7 edition of An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology found in the catalog.
April 2005 by Sinauer Associates .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||933|
Good text, bad editing By Gregory M. Sapolsky, Rae Silver, Edward M. The author makes extensive use of in text citations, as is common in social science texts, and does not assume an extensive biology background, so the book is useful to students approaching animal behavior from either a social science or biological science perspective. The book is organized around the conceptual theme that hormones affect behavior by influencing one or more of three "components" of behaving animals--input mechanisms such as sensory or perceptual processesthe central processing mechanisms of the nervous system either directly, or by affecting its development or structureand output mechanisms such as effectors or peripheral structures.
The invention of radioimmunoassay techniques revolutionized behavioral endocrinology, allowing scientists to see and quantify hormones. Comprehensive and engaging book about sex behavior A Customer on Oct 13, This book is one of the most informative books about the basic mechanisms underlying sex behavior and sex differences. By Busyfig on Jul 22, Good book for my class and cheaper than the college bookstore prices! Randy J. Pomeranc on Nov 18, This is a true text book.
Diseases and medicine[ edit ] main article: Endocrine disease Hyperthyroidism An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology book hypothyroidism are the two major dysfunctions associated to behavioral and brain chemistry changes due to the imbalances in the thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine T3 and thyroxine T4. Minsky Professor and Head, Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University Online Attention Mouseover for Online Attention Data Overview Praise Summary Behavioral Endocrinology addresses a major area within the field of biological psychology, presenting an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of basic concepts in the field at the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level. Also, the book is in-depth but easy to read and obviously very interesting! XV —may render some parts of the book, like the sexual behavior of male rodents chapter 5 or the vaginal cytological assay in rats chapter 6a tedious read for psychologists, with little relevance to behavioral studies in human neuroscience at first sight. Marc Breedlove, C.
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Behavioral Endocrinology, 2nd Edn. Customer Book Reviews Excellent review of the interaction of hormones and behavior A Customer on Sep 25, Quite simply, this is the best textbook on hormones and behavior available today. He also co-directs the Neuroscience Graduate Studies Program. Baum, Jill B.
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McEdwin Alfred E. References Becker J. Generally speaking, this goal can be considered accomplished, as the book provides a comprehensive overview including topics ranging from basic introductory descriptions of hormones, methods and history of the discipline, and the endocrine systems up to a chapter on phenomena as complex as affective disorders.
Despite increased coverage An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology book molecular and cellular An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology book, the book strives for accessibility for non-biological science students. Small Arrow This is a very interesting, authoritative, and well-organized text written by some of the most outstanding investigators in Behavioraal Endocrinology.
Written so the reader can easily understand the information. Looking for possible drawbacks of the present work, first it is—as the cover correctly states—an introduction, not an edited book in which every chapter is authored by specialized experts on the given topic.
It is the principal male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid. The book is organized around the conceptual theme that hormones affect behavior by influencing one or more of three "components" of behaving animals--input mechanisms such as sensory or perceptual processesthe central processing mechanisms of the nervous system either directly, or by affecting its development or structureand output mechanisms such as effectors or peripheral structures.
As an advanced undergraduate interested in behavioral neuroscience, I find this to be an excellent survey of this developing field. It is interdisciplinary in approach with references to fields such as: social, evolutionary and physiological psychology.
The authors have done an excellent job of presenting state-of-the-art techniques and concepts for undetaking 'top-down' research on how hormones affect brain function and behavior. The book is well written, with good, real-world examples, but it still has very detailed information.
Kelley, Doreen Kimura, Edward P. So I ordered this book fast shipping of course and came just in time. As a final note, to put it bluntly, there simply is no comparable book out there, as the other authoritative reference on the topic, Behavioral Endocrinology Becker et al.
An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology, 5th Edn. Prepared by the author, these questions are a helpful resource that can greatly speed the process of preparing exams and quizzes for the course. Following a review of the principles of hormone action and basic neuroscience, Behavioral Endocrinology provides a An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology book, scientific view of what the important issues and complications are for all of these questions and many others.
By Lucy Cat on Jul 31, I have been using this book for interest purposes. For Instructors -The Instructor's Resource Library includes electronic versions of all the textbook's figures and tables.
XV —may render some parts of the book, like the sexual behavior of male rodents chapter 5 or the vaginal cytological assay in rats chapter 6a tedious read for psychologists, with little relevance to behavioral studies in human neuroscience at first sight.
The third edition of his textbook, "An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology "was published in by Sinauer Associates. Later chapters discuss parental and social behavior, homeostasis and behavior, biological rhythms, and stress.
All figures and tables are also provided in ready-to-use PowerPoint presentations.Despite increased coverage of molecular and cellular approaches, the book strives for accessibility for non-biological science students.
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