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Behavioral Endocrinology

ISBN-10: 0262523213

ISBN-13: 9780262523219

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Jill B. Becker, S. Marc Breedlove, David Crews, Margaret M. McCarthy

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Description:

This behavioural endocrinology text provides detailed information on what hormones are, how they affect cells, and how such effects can alter the behavior of animals, including humans.
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 6/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 776
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Jill B. Becker is Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan.

Contents in Detail
Preface
Contributors
Introduction
Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology
Molecular Approaches to Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
Sexual Differentiation of the Brain and Behavior
Hormones and Reproductive Behaviors
Neuroendocrinology of Sexual Behavior in the Female
Neuroendocrinology of Sexual Behavior in the Male
Hormonal Influences on Human Sexual Behavior
Diversity and Evolution of Hormone-Behavior Relations in Reproductive Behavior
Hormonal Influences on Courtship Behaviors
Hormones and Parental Behavior
Hormones and Regulatory Functions
Neuroendocrine and Behavioral Influences on the Immune System
Endocrinology of the Stress-Response
Hormones and Biological Rhythms
Hormonal Influences on Sensorimotor Function and Cognition
Hormonal Influences on Sensorimotor Function
Hormones and Cognition in Nonhuman Animals
Sex Differences in Human Brain and Cognition: The Influence of Sex Steroids in Early and Adult Life
Reciprocal Regulation of Hormones and Behavior
Hormonal Regulation of Ingestive Behaviors
Invertebrate Systems for the Study of Hormone Brain-Behavior Relationships
Environmental Factors Influencing Hormone Secretion
Glossary
Index