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An introduction to brain and behavior
Bryan Kolb

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An introduction to brain and behavior
3rd ed., International ed.
Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw

Published 2010 by Worth, Palgrave [distributor] in New York, Basingstoke .
Written in English.

About the Book

Drawing on their extensive experience in teaching and research, the authors explore the biological basis of behaviour, whilst emphasising clinical aspects of neuroscience and reinforcing its relationship to the human experience.

Table of Contents

1. What are the origins of brain and behavior
2. How does the nervous system function?
3. What are the units of nervous-system function?
4. How do neurons transmit information?
5. How do neurons communicate and adapt?
6. How do we study the brain's structure and functions?
7. How does the nervous system develop and adapt?
8. How do drugs and hormones influence the brain and behavior?
9. How do we sense, perceive, and see the world?
10. How do we hear, speak, and make music?
11. How does the nervous system respond to stimulation and produce movement?
12. What causes emotional and motivated behavior?
13. Why do we sleep and dream?
14. How do we learn and remember?
15. How does the brain think?
16. What happens when the brain misbehaves?

Edition Notes

Previous ed.: 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
612.82

The Physical Object

Pagination
1 v. :

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25564801M
Internet Archive
introductiontobr00kolb_912
ISBN 10
1429253746, 071677691X
ISBN 13
9781429253741, 9780716776918
OCLC/WorldCat
463639327

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