9780205308408

Physiology of Behavior

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205308408

  • ISBN10:

    0205308406

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Carlson's comprehensive, cutting-edge research with a student-friendly writing style builds a solid foundation. This edition introduces increased coverage of evolution and the human brain. Carlson's Seventh Edition of Physiology of Behavior continues its tradition as the most comprehensive, current, and teachable text for physiological psychology. This classic text 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 behavioral neuroscience. Thoughtfully organized, it offers scholarly, yet accessible, coverage and effectively emphasizes the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Collaboration with a talented artist has provided beautiful, accurate, and informative full-color illustrations that further enhance the appeal to both students and professors alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(25)
Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
26(37)
Structure of the Nervous System
63(33)
Psychopharmacology
96(34)
Methods and Strategies of Research
130(30)
Vision
160(40)
Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses
200(42)
Control of Movement
242(28)
Sleep and Biological Rhythms
270(34)
Reproduction Behavior
304(35)
Emotion
339(32)
Ingestive Behavior: Drinking
371(21)
Ingestive Behavior: Eating
392(31)
Learning and Memory: Basic Mechanisms
423(43)
Relational Learning and Amnesia
466(29)
Human Communication
495(32)
Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders
527(30)
Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, and Stress Disorders
557(25)
Drug Abuse
582

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