Physiology of Behavior / Edition 6

Physiology of Behavior / Edition 6

by Neil R. Carlson
     
 

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 book for physiological psychology. This classic incorporates the latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology and… See more details below

Overview

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 book for physiological psychology. This classic 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. For anyone interested in physiological psychology or biological psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205273409
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
701
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 11.19(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System26
Ch. 3Structure of the Nervous System63
Ch. 4Psychopharmacology96
Ch. 5Methods and Strategies of Research130
Ch. 6Vision160
Ch. 7Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses200
Ch. 8Control of Movement242
Ch. 9Sleep and Biological Rhythms270
Ch. 10Reproduction Behavior304
Ch. 11Emotion339
Ch. 12Ingestive Behavior: Drinking371
Ch. 13Ingestive Behavior: Eating392
Ch. 14Learning and Memory: Basic Mechanisms423
Ch. 15Relational Learning and Amnesia466
Ch. 16Human Communication495
Ch. 17Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders527
Ch. 18Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, and Stress Disorders557
Ch. 19Drug Abuse582
References611
Name Index669
Subject Index678

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