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Presents a comprehensive survey of the bases of behaviour. This work offers an illustration program and a perspective - encompassing descriptions of behaviour, evolutionary history, development, proximate mechanisms and applications.
Table of Contents
|Biological psychology : scope and outlook||p. 3|
|Biological foundations of behavior||p. 21|
|Functional neuroanatomy : the nervous system and behavior||p. 23|
|Neurophysiology : the generation, transmission, and integration of neural signals||p. 59|
|The chemical bases of behavior : neurotransmitters and neuropharmacology||p. 89|
|Hormones and the brain||p. 119|
|Evolution and development or the nervous system||p. 149|
|Evolution of the brain and behavior||p. 151|
|Life-span development of the brain and behavior||p. 181|
|Perception and action||p. 215|
|General principles of sensory processing, touch, and pain||p. 217|
|Hearing, vestibular perception, taste, and smell||p. 249|
|Vision : from eye to brain||p. 285|
|Motor control and plasticity||p. 321|
|Regulation and behavior||p. 353|
|Sex : evolutionary, hormonal, and neural bases||p. 355|
|Homeostasis : active regulation of internal states||p. 387|
|Biological rhythms, sleep, and dreaming||p. 419|
|Emotions and mental disorders||p. 449|
|Emotions, aggression, and stress||p. 451|
|Psychopathology : biological basis of behavioral disorders||p. 481|
|Cognitive neuroscience||p. 511|
|Learning and memory : biological perspectives||p. 513|
|Learning and memory : neural mechanisms||p. 543|
|Language and cognition||p. 571|
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