Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 1-16
  3. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 17-46
  4. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 47-88
  5. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 89-102
  6. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 103-138
  7. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 139-164
  8. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 165-191
  9. Sheila Hayward
    Pages 193-194
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 195-211

About this book


Biopsychology provides an examination of the human physiological mechanisms and structures and the influence that these have over the thoughts and behaviours of the individual. In addition, it discusses the influence of the mind over the body. The text is well-illustrated and clearly presents the student with topics covered by A-level syllabuses.


behavior consciousness emotion Motivation nervous system psychology stress

About the authors

DR SHEILA HAYWARD is a Chartered Psychologist, and works as a Research Associate and Project Manager at the Centre for Occupational and Health Research Unit, at Cardiff University, Wales. She previously taught A level Psychology for 12 years and was an assistant examiner and coursework moderator for AEB Psychology A level.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Biopsychology
  • Book Subtitle Physiological Psychology
  • Authors Sheila Hayward
  • Series Title Introductory Psychology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1997
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection Philosophy and Religion (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-64613-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-13885-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 224
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Biological Psychology
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