For courses in Physiological/Biopsychology
An up-to-date, comprehensive, and accessible overview of behavioral neuroscience
Physiology of Behavior provides a scholarly yet accessible portrait of the dynamic interaction between biology and behavior. Lead author Neil Carlson and new co-author Melissa Birkett drew upon their experience teaching and working with students to create the new edition of this comprehensive and accessible guide for students of behavioral neuroscience. In addition to updated research, the Twelfth Edition offers an updated art and visual program and a more robust learning architecture that highlights key concepts, guiding students through the text.
1. Introduction 2. Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System 3. Structure of the Nervous System 4. Psychopharmacology 5. Methods and Strategies of Research 6. Vision 7. Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses 8. Control of Movement 9. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 10. Reproductive Behavior 11. Emotion 12. Ingestive Behavior 13. Learning and Memory 14. Human Communication 15. Neurological Disorders 16. Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders 17. Stress, Anxiety, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders 18. Substance Abuse