Foundations of Physiological Psychology by Neil R. Carlson

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Foundations of Physiological Psychology offers a briefer, sixteen chapter introduction to the foundations of physiology, incorporating the latest studies and research in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology.

 

The text uses many human examples, case studies, and MyPsychlab featuring Carlson’s Neuroscience Animations to help make the material interesting and relevant to student readers.

 

Origins of Physiological Psychology, 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, and Autism, Attention-Deficit Disorder, Stress Disorders, and Drug Abuse

 

Designed as a main text for use in undergraduate courses in Physiological Psychology, Biopsychology, Physiology of Behavior, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

 

About Neil R. Carlson

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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,
 
Published July 1, 1988 by Allyn & Bacon. 608 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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