The Neurobiology of Behavior: An Introduction

1st Edition

Gordon J. Mogenson

Routledge
March 9, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 344 Pages
ISBN 9781138559769 - CAT# Y381020
Series: Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

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Summary

Originally published in 1977, the objective of this book was to examine the mechanisms by which the multiple factors or determinants – homeostatic deficits, hormonal influences, circadian rhythms, experiential and cognitive factors – become translated by the central nervous system into thermoregulatory, feeding, sexual, aggressive, and other behaviours. A conceptual framework has been used that reflects relevant contributions from biology, regulatory physiology, physiological psychology, and other neuroscience disciplines. The final chapter deals with difficulties in brain-behaviour research in relation to experimental strategies and with crucial problems for future investigation.

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