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Published: 13 May 2010

392 Pages | 175 line illustrations, 10 halftones


ISBN: 9780199208302

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Chapter 1 Online Resource Centre

Behavioral Neurobiology

An integrative approach

Second Edition

Günther K. H. Zupanc

  • An authoritative introduction to the fundamentals of behavioral neurobiology that examines not only the major findings in each area, but also experimental approaches used to obtain these results and the people behind them
  • Summaries of key points, exercises, and further reading suggestions reinforce essential facts and themes and enable the reader to check and develop their understanding
  • Comparative zoological approach emphasises common ideas to allows students to gain a thorough understanding of the principle concepts of behavioral neurobiology without overwhelming them with excessive detail
  • Online Resource Centre features additional resources for students and lecturers to enhance the educational value of the text

New to this Edition:

  • New Advanced Topic feature encourages students to engage with primary literature and develop critical thinking and reading skills
  • New chapter on circadian rhythms looks at classical experiments and recent advances in the molecular structure and behavioral function of biological clocks
  • Expanded coverage of myelin, electrical properties of neurons, chemical and electrical synapses, and ion channels
  • A new major section in decision-making explores how neural circiuts control the generation of alternative types of behaviour
  • Improved figures and new extensive glossary

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