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Physiology of behavior

Author: Neil R Carlson; Melissa A Birkett
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Education, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Twelfth edition. Global editionView all editions and formats
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This revised edition incorporates the latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology and offers the most comprehensive and integrative coverage of research and theory in contemporary behavioural neuroscience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil R Carlson; Melissa A Birkett
ISBN: 9781292158112 1292158115 9781292158105 1292158107
OCLC Number: 956968918
Description: 1 online resource (736 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: 1. Introduction2. Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System3. Structure of the Nervous System4. Psychopharmacology5. Methods and Strategies of Research6. Vision7. Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses8. Control of Movement9. Sleep and Biological Rhythms10. Reproductive Behavior11. Emotion12. Ingestive Behavior13. Learning and Memory14. Human Communication15. Neurological Disorders16. Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders17. Stress, Anxiety, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders18. Substance Abuse
Responsibility: Neil R. Carlson (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Melissa A Birkett (Northern Arizona University).

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This revised edition incorporates the latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology and offers the most comprehensive and integrative coverage of research and theory in contemporary behavioural neuroscience.

For courses in Physiological/Biopsychology An up-to-date, comprehensive, and accessible overview of behavioral neuroscience Physiology of Behavior provides a scholarly yet accessible portrait of the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Lead author Neil Carlson and new co-author Melissa Birkett drew upon their experience teaching and working with students to create the new edition of this comprehensive and accessible guide for students of behavioral neuroscience. In addition to updated research, the Twelfth Edition offers an updated art and visual program and a more robust learning architecture that highlights key concepts, guiding students through the text.

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