Authored by renowned researchers and veteran teachers, An Introduction to Brain and Behavior helps students connect nervous-system activity to human behaviour. Drawing on the latest research and revealing case studies, this 4th edition features a new theme of epigenetics, expanded pedagogy, and updated coverage throughout.
Praise for second edition:
'Good, clear and well written. Excellent book.' - Scott Hardie, Division of Psychology, University of Dundee, UK
'Excellent book, nice illustrations, broad perspective including animal and human research. Demonstration of different neuroscience techniques in research.' - Georg Kerkhoff, Department of Psychology, Katholische Universität Eichstätt, Germany
What Are the Origins of Brain and Behavior?
How Does the Nervous System Function?
What Are the Functional Units of the Nervous System?
How Do Neurons Use Electrical Activity to Transmit Information?
How Do Neurons Use Electrochemical Signals to Communicate and Adapt?
How Do Drugs and Hormones Influence the Brain and Behavior?
How Do We Study the Brain's Structure and Functions?
How Does the Nervous System Develop and Adapt?
How Do We Sense, Perceive, and See the World?
How Do We Hear, Speak, and Make Music?
How Does the Nervous System Respond to Stimulation and Produce Movement?
What Causes Emotional and Motivated Behavior?
Why Do We Sleep and Dream?
How Do We Learn and Remember?
How Does the Brain Think?
What Happens When the Brain Misbehaves?
BRYAN KOLB is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Holds a Board of
Governors Chair in Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. He
is a Killiam Fellow (Canadian Council), a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological
Association (CPA), the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological
Society, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is a recipient of the Hebb Prize
from CPA and from the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science
(CSBBCS) and is a former president of the CSBBCS.
IAN Q. WHISHAW is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and holds a Board of Governors Chair in Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is the recipient of a Bronze medal from the Canadian Humane Society, a recipient of the Ingrid Speaker medal for research, and President of NeuroDetective, Inc.