The latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology are all incorporated in The Ninth Edition of Physiology of Behavior. This classic text continues its tradition as the most comprehensive, current, and teachable text for physiological psychology.
Thoughtfully organized, this text 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. Case studies and a CD of animations bring all the concepts to life.
Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System, Psychopharmacology, Methods and Strategies of Research, Vision, Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses, Control of Movement, Sleep and Biological Rhythms, Reproductive Behavior, Emotion,
Ingestive Behavior, Learning and Memory, Human Communication, Neurological Disorders, Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Stress Disorders, and Drug Abuse
Physiological Psychology and Neuropsychology
Product Details for physiology of behavior
- author: Neil R. Carlson
- Hardcover:752 pages
- Publisher:Allyn & Bacon; 9 edition (April 7, 2006)
- Product Dimensions:11.2 x 8.7 x 1.3 inches
- Shipping Weight:3.90 pounds
About the AuthorNeil Carlson, U MassAmherst
Emeritus at the University of Masschusetts at Amherst, Neil Carlson is an active researcher focusing on the relationship between the brain and behavior – specifically the role of the limbic system in learning and species-typical behavior. Dr. Carlson received his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. In addition to writing Psychology: The Science of Behavior, Dr. Carlson is also the author of two best-selling physiology of behavior textbooks –Psychology: The Science of BehaviorandFoundations of PhysiologicalPsychology.