Physiology of Behavior: Pearson New International Edition


11e édition

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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
11
Auteur
Neil R. Carlson,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
PSY000000 PSYCHOLOGY
BIC subject category (UK)
JM Psychology
Code publique Onix
05 Enseignement supérieur
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Psychologie

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01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292036380
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 720
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In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 

1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1    Introduction 

Chapter 2   Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System   

Chapter 3   Structure of the Nervous System 

Chapter 4   Psychopharmacology

Chapter 5   Methods and Strategies of Research 

Chapter 6  Vision 

Chapter 7   Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Sense 

Chapter 8   Control of Movement 

Chapter 9   Sleep and Biological Rhythms 

Chapter 10    Reproductive Behavior 

Chapter 11    Emotion 

Chapter 12    Ingestive Behavior 

Chapter 13    Learning and Memory 

Chapter 14    Human Communication 

Chapter 15    Neurological Disorders 

Chapter 16    Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders 

Chapter 17    Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity

   Disorder, and Stress Disorders 

 

 

2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1   Introduction 

Understanding Human Consciousness: A Physiological Approach

The Nature of Physiological Psychology 

Natural Selection and Evolution 

Ethical Issues In Research With Animals 

Careers in Neuroscience 

Strategies for Learning 

 

Chapter 2 Structure and Functions of Cells of The Nervous System   

Cells of the Nervous System 

Communication within a Neuron 

Communication between Neurons 

 

Chapter 3 Structure of the Nervous System 

Basic Features of the Nervous System 

The Central Nervous System 

The Peripheral Nervous System 

 

Chapter 4 Psychopharmacology

Principles Of Psychopharmacology 

Sites Of Drug Action 

Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators 

 

Chapter 5 Methods and Strategies of Research 

Experimental Ablation 

Recording And Stimulating Neural Activity 

Neurochemical Methods 

Genetic Methods 

 

Chapter 6     Vision 

The Stimulus 

Anatomy of the Visual System 

Coding Of Visual Information in the Retina 

Analysis of Visual Information: Role of The Striate Cortex 

Analysis of Visual Information: Role of The Visual Association Cortex 

 

Chapter 7 Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Sense 

Audition 

Vestibular System 

Somatosenses 

Gustation 

Olfaction 

 

Chapter 8 Control of Movement 

Muscles 

Reflexive Control of Movement 

Control of Movement by the Brain 

 

Chapter 9 Sleep and Biological Rhythms 

A Physiological and Behavioral Description Of Sleep 

Disorders of Sleep 

Why Do We Sleep? 

Physiological Mechanisms of Sleep And Waking 

Biological Clocks 

 

Chapter 10   Reproductive Behavior 

Sexual Development 

Hormonal Control of Sexual Behavior 

Neural Control of Sexual Behavior 

Parental Behavior 

 

Chapter 11   Emotion 

Emotions as Response Patterns 

Communication of Emotions 

Feelings of Emotions 

 

Chapter 12   Ingestive Behavior 

Physiological Regulatory Mechanisms 

Drinking 

Eating: Some Facts about Metabolism 

What Starts A Meal? 

What Stops A Meal? 

Brain Mechanisms 

Obesity 

Anorexia Nervosa/Bulimia Nervosa 

 

Chapter 13   Learning and Memory 

The Nature of Learning 

Synaptic Plasticity: Long-Term Potentiation and Long-Term Depression 

Perceptual Learning 

Classical Conditioning 

Instrumental Conditioning 

Relational Learning 

 

Chapter 14   Human Communication 

Speech Production and Comprehension: Brain Mechanisms 

Disorders of Reading and Writing 

 

Chapter 15   Neurological Disorders 

Tumors 

Seizure Disorders 

Cerebrovascular Accidents 

Disorders of Development 

Degenerative Disorders 

Disorders Caused By Infectious Diseases 

 

Chapter 16  Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders 

Schizophrenia 

Major Affective Disorders 

 

Chapter 17 Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Stress Disorders 

Anxiety Disorders 

Autistic Disorder 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 

Stress Disorders 


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