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The Brain Book: Development, Function, Disorder, Health

The Brain Book: Development, Function, Disorder, Health - Ken Ashwell,  Foreword by Richard Restak I picked up this book from the library for nostalgic reasons. Eons ago, I had studied physiological psychology during my collegiate days. This textbook is a wonderful primer for an introduction to physiological psychology. It describes all the biological components of the human nervous system as well as dealing with a superficial description of the other biological functions that work with the nervous system. There is also a description of brain development as well as specific functions and behaviors and pathologies.

The writing is generally clear and concise. All the graphics are well chosen and placed. While this textbook is a great introduction, it is by no means an in-depth study.