Helps apply the research findings of behavioral neuroscience to daily life.
The ninth edition of Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience offers a concise introduction to behavioral neuroscience. The text incorporates the latest studies and research in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology. The theme of strategies of learning helps readers apply these research findings to daily life. Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience is an ideal choice for the instructor who wants a concise text with a good balance of human and animal studies.
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Neil Carlson, U Mass Amherst -- Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Neil Carlson's research has focused on the relationship between the brain and behavior—specifically, the role of the limbic system in learning and species-typical behavior. Dr. Carlson received his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. In addition to writing Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience, Dr. Carlson is also the author of Physiology of Behavior and co-author of Psychology: The Science of Behavior. Dr. Carlson's books have been translated into Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.
Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Origins of Behavioral Neuroscience
Chapter 2: Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
Chapter 3: Structure of the Nervous System
Chapter 4: Psychopharmacology
Chapter 5: Methods and Strategies of Research
Chapter 6: Vision
Chapter 7: Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses
Chapter 8: Sleep and Biological Rhythms
Chapter 9: Reproductive Behavior
Chapter 10: Emotion
Chapter 11: Ingestive Behavior
Chapter 12: Learning and Memory
Chapter 13: Human Communication
Chapter 14: Neurological Disorders
Chapter 15: Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders
Chapter 16: Autistic, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity, Stress, and Substance Abuse