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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 20.99
The saga of sex differences in brain and behavior begins with a tiny sperm swimming toward a huge egg, to contribute its tiny Y chromosome plus its copies of the other chromosomes. Genetic, anatomic and physiologic alterations in the male ensue, making his brain and behavior different in specific respects from his sister. Brain-wise, specific cell... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 16.99
Since the beginning of recorded history, law and religion have provided "rules" that define good behavior. When we obey such rules, we assign to some external authority the capacity to determine how we should act. Even anarchists recognize the existence of a choice as to whether or not to obey, since no one has seriously doubted that the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 565.00
Hormones, Brain, and Behavior is a comprehensive work discussing the effect of hormones on the brain and, subsequently, behavior. This five-volume major reference work has 106 chapters covering a broad range of topics with an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. To truly understand... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
In theoretical terms, sex differences in brains and behaviors of laboratory animals offer the possibility of fascinating scientific studies on a range of molecular phenomena such as genomic imprinting, DNA methylation, chromatin protein modification, non-coding DNA, potentially resulting in important neuroanatomical and neurochemical sex differences... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 279.00
The evolutionary approach presented in this book provides clues to the relevance of social interactions as part of the natural selection process, for the survival of species, including ours. Proceeding further, as science often does, from the simple to the complex, and taking advantage of the wide pluridisciplinary range of the participants a"... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 92.00
A comparative overview of the effects of neuropeptides on behavior, examining parallel findings in both humans and non-human animals. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 149.95
Neuroendocrinology is the study of how the nervous system controls hormonal secretion by endocrine glands, and in turn how hormones control the brain. Our most basic bodily functions ? sex, reproduction, growth, stress, aggression, metabolism, and feeding ? are all triggered and controlled by neuroendocrine systems. There are extensive interactions... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 220.00
A single volume of 31 articles, Mechanisms of Hormone Actions on Behavior is an authoritative selection of relevant chapters from the Hormones Brain and Behavior 2e MRW, the most comprehensive source of neuroendocrinological information assembled to date (AP June 2009). The study of hormones as they impact the brain and, subsequently, behavior is... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 220.00
A single volume of 41 articles, Hormone/Behavior Relations of Clinical Importance is an authoritative selection of relevant chapters from the Hormones Brain and Behavior 2e MRW, the most comprehensive source of neuroendocrinological information assembled to date (AP July 2009). The study of hormones as they impact the brain and, subsequently,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 65.95
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,... more...