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Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience, 10th edition

  • Neil R. Carlson
  • Melissa A. Birkett

Published by Pearson (July 3rd 2019) - Copyright © 2020

10th edition

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Overview

For courses in Physiological Psychology or Biopsychology

A streamlined overview of behavioral neuroscience
Revel™ Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience
offers a concise introduction to behavioral neuroscience with a good balance of human and animal studies. Authors Neil Carlson and Melissa Birkett help students grasp the key concepts of the discipline, apply theory and research findings to daily life, and better understand their own behavior. Along with the fresh perspectives brought by new co-author Melissa Birkett, the 10th Edition incorporates the latest studies in this rapidly changing field as well as a new dedicated chapter on movement, added in response to faculty feedback.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Structure and Functions of Cells the Nervous System
3. Structure of the Nervous System
4. Psychopharmacology
5. Methods and Strategies for Research
6. Vision
7. Audition, the Body Senses and Chemical Senses
8. Control of Movement
9. Sleep and Biological Rhythms
10. Sexual and Reproductive Behavior
11. Emotion
12. Ingestive Behavior
13. Learning and Memory
14. Human Communication
15. Neurological Disorders
16. Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and OCD
17. Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Stress, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Substance Use Disorders

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