Biological and Biochemical Bases of Behavior

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University of Wisconsin Press, 1958 - Psychophysiology - 476 pages
Tabla de contenidos: 1. Behavioral contributions to interdisciplinary research -- 2. Non specific brain mechanisms -- 3. Reticular-cortical systems and theories of the integrative action of the brain -- 4. Organization of somatic sensory and motor areas of the cerebral cortex -- 5. Correlations between neurophysiological activity in the cortex and short-term behavior in the monkey -- 6. The neural basis of auditory discrimination -- 7. Cortical connections and functional organization of the thalamic auditory system of the cat -- 8. Neocortical function in behavior -- 9. Some psychological determinants of sparing and loss following damage to the brain -- 10. The paleocortex and behavioral motivation -- 11. Adaptive functions of paleocortical and related structures -- 12. Neural and chemical regulation of behavior --13. The neurochemical substrates of cerebral function and activity -- 14. Brain chemistry and adaptive behavior -- 15. Physiological plasticity and brain circuit theory -- 16. Plasticity of behavior: psychological series -- 17. Alice in wonderland, or, psychology among the biological sciences.

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