Physiology of behavior

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Allyn and Bacon, 1998 - Medical - 701 pages
4 Reviews
The revision of this classic book incorporates the latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology. Carlson's book remains the definitive reference.Comprehensive and cutting edge research is combined with a coherent and reader-friendly writing style. The two new chapters on psychopharmacology and reinforcement & addiction complement the rest of the book's topics, which include: research, vision, body senses, chemical senses, movement, anxiety, autism, and more.

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Review: Physiology of Behavior, 9th Edition

User Review  - Deborah Baremberg - Goodreads

This has been my favourite textbook of all time, and the first I read cover-to-cover. Well laid-out, comprehensive, and engagingly written to the point of boasting a few laugh-out-loud moments. Excellent introduction to the interface between Physiology, Neurology, and Psychology. Read full review

Review: Physiology of Behavior, 9th Edition

User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

This has been my favourite textbook of all time, and the first I read cover-to-cover. Well laid-out, comprehensive, and engagingly written to the point of boasting a few laugh-out-loud moments. Excellent introduction to the interface between Physiology, Neurology, and Psychology. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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2L Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
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T Psychopharmacology
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About the author (1998)

Neil Carlson, U Mass Amherst 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 Behavior "and "Foundations of Physiological ""Psychology,

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