Current Directions in Biopsychology / Edition 1

Current Directions in Biopsychology / Edition 1

by Association for Psychological Science (APS), A. Courtney DeVries, Randy J. Nelson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205597483

ISBN-13: 9780205597482

Pub. Date: 02/25/2008

Publisher: Pearson

These timely, cutting-edge articles allow instructors to bring their students real-world perspective–from a reliable source–about today's most current and pressing issues in biopsychology.

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These timely, cutting-edge articles allow instructors to bring their students real-world perspective–from a reliable source–about today's most current and pressing issues in biopsychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205597482
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/25/2008
Series:
Association for Psychological Science Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
Genes, Evolution, and Behavior     3
Behavior Genetics: What's New? (Vol. 11, No. 2, 2002, pp. 70-74)   Danielle M. Dick   Richard J. Rose     7
Genetic Influence on Human Psychological Traits: A Survey (Vol. 13, No. 4, 2004, pp. 148-151)   Thomas J. Bouchard     14
Progress in the Molecular-Genetic Study of Intelligence (Vol. 15, No. 4, 2006, pp. 151-155)   Danielle Posthuma   Eco J.C. de Geus     21
Adaptations to Ovulation: Implications for Sexual and Social Behavior (Vol. 14, No. 6, 2005, pp. 312-316)   Steven W. Gangestad   Christine E. Garver-Apgar   Randy Thornhill     29
New Evolutionary Perspectives on Altruism: Multilevel-Selection and Costly-Signaling Theories (Vol. 11, No. 2, 2002, pp. 79-82)   Francis T. McAndrew     37
Evolutionary Psychology: The Wheat and the Chaff (Vol. 11, No. 6, 2002, pp. 187-191)   Frans B.M. de Waal     43
Critical Thinking Questions     49
Plasticity     51
Brain Plasticity and Behavior (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003, pp. 1-4)   Bryan Kolb   Robbin Gibb   Terry E. Robinson     55
Neurobiological Consequences of Long-Term Estrogen Therapy (Vol. 13, No. 5, 2004, pp. 173-176)   L.K. Marriott   G.L. Wenk     62
Electrical Signals of Memory and of the Awareness of Remembering (Vol. 13, No. 2, 2004, pp. 49-55)   Ken A. Paller     70
The Role of Social Interaction in Bird Song Learning (Vol. 13, No. 6, 2004, pp. 224-228)   Michael D. Beecher   John M. Burt     82
Memory Maintenance: The Changing Nature of Neural Mechanisms (Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006, pp. 5-8)   Wickliffe C. Abraham     89
Critical Thinking Questions     95
Resilience     97
Stress and Adaptation: Toward Ecologically Relevant Animal Models (Vol. 15, No. 13, 2006, pp. 109-112)   Jaap M. Koolhaas   Sietse F. de Boer   Bauke Buwalda     101
The Role of Prenatal Maternal Stress in Child Development (Vol. 13, No. 2, 2004, pp. 71-74)   Janet A. DiPietro     108
Corticotropin-Releasing Factor and the Psychobiology of Early-Life Stress (Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007, pp. 85-89)   Charles F. Gillespie   Charles B. Nemeroff     115
Depression: The Brain Finally Gets Into the Act (Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, pp. 103-106)   Barry L. Jacobs     123
Plasticity for Affective Neurocircuitry: How the Environment Affects Gene Expression (Vol. 16, No. 1, 2007, pp. 1-5)   Nathan A. Fox   Amie A. Hane   Daniel S. Pine     130
Out of Balance: A New Look at Chronic Stress, Depression, and Immunity (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, pp. 111-115)   Theodore F. Robles   Ronald Glaser   Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser     138
Critical Thinking Questions     147
Drugs     149
Drugs, Environment, Brain, and Behavior (Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, pp. 107-111)   Hans S. Crombag   Terry E. Robinson     151
Stress, Motivation, and Drug Addiction (Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004, pp. 33-35)   Nick E. Goeders     160
Pharmacologic and Behavioral Withdrawal From Addictive Drugs (Vol. 15, No. 5, 2006, pp. 232-236)   Timothy B. Baker   Sandra J. Japuntich   Joanne M. Hogle   Danielle E. McCarthy   John J. Curtin     166
The Neural Bases of Placebo Effects in Pain (Vol. 14, No. 4, 2005, pp. 175-179)   Tor D. Wager     174
Critical Thinking Questions     181
Health     183
Psychoneuroimmunology (Vol. 10, No. 3, 2001, pp. 94-97)   Robert Ader     187
Psychosocial, Behavioral, and Biological Aspects of Chronic Diseases (Vol. 13, No. 6, 2004, pp. 247-251)   Neil Schneiderman     194
Turning Up the Heat: Inflammation as a Mechanism Linking Chronic Stress, Depression, and Heart Disease (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, pp. 269-272)   Gregory E. Miller   Ekin Blackwell      202
Seasonal Patterns of Stress, Disease, and Sickness Responses (Vol. 13, No. 5, 2004, pp. 198-201)   Randy J. Nelson   Gregory E. Demas     209
Sleep and Immunity: Cytokine Pathways Linking Sleep and Health Outcomes (Vol. 16, No. 1, 2007, pp. 21-25)   Sarosh J. Motivala   Micahael R. Irwin     217
Critical Thinking Questions     224

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