An Introduction to Brain & Behavior (4th Revised edition)

An Introduction to Brain & Behavior (4th Revised edition)

By: Bryan Kolb (author), Ian Q. Whishaw (author)Paperback

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Drawing on their extensive experience in teaching and research, the authors explore the biological basis of behaviour, whilst emphasising clinical aspects of neuroscience and reinforcing its relationship to the human experience.

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BRYAN KOLB is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Holds a Board of Governors Chair in Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. He is a Killiam Fellow (Canadian Council), a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is a recipient of the Hebb Prize from CPA and from the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS) and is a former president of the CSBBCS. IAN Q. WHISHAW is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and holds a Board of Governors Chair in Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is the recipient of a Bronze medal from the Canadian Humane Society, a recipient of the Ingrid Speaker medal for research, and President of NeuroDetective, Inc.

Contents

What Are the Origins of Brain and Behavior? How Does the Nervous System Function? What Are the Functional Units of the Nervous System? How Do Neurons Use Electrical Activity to Transmit Information? How Do Neurons Use Electrochemical Signals to Communicate and Adapt? How Do Drugs and Hormones Influence the Brain and Behavior? How Do We Study the Brain's Structure and Functions? How Does the Nervous System Develop and Adapt? How Do We Sense, Perceive, and See the World? How Do We Hear, Speak, and Make Music? How Does the Nervous System Respond to Stimulation and Produce Movement? What Causes Emotional and Motivated Behavior? Why Do We Sleep and Dream? How Do We Learn and Remember? How Does the Brain Think? What Happens When the Brain Misbehaves?

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781464118999
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9781464118999
  • weight: 1590
  • ISBN10: 146411899X
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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