Hormones, Brain and Behavior (3rd Edition) – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Donald W. Pfaff, Marian Joels
  • File Size: 55 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 2474 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Publication Date: December 5, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0128035927
  • ISBN-13: 9780128035924, 9780128036082

$2,995.00 $340.00

Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 3rd Edition (PDF) uses a state-of-the-art summary of hormonally-moderated habits, consisting of a comprehensive conversation of the impacts of hormones on fish, bugs, birds, rodents, amphibians, and people. Entries have actually been thoroughly developed to offer an important source of info for scientists and trainees in neuroendocrinology and those operating in associated locations, such as psychology, psychiatry, biology, and neurology.

This most current 3rd edition has actually been considerably reorganized to consist of both fundamental info and current advancements in the field. Continuing the focus on interdisciplinary research study and useful applications, the ebook consists of posts lined up in 5 primary subject areas, with brand-new chapters consisted of on genomic and hereditary methods and scientific examinations.

This referral offers distinct treatment of all significant invertebrate and vertebrate design systems with exceptional chances for relating behavior to molecular genes. The subjects cover an uncommon breadth (from ecophysiology to particles), varying from fundamental science to scientific research study, making this referral of interest to a broad series of researchers in a range of fields.

Key Features of Hormones, Brain and Behavior 3rd edition

  • Comprehensive and upgraded protection of a quickly growing field of research study
  • An perfect resource for interdisciplinary knowing and understanding in the fields of behavior and hormones
  • Covers an uncommon breadth of subject fields and subjects, varying from particles to ecophysiology, and from scientific research study to fundamental science
  • A unique treatment of all significant invertebrate and vertebrate design systems with exceptional chances for relating behavior to molecular genes


Students, fellows, scientists, and scholastic clinicians mostly in biology, psychiatry, neurology, psychology, and endocrinology. This work will likewise interest fisheries workers, farming trainees and specialists, biochemists, anatomists, physiologists, and geneticists

Table of Contents

Male sexual behavior; Female sexual behavior; Parental behavior, Social association and set-bonding; Hormones and aggressive behavior; Food consumption and its hormone control; Body fluid homeostasis, Stress, opioid peptides, and receptors; Social tension: impacts on hormones, brain and behavior; Communication by chemical signals; Hormonal and pheromonal impacts on the limbic system: ramifications for reproductive behavior; Circadian policy of endocrine function; Mammalian seasonal rhythms: behavior and neuroendocrine substrates; Steroids and knowing; Hormonal impacts on memory; Hormones and prefrontal cortex-associated behavior; Animal well-being in the lab and on the farm: behavioral and neuroendocrine signs; Reproductive Plasticity in Fish: Evolutionary Lability in the Patterning of Neuroendocrine and Behavioral Traits Underlying Divergent Sexual Phenotypes; Weakly Electric Fish: Behavior, Neurobiology, and Neuroendocrinology; Hormonal and Pheromonal control of Behavior in Fish; Social Regulation of Reproduction: What Changes and Why?; Sex altering fishes
Hormones and the Regulation of Vocal Patterns in Amphibians: Xenopus laevis Vocalizations as a Model System; Endocrinology of Complex Life Cycles: Amphibians; Sensorimotor Processing Model: Neuroendocrine Control of Reproductive Behaviors in an Amphibian; Neuroendocrine controls of social behavior in frogs; Hormones, Brain, and Behavior in Reptiles; Ecophysiological Studies of Hormone–Behavior Relations in Birds; Neuroendocrine Regulation of Reproductive Behavior in Birds; Neural and Hormonal Control of Birdsong; The function of behavior as evaluated by phenotypic engineering with testosterone; Behavioral impacts of fast modifications in steroids in the bird brain; Nervous System Actions of Insect Developmental Hormones in Adult Insects; Biogenic Amines as Circulating Hormones in Insects; Regulation of Honeybee Worker (Apis mellifera) Life Histories by Vitellogenin; Endocrine Influences on the Organization of Insect Societies (incl. body clocks?); Stressed-Out Insects: Hormonal Actions and Behavioral Modifications; Hormones and behavioral caste in bumblebees; Rapid membrane impacts of estrogens  in the main nerve system; Estrogen policy of neurotransmitters and development aspect signaling; Genetic systems in neural and hormone controls over female reproductive habits; Model systems for the research study of androgen-controlled gene expression in the main nerve system; Molecular Aspects of thyroid hormonal agent-controlled behavior; Corticosteroid actions on electrical activity in the brain; Genomic and (epi)hereditary elements of corticosteroid action in brain; Mechanisms of aldosterone  action in brain and behavior; Mechanism of progesterone receptor action in the brain; Progesterone: synthesis, metabolic process, system of action, and impacts in the nerve system; Novel impacts of neuroactive steroids in the main nerve system; Oxytocin; Vasopressin receptors; Cell biology of oxytocin and vasopressin cells; Electrophysiology and Molecular residential or commercial properties of the oxytocin and vasopressin producing systems in mammals; Gonadotropin launching hormonal agent; Neurophysiology of GnRH; Corticotropin launching aspect: putative neurotransmitter actions of a neurohormone; The brain renin-angiotensin system; Melanocortin receptors; The Gonadal Axis: A life viewpoint; The Gonadal Axis: Genetic flaws – Male; The Gonadal Axis: Genetic flaws – Female; The Gonadal Axis: Kallmans; Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis: CAH; The Gonadal Axis: Sexual Orientation; The Gonadal Axis: Transsexualism; Hypothalamic-Thyroid Axis: Genetic flaws and  Iodine shortage; Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis; The Gonadal Axis: Premenstrual Syndrome; The Gonadal Axis: Assisted Reproduction; Thyroid hormonal agent replacement; Glucocorticoid replacement; The HPA Axis: Depression, Stress and Anxiety; The HPA Axis: PTSD; GH excess and effectiveness; Aging; Pituitary and Hypothalamic growths; Anorexia and Bulimia; Obesity and cravings; Alcohol abuse; Drug abuse; Diabetes; Specificity Conferring Mechanism of Glucocorticoid and Mineralocorticoid Action in the Brain; Growth Hormone IGF-1 and Aging; Sexual distinction of the brain- mode, systems, and significance; Genetic contribution to sex distinctions in brain and behavior; Epigenetic contribution to sex distinctions in brain and behavior; Environmental Endocrine Disruption of Brain and Behavior; Sexual distinction of neurotransmitters and neuromodulation; Sexual Differentiation of Mammalian Olfactory Communication; Early-life tension effect on neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric conditions (this would consist of an epigenetic element); Early-Life Experiences: Enduring Behavioral, Neurological, and Endocrinological Consequences; Thyroid Hormones and Brain Development; Sexual Differentiation of Brain and Behavior in Birds; Sexual Differentiation of Behavior in Nonhuman Primates; Gonadal Hormones and Sexual Differentiation of Human Brain and Behavior; Sexual identity and sexual preference; Influence of gonadal steroid hormones on nerve system structure and function throughout teenage years; Neuroendocrine Regulation of Puberty; Regulation of Human Puberty; Hormone policy of neurogenesis throughout the life expectancy; Effects of Sex Steroids on Damaged Neural Systems; Effects of tension throughout the life expectancy on the brain and behavior; Reproductive aging of neuroendocrine systems; Sex Differences in Central Autoimmune Diseases


An upgraded and considerably reorganized variation of the reliable referral on hormonally-moderated habits in amphibians, bugs, rodents, fish, and more

Researchers focusing on the systems of neuroendocrinological systems will discover this ebook to be a vital referral…The initial background info and figures likewise make this an excellent referral for medical trainees in research study or scientific endocrinology. Overall, This is a thorough, up-to-date referral on the present state of understanding in the field. Score: 95 – 4 Stars!Doody’s

NOTE: This sale just consists of the ebook Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 3e, in PDF. No software application or gain access to codes supplied.


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