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Brain & Behavior
An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

Sixth Edition
  • Bob Garrett - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA
  • Gerald Hough - Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ


October 2020 | 704 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Spark students’ excitement about the power of the mind with the latest edition of Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience. In the fully revised Sixth Edition, authors Bob Garrett and Gerald Hough showcase the ever-expanding body of research into the biological foundations of human behavior through a big-picture approach. With thought-provoking examples and a carefully designed, full-color visual program, this text allows any student to appreciate the importance and relevance of this field of study. New features and coverage for the sixth edition include fully revised learning objectives, a streamlined box feature program, an expanded collection of detailed animations, and updated research on timely topics including drugs and addiction, sex and gender, and emotions and health.


 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1 . What Is Behavioral Neuroscience?
The Origins of Behavioral Neuroscience

 
Nature and Nurture

 
 
Part I. Neural Foundations of Behavior: The Basic Equipment
 
Chapter 2 . Communication Within the Nervous System
The Cells That Make Us Who We Are

 
How Neurons Communicate With Each Other

 
 
Chapter 3 . The Organization and Functions of
The Central Nervous System

 
The Peripheral Nervous System

 
Development and Change in the Nervous System

 
 
Chapter 4 . The Methods and Ethics of Research
Science, Research, and Theory

 
Research Techniques

 
Research Ethics

 
 
Part II. Motivation and Emotion: What Makes Us Go
 
Chapter 5 . Drugs, Addiction, and Reward
Psychoactive Drugs

 
Addiction

 
The Role of Genes in Addiction

 
 
Chapter 6 . Motivation and the Regulation of Internal States
Motivation and Homeostasis

 
Hunger: A Complex Drive

 
Obesity

 
Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder

 
 
Chapter 7 . The Biology of Sex and Ge
Sex as a Form of Motivation

 
The Biological Determination of Sex

 
Gender-Related Behavioral and Cognitive Differences

 
Biological Origins of Gender Identity

 
Sexual Orientation

 
 
Chapter 8 . Emotion and Health
Emotion and the Nervous System

 
Stress, Immunity, and Health

 
Biological Origins of Aggression

 
 
Part III. Interacting With the World
 
Chapter 9 . Hearing and Language
Hearing

 
Language

 
 
Chapter 10 . Vision and Visual Perception
Light and the Visual Apparatus

 
Color Vision

 
Form Vision

 
The Perception of Objects, Color, and Movement

 
 
Chapter 11 . The Body Senses and Movement
The Body Senses

 
Movement

 
 
Part IV. Complex Behavior
 
Chapter 12 . Learning and Memory
Learning as the Storage of Memories

 
Brain Changes in Learning

 
Learning Deficiencies and Disorders

 
 
Chapter 13 . Intelligence and Cognitive Functioning
The Nature of Intelligence

 
The Biological Origins of Intelligence

 
Deficiencies and Disorders of Intelligence

 
 
Chapter 14 . Psychological Disorders
Schizophrenia

 
Affective Disorders

 
Anxiety, Trauma, and Stress-Related Disorders

 
Personality Disorders

 
 
Chapter 15 . Sleep and Consciousness
Sleep and Dreaming

 
The Neural Bases of Consciousness

 
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

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