Behavioural Sciences

An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology by Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

How does the mind keep an eye on sexual habit, or keep an eye on our bodyweight? How can we do something about tension? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra in addition to, this completely revised new version displays the numerous advances which have been made within the research of neuroendocrinology over the past 20 years. The textual content examines the significance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel websites of hormone free up together with bone, middle, skeletal muscle and liver. The function of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of aim tissues, is built-in into the dialogue of the neuroendocrine mind, specially via adjustments in gene expression. specific consciousness is hooked up to neuropeptides, together with their profound impact on habit. entire with new full-color figures all through, besides evaluate and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this can be an amazing source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

Show description

Read or Download An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology PDF

Similar behavioural sciences books

Science as Psychology

Technological know-how as Psychology unearths the complexity and richness of rationality via demonstrating how social relationships, emotion, tradition and id, are implicated within the problem-solving practices of laboratory scientists. The authors assemble and learn interview and observational facts from innovation-focused laboratories within the engineering sciences to teach how the complicated practices of laboratory learn scientists offer wealthy mental insights, and the way a greater realizing of technology perform allows figuring out of humans extra mostly.

The Oxford Handbook of Eye Movements (Oxford Library of Psychology)

Some time past few years, there was an explosion of eye circulate learn in cognitive technology and neuroscience. This has been a result of availability of 'off the shelf' eye trackers, besides software program to permit the straightforward acquisition and research of eye flow facts. Accompanying this has been a realisation that eye circulate info may be informative approximately many various features of perceptual and cognitive processing.

Cognitive Assessment for Clinicians

There were huge, immense advances over the past decade in our figuring out of cognitive functionality, fairly points of reminiscence, language and a spotlight, yet those haven't been made available to clinicians. This ebook goals to include those advances in concept into medical perform and to supply a realistic method of cognitive valuation on the bedside, in line with equipment constructed on the Cambridge sanatorium over the last 15 years.

Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy

Neurologic track remedy (NMT) is a sort of track treatment constructed for individuals struggling with cognitive, sensory, or motor dysfunctions - bobbing up from neurological ailments of the worried procedure. those who can take advantage of this remedy comprise victims from: stroke, anxious mind damage, Parkinson's and Huntington's illness, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's illness, autism, and different neurological illnesses affecting cognition, circulation, and verbal exchange (e.

Additional resources for An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 25 votes