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In this Section: 1. Brief Table of Contents 2. Full Table of Contents 1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Structure and Functions of Cells of the Nervous System Chapter 3 Structure of the Nervous System Chapter 4 Psychopharmacology Chapter 5 Methods and Strategies of Research Chapter 6 Vision Chapter 7 Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Sense Chapter 8 Control of Movement Chapter 9 Sleep and Biological Rhythms Chapter 10 Reproductive Behavior Chapter 11 Emotion Chapter 12 Ingestive Behavior Chapter 13 Learning and Memory Chapter 14 Human Communication Chapter 15 Neurological Disorders Chapter 16 Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders Chapter 17 Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Stress Disorders Chapter 18 Drug Abuse 2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 Introduction Understanding Human Consciousness: A Physiological Approach The Nature of Physiological Psychology Natural Selection and Evolution Ethical Issues In Research With Animals Careers in Neuroscience Strategies for Learning Chapter 2 Structure and Functions of Cells of The Nervous System Cells of the Nervous System Communication within a Neuron Communication between Neurons Chapter 3 Structure of the Nervous System Basic Features of the Nervous System The Central Nervous System The Peripheral Nervous System Chapter 4 Psychopharmacology Principles Of Psychopharmacology Sites Of Drug Action Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators Chapter 5 Methods and Strategies of Research Experimental Ablation Recording And Stimulating Neural Activity Neurochemical Methods Genetic Methods Chapter 6 Vision The Stimulus Anatomy of the Visual System Coding Of Visual Information in the Retina Analysis of Visual Information: Role of The Striate Cortex Analysis of Visual Information: Role of The Visual Association Cortex Chapter 7 Audition, the Body Senses, and the Chemical Sense Audition Vestibular System Somatosenses Gustation Olfaction Chapter 8 Control of Movement Muscles Reflexive Control of Movement Control of Movement by the Brain Chapter 9 Sleep and Biological Rhythms A Physiological and Behavioral Description Of Sleep Disorders of Sleep Why Do We Sleep? Physiological Mechanisms of Sleep And Waking Biological Clocks Chapter 10 Reproductive Behavior Sexual Development Hormonal Control of Sexual Behavior Neural Control of Sexual Behavior Parental Behavior Chapter 11 Emotion Emotions as Response Patterns Communication of Emotions Feelings of Emotions Chapter 12 Ingestive Behavior Physiological Regulatory Mechanisms Drinking Eating: Some Facts about Metabolism What Starts A Meal? What Stops A Meal? Brain Mechanisms Obesity Anorexia Nervosa/Bulimia Nervosa Chapter 13 Learning and Memory The Nature of Learning Synaptic Plasticity: Long-Term Potentiation and Long-Term Depression Perceptual Learning Classical Conditioning Instrumental Conditioning Relational Learning Chapter 14 Human Communication Speech Production and Comprehension: Brain Mechanisms Disorders of Reading and Writing Chapter 15 Neurological Disorders Tumors Seizure Disorders Cerebrovascular Accidents Disorders of Development Degenerative Disorders Disorders Caused By Infectious Diseases Chapter 16 Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders Schizophrenia Major Affective Disorders Chapter 17 Anxiety Disorders, Autistic Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Stress Disorders Anxiety Disorders Autistic Disorder Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Stress Disorders Chapter 18 Drug Abuse Common Features of Addiction Commonly Abused Drugs Heredity and Drug Abuse Therapy for Drug Abuse
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