Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience, Books a la Carte Edition

ISBN-10: 0205940404
ISBN-13: 9780205940400
Edition: 9th 2014
Authors: Neil R. Carlson
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Book details

List price: $126.75
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 2/18/2013
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 512
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Helps apply the research findings of behavioral neuroscience to daily life.The ninth edition of Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscienceoffers a concise introduction to behavioral neuroscience. The text incorporates the latest studies and research inthe rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology. The theme of strategies of learning helps readers apply these research findings to daily life. Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscienceis anideal choicefor the instructor who wants a concise text with agood balance of human and animal studies.MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Carlson program. Key learning applications include the MyPsychLab Brain.Teaching & Learning ExperiencePersonalize Learning - MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.Improve Critical Thinking -Each chapter begins with a list of Learning Objectives that also serve as the framework for the Study Guide that accompanies this text.Engage Students -An Interim Summary follows each major section of the book. The summaries provide useful reviews and alsobreak each chapter into manageable chunks.Explore Theory/Research - APS Reader, Current Directions in Biopsychology in MyPsychLabSupport Instructors - A full set of supplements, including MyPsychLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class - all at a fraction of the bound book price.

In this Section:
Brief Table of Contents
Full Table of Contents
Brief Table of Contents
Origins of Behavioral Neuroscience
Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
Structure of the Nervous System
Psychopharmacology
Methods and Strategies of Research
Vision
Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses
Sleep and Biological Rhythms
Reproductive Behavior
Emotion
Ingestive Behavior
Learning and Memory
Human Communication
Neurological Disorders
Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders
Autistic, Attention-Deficit, Stress,nd Substance Abuse Disorders
Full Table of Contents
Origins of Behavioral Neuroscience
Understanding Human Consciousness: A Physiological Approach
The Nature of Behavioral Neuroscience
Natural Selection and Evolution
Ethical Issues in Research with Animals
Careers in Neuroscience
Strategies for Learning
Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
Cells of the Nervous System
Communication Within a Neuron
Communication Between Neurons
Structure of the Nervous System
Basic Features of the Nervous System
The Central Nervous System
The Peripheral Nervous System
Psychopharmacology
Principles of Psychopharmacology
Sites of Drug Action
Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators
Methods and Strategies of Research
Experimental Ablation
Recording and Stimulating Neural Activity
Neurochemical Methods
Genetic Methods
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
Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses
Audition
Vestibular System
Somatosenses
Gustation
Olfaction
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
Reproductive Behavior
Sexual Development
Hormonal Control of Sexual Behavior
Neural Control of Sexual Behavior
Parental Behavior
Emotion
Emotions as Response Patterns
Communication of Emotions
Feelings of Emotions
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
Learning and Memory
The Nature of Learning
Synaptic Plasticity: Long-Term Potentiation and Long-Term Depression
Perceptual Learning
Classical Conditioning
Instrumental Conditioning
Relational Learning
Human Communication
Speech Production and Comprehension: Brain Mechanisms
Disorders of Reading and Writing
Neurological Disorders
Tumors
Seizure Disorders
Cerebrovascular Accidents
Traumatic Brain Injury
Disorders of Development
Degenerative Disorders
Disorders Caused by Infectious Diseases
Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders
Schizophrenia
Major Affective Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Autistic, Attention-Deficit, Stress,nd Substance Abuse Disorders
Autistic Disorder
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Stress Disorders
Substance Abuse Disorders

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