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Physiology of Behavior

Physiology of Behavior - 11th edition

Physiology of Behavior - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9780205239399

ISBN10: 0205239390

Physiology of Behavior by Neil R. Carlson - ISBN 9780205239399
Edition: 11TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
Published:
International: No
Physiology of Behavior by Neil R. Carlson - ISBN 9780205239399

ISBN13: 9780205239399

ISBN10: 0205239390

Edition: 11TH 13

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Summary

The most current, comprehensive, and teachable text for Biopsychology

Thoughtfully organized,Physiology of Behaviorprovides a scholarly yet accessible portrait of the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Close collaboration between the author and a talented artist has resulted in beautiful, accurate, and pedagogically effective illustrations in every chapter.

No other author compares to Carlson when it comes to thoroughly updating research. This revision incorporates the latest discoveries in biological psychology, and includes over 400 new references.

Integrated for the first time with MyPsychLab, featuring an interactive Virtual Brain, chapter study plans, flashcards, and other resources, Carlson's 11thedition offers students an immersive and engaging experience.

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  • Engage Students- A close collaboration between the author and a talented artist has resulted in beautiful, accurate, and pedagogically effective illustrations in every chapter.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System 26
Ch. 3 Structure of the Nervous System 63
Ch. 4 Psychopharmacology 96
Ch. 5 Methods and Strategies of Research 130
Ch. 6 Vision 160
Ch. 7 Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses 200
Ch. 8 Control of Movement 242
Ch. 9 Sleep and Biological Rhythms 270
Ch. 10 Reproduction Behavior 304
Ch. 11 Emotion 339
Ch. 12 Ingestive Behavior: Drinking 371
Ch. 13 Ingestive Behavior: Eating 392
Ch. 14 Learning and Memory: Basic Mechanisms 423
Ch. 15 Relational Learning and Amnesia 466
Ch. 16 Human Communication 495
Ch. 17 Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders 527
Ch. 18 Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, and Stress Disorders 557
Ch. 19 Drug Abuse 582
References 611
Name Index 669
Subject Index 678