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Behavioral Neuroscience - Interactive eBook
Essentials and Beyond



January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
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This dynamic, mobile-friendly Interactive eBook version of Behavioral Neuroscience: Essentials and Beyond goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking, giving you access to SAGE Premium Video—curated specifically for this text. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia features, including: 

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Chapter 1: Behavioral Neuroscience: understanding brain-behavior relationships
Introduction

 
1.1 What is behavioral neuroscience?

 
1.2 The evolution of brain-behavior relationships

 
1.3 The origins of behavioral neuroscience

 
1.4 Studying Brain and Behavior Today

 
 
Chapter 2: Neurons and Glia
Introduction

 
2.1 Putting neurons into context

 
2.2 The structure of neurons

 
2.3 The action potential

 
2.4 Glia

 
 
Chapter 3: The Synapse, Neurotransmitters, Drugs and Addiction
Introduction

 
3.1 The synapse

 
3.2 Neurotransmitters

 
3.3 Drugs and drug addiction

 
 
Chapter 4: The Nervous System
Introduction

 
4.1 Central Nervous System Development

 
4.2 The Fully Developed Brain

 
4.3 The Peripheral Nervous System

 
 
Chapter 5: Neuro Development, Neuroplasticity and Aging
Introduction

 
5.1 Neurodevelopment

 
5.2 Neuroplasticity

 
5.3 The Aging Brain: adolescence and old age

 
 
Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception 1: Vision and Hearing
Introduction

 
6.1 Vision

 
6.2 Hearing

 
 
Chapter 7: Sensation and Perception 2: taste, smell and touch
Introduction

 
7.1 Taste

 
7.2 Smell

 
7.3 Touch

 
 
Chapter 8 Sensorimotor Systems
Introduction

 
8.1 This is what makes you move

 
8.2 Spinal control of movement

 
8.3 Cortical control of movement and sensorimotor Integration

 
 
Chapter 9: Motivation: Energy Balance, Temperature regulation and Sleep
Introduction

 
9.1 Theories of Motivation

 
9.2 Physiological Mechanisms

 
9.3 Wake and Sleep Regulation

 
 
Chapter 10: Hormones: Social and Reproductive and Behavior
Introduction

 
10.1 What are hormones?

 
10.2 Hormones and behavior

 
10.3 Organizing effects of hormones and sexual orientation

 
 
Chapter 11: Emotions
Introduction

 
11.1 What are Emotions?

 
11.2 Emotions: where in the brain

 
11.3 Emotions and decision-making: beyond the amygdala

 
11.4 Aggression

 
 
Chapter 12: Memory and Learning
Introduction

 
12.1 Memory and memory systems

 
12.2 Long-term memory

 
12.3 Memory consolidation

 
12.4 Navigating through space: spatial memory

 
12.5 Learning at the molecular level: the acquisition of memories

 
 
Chapter 13: Attention and Consciousness
Introduction

 
13.1 Attention

 
13.2 Consciousness

 
 
Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders
Introduction

 
14.1 What is a psychological disorder?

 
14.2 Anxiety Disorders

 
14.3 Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

 
14.4 Major Depressive Disorder

 
14.5 Schizophrenia

 
 
Chapter 15: Social Neuroscience
Introduction

 
15.1 What is Social Neuroscience?

 
15.2 Self-Awareness

 
15.3 Theory of Mind

 
15.4 Social Pain

 
15.5 Altruism

 
15.6 Cooperation and Trust

 
Key features
KEY FEATURES:
  • SAGE premium video in the Interactive eBook boosts student comprehension and bolsters analysis. 
    • Figures Brought to Life animations demonstrate concept processes with animated versions of in-text illustrations and are accompanied by easy-to-follow narrations
    • Stories of Behavioral Neuroscience videos explain chapter concepts in a narrative and storytelling format.
  • A modular format makes it easy for instructors to assign students specific topics by referring to any given module or unit of the textbook.
  • Summaries and questions after each of the modules allow students to review key points presented in the chapter and test their understanding of the material.
  • It's a myth boxes dispel the many myths concerning brain and behavior that often circulate.
  • Application boxes explore some of each of the chapter’s material in more depth and provide students with examples of how some of the findings and information presented in the chapters can be used in real-life settings.
  • References to original studies backing the concepts allow instructors to easily trace back original studies to further explain them.
 

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