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solved these problems by presenting the most current, definitive, clear, and authoritative introduction to the field. Using stellar examples of today's most exciting research, an unparalleled art program that clarifies even complex biological processes, visual summaries to remind students of the
principle findings presented in each chapter, and a comprehensive suite of digital support tools--including animations with built-in assessments that help test the student's knowledge of biological and behavioural processes and neuroanatomy--Behavioural Neuroscience, Ninth International Edition,
remains the best resource available to teach introductory neuroscience and behavioral neuroscience courses.
S. Marc Breedlove is the Barnett Rosenberg Professor of Neuroscience at Michigan State University.
Neil V. Watson is Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
Table of Contents
Chapter 0 Introduction
PART I: BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BEHAVIOUR
Chapter 1. Functional Neuroanatomy
Chapter 2. Neurophysiology
Chapter 3. The Chemistry of Behaviour
Chapter 4. Hormones and the Brain
PART II: EVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
Chapter 5. Evolution of the Brain and Behaviour
Chapter 6. Life-Span Development of the Brain and Behaviour
PART III: PERCEPTION AND ACTION
Chapter 7. General Principles of Sensory Processing, Touch, and Pain
Chapter 8. Hearing, Balance, Taste, and Smell
Chapter 9. Vision
Chapter 10. Motor Control and Plasticity
PART IV: EMOTIONS AND MENTAL DISORDERS
Chapter 11: Emotions, Aggression, and Stress
Chapter 12: Psychopathology
PART V: REGULATION AND BEHAVIOUR
Chapter 13: Sex
Chapter 14: Homeostasis
Chapter 15: Biological Rhythms, Sleep, and Dreaming
PART VI: COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
Chapter 16: Learning and Memory
Chapter 17: Attention and Higher Cognition
Chapter 18: Language and Lateralization
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