Principles of Hormone/Behavior Relations

Principles of Hormone/Behavior Relations

1st Edition - September 20, 2004

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  • eBook ISBN: 9780080473970

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This text introduces underlying principles of the endocrine regulation of behavior in animals and humans. Every chapter begins by stating a principle, followed by specific examples of hormone actions derived from scientific experiments and clinical observations, and concludes with a few challenging unanswered questions. The reference source Hormones, Brain & Behavior identified this field as rapidly expanding within neurobiology and endocrinology. Now, this well-illustrated and referenced text will serve students from undergraduate school to medical school as they learn this new discipline.

Table of Contents

  • Section I.
    Characterizing the Phenomena: Hormone Effects are Strong and Reliable
    Section II.
    History: Hormone Effects can Depend on Family, Gender, and Development
    Section III.
    Time: Hormonal Effects on Behavior Depend on Temporal Parameters
    Section IV.
    Space: Spatial Aspects of Hormone Administration and Impact are Important
    Section V.
    Mechanisms: Molecular and Biophysical Mechanisms of Hormone Actions Give Clues to Future Therapeutic Strategies
    Section VI.
    Environment: Environmental Variables Influence Hormone/Behavior Relations
    Section VII.
    Evolution

Product details

  • No. of pages: 360
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2004
  • Published: September 20, 2004
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080473970

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