Physiology of Behaviorby Carlson, Neil R.
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The latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology are all incorporated in The Tenth Edition of Physiology of Behavior. This classic text continues its tradition as the most comprehensive, current, and teachable text for physiological psychology.
Thoughtfully organized, this text 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.
Case studies and a CD of animations bring all the concepts to life. Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System, Psychopharmacology, Methods and Strategies of Research, Vision, Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses, Control of Movement, Sleep and Biological Rhythms, Reproductive Behavior, Emotion, Ingestive Behavior, Learning and Memory, Human Communication, Neurological Disorders, Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Stress Disorders, and Drug Abuse.Physiological Psychology and Neuropsychology
Neil Carlson, U Mass Amherst
Emeritus at the University of Masschusetts at Amherst, Neil Carlson is an active researcher focusing 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 Psychology: The Science of Behavior, Dr. Carlson is also the author of two best-selling physiology of behavior textbooks – Psychology: The Science of Behavior and Foundations of Physiological Psychology.
Table of Contents
|Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System||p. 28|
|Structure of the Nervous System||p. 68|
|Methods and Strategies of Research||p. 134|
|Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Sense||p. 212|
|Control of Movement||p. 262|
|Sleep and Biological Rhythms||p. 295|
|Reproductive Behavior||p. 329|
|Ingestive Behavior||p. 400|
|Learning and Memory||p. 439|
|Human Communication||p. 485|
|Neurological Disorders||p. 520|
|Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders||p. 554|
|Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Stress Disorders||p. 585|
|Drug Abuse||p. 613|
|Understanding Human Consciousness: A Physiological Approach|
|Split Brains||p. 4|
|Unilateral Neglect||p. 7|
|Interim Summary||p. 9|
|The Nature Of Physiological Psychology||p. 9|
|The Goals of Research||p. 10|
|Biological Roots of Physiological Psychology||p. 10|
|Interim Summary||p. 14|
|Natural Selection And Evolution||p. 14|
|Functionalism and the Inheritance of Traits||p. 14|
|Evolution of the Human Species||p. 17|
|Evolution of Large Brains||p. 20|
|Interim Summary||p. 22|
|Ethical Issues In Research With Animals||p. 23|
|Careers in Neuroscience||p. 24|
|Interim Summary||p. 25|
|Strategies for Learning||p. 26|
|Suggested Readings||p. 27|
|Additional Resources||p. 27|
|Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System||p. 28&nb|
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