Physiology of Behavior

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Allyn and Bacon, 1998 - Psychophysiology - 701 pages
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This revision incoporates discoveries in the field of neuroscience and physiological psychology. There are new chapters on psycopharmacology and on reinforcement and addiction, whilst stress and emotion are now treated in separate chapters.

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Review: Physiology of Behavior, 9th Edition

User Review  - Diazina - 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  - Paul Easton - Goodreads

If you want to learn about physiological psychology this seems like the place to start. It is long and dense but readable and well organized, and seeded with interesting anecdotal topics. It didn't ... Read full review


2L Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System
T Psychopharmacology

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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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