art methods and technology, as well as both classic and current findings in the field.
Offer case studies, related to chapter topics, paired with brain scan images to help students make connections between the brain and human behavior. Each Snapshot explores issues relevant to students’ lives or offers a fascinating glimpse into how the brain works.