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Physiology of Behavior, 13th edition

  • Neil R. Carlson
  • Melissa A. Birkett
Physiology of Behavior [RENTAL EDITION]

ISBN-13: 9780135709832

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13th edition

Published by Pearson (October 16th 2020) - Copyright © 2021


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For courses in Physiological Psychology and 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. Authors Neil Carlson and Melissa Birkett drew upon their experience teaching and working with students to create this comprehensive and accessible guide for students of behavioral neuroscience. In addition to inclusion of the latest research in the field, the 13th Edition offers a new chapter on development of the nervous system that features information about disorders of development, autism spectrum disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
3. Structure of the Nervous System
4. Psychopharmacology and Neurotransmitters
5. Methods and Strategies of Research
6. Vision
7. Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses
8. Control of Movement
9. Sleep and Biological Rhythms
10. Reproductive and Parental Behavior
11. Emotion
12. Ingestive Behavior
13. Learning and Memory
14. Human Communication
15. Disorders of the Developing Nervous System
16. Neurological Disorders
17. Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders
18. Stress and Anxiety Disorders
19. Substance Abuse

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