Behavioral Endocrinology / Edition 1 by Jill B. Becker | 9780262521710 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Behavioral Endocrinology / Edition 1

Behavioral Endocrinology / Edition 1

by Jill B. Becker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262521717

ISBN-13: 9780262521710

Pub. Date: 06/19/1992

Publisher: MIT Press

This popular behavioral endocrinology text provides detailed information on what hormones are, how they affect cells, and how such effects can alter the behavior of animals, including humans. Presenting a broad continuum of levels of analysis, from molecular to evolutionary, the book discusses how genes work, the structure of cells, the interactions of endocrine

Overview

This popular behavioral endocrinology text provides detailed information on what hormones are, how they affect cells, and how such effects can alter the behavior of animals, including humans. Presenting a broad continuum of levels of analysis, from molecular to evolutionary, the book discusses how genes work, the structure of cells, the interactions of endocrine organs, the behavior of individuals, the structure of social hierarchies, and the evolution of mating systems.

The second edition, while maintaining the strengths of the first edition, has been thoroughly revised to reflect recent developments in genetics and molecular biology and related social concerns. It contains four new chapters: on the use of molecular biology techniques in behavioral endocrinology, on psychoneuroimmunology, on hormonal influences on sensorimotor function, and on cognitive function in nonhuman animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262521710
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/19/1992
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
602
Product dimensions:
25.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents in Detail
Preface
Contributors
Part I Introduction
1. Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology
Jill B. Becker and S. Marc Breedlove
2. SeXual Differentiation of the Brain and Behavior
S. Marc Breedlove
Part II Hormonal Influences on SeXual Behavior
3. Neuroendocrinology of SeXual Behavior in the Female
C. Sue Carter
4. Neuroendocrinology of SeXual Behavior in the Male
Michael J. Baum
5. Hormonal Influences on Human SeXual Behavior
C. Sue Carter
6. Diversity of HormoneBehavior Relations in Reproductive
Behavior
Davis Crews
7. Hormonal Influences on Courtship Behaviors
Darcy B. Kelley and Eliot Brenowitz
Part III Hormonal Influences on NonseXual Behaviors
8. HormoneBehavior Relations in the Regulation of Parental
Behavior
Jay S. Rosenblatt
9. Hormones and Aggressive Behavior
Edward P. Monaghan and Stephen E. Glickman
10. Neuroendocrinology of the StressResponse
Robert M. Sapolsky
11. Hormonal Influences on EXtrapyramidal Sensorimotor Function
and Hippocampal Plasticity
Jill B. Becker
12. SeX Differences and Hormonal Influences on Cognitive
Function in Humans
Elizabeth Hampson and Doreen Kimura
Part IV The Reciprocal Regulation of Hormones and
Behavior
13. Environmental Factors Influencing Hormone Secretion
Rae Silver
14. Hormonal Regulation of Behavior: Insights from Invertebrate
Systems
James W. Truman
15. Hormones and Ingestive Behaviors
Edward M. Stricker and Joseph G. Verbalis
16. Hormones and Biological Rhythms
Lawrence P. Morin and JohnDark
Glossary
References
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