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Foundations of Physiological Psychology By Neil R. Carlson

Foundations of Physiological Psychology
by Neil R. Carlson

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A brief version of Carlson's "Physiology of Behaviour" with more emphasis on studies with humans. The book includes increased coverage of psychopharmacology mental disorders including schizophrenia, affective disorders, anxiety disorders, autism, addiction, and the effects of stress.
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Foundations of Physiological Psychology by Neil R. Carlson

This brief text introduces the student to the methods and results of research in behavioural neuroscience. Although research with laboratory animals provides the core of the knowledge imparted by the text, the author describes many studies involving humans, including analyses of deficits caused by damage to various regions of the brain and results of functional imaging studies using PET and functional MRI. *A chapter (Ch. 4) on psychopharmacology, which reflects the increased interest in the effects of drugs on the nervous system. *Two chapters (Chs. 15 and 16) on mental disorders, covering the topics of schizophrenia, affective disorders, anxiety disorders, autism, addiction, and the effects of stress. *An all-new set of beautiful, accurate, and informative illustrations. *Descriptions of the latest research. *A chapter (Ch. 4) on psychopharmacology, which reflects the increased interest in the effects of drugs on the nervous system *Two chapters (Chs. 15 and 16) on mental disorders, covering the topics of schizophrenia, affective disorders, anxiety disorders, autism, addiction, and the effects of stress *An all-new set of beautiful, accurate, and informative illustrations *Descriptions of the latest research

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Table of Contents


*Origins of Physiological Psychology *Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System *Structure of the Nervous System *Psychopharmocology *Methods and Strategies of Research *Vision *Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Senses *Sleep and Biological Rhythms *Reproductive Behavior *Emotion Drinking and Eating *Learning and Memory: Basic Mechanisms *Human Communication *Neurological Disorders *Schizophrenia, the Affective Disorders, and the Anxiety Disorders *Autistic Disorder, Addiction, and Stress Disorders

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GOR002692718
Foundations of Physiological Psychology by Neil R. Carlson
Neil R. Carlson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
1998-11-04
544
0205294537
9780205294534
N/A
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