By Donald W. Pfaff

ISBN-10: 008088783X

ISBN-13: 9780080887838

Hormones, mind, and behaviour moment version is a complete paintings discussing the influence of hormones at the mind and, accordingly, habit. This significant reference paintings has 109 chapters overlaying a wide diversity of issues with an in depth dialogue of the consequences of hormones on bugs, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and people. to really comprehend all facets of our habit, we needs to take each impact (including the hormonal impacts) under consideration. Donald Pfaff and a couple of well-qualified editors learn and speak about how we're stimulated via hormonal components, providing perception, and knowledge at the lives of quite a few species.

Hormones, mind, and behaviour bargains the reader complete assurance of transforming into box of analysis, with a cutting-edge evaluate of hormonally-mediated behaviors. This reference offers exact remedy of all significant vertebrate and invertebrate version platforms with very good possibilities for concerning habit to molecular genetics. the subjects conceal an strange breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), starting from easy technology to medical examine, making this reference of curiosity to a huge diversity of scientists in various fields.

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* entire assurance of a growing to be box of analysis
* certain remedy of all significant vertebrate and invertebrate version structures with first-class opportunites for bearing on habit to molecular genetics
* Covers an strange breadth starting from molecules to ecophysiology, and from simple technology to scientific examine

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H. Zakon (1: 17, Weakly Electric Fish: Behavior, Neurobiology, and Neuroendocrinology) University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX, USA University of Washington Seattle, WA, USA M. C. S. Woolley (4: 66, Effects of Gonadal Steroids on Neuronal Morphology in the Adult Mammalian Brain: A Life History Perspective) Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA Y. -S. H. Zingg (3: 48, Oxytocin) McGill University Montreal, QC, Canada I. Zucker (1: 14, Mammalian Seasonal Rhythms: Behavior and Neuroendocrine Substrates) University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, CA, USA This page intentionally left blank Preface of the 1st Edition Because of the large number of neuroactive substances discovered by chemical endocrinologists and the prominent roles of nuclear hormone receptors as ligand-activated transcription factors, scientists studying hormone–brain–behavior relations have made discoveries and achieved explanations of behavior that place their field foremost in neurobiology.

S. Woolley (4: 66, Effects of Gonadal Steroids on Neuronal Morphology in the Adult Mammalian Brain: A Life History Perspective) Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA Y. -S. H. Zingg (3: 48, Oxytocin) McGill University Montreal, QC, Canada I. Zucker (1: 14, Mammalian Seasonal Rhythms: Behavior and Neuroendocrine Substrates) University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, CA, USA This page intentionally left blank Preface of the 1st Edition Because of the large number of neuroactive substances discovered by chemical endocrinologists and the prominent roles of nuclear hormone receptors as ligand-activated transcription factors, scientists studying hormone–brain–behavior relations have made discoveries and achieved explanations of behavior that place their field foremost in neurobiology.

Therefore, ex copula measures of sexual reflexes have been developed. However, in copula and ex copula erections may differ in their physiological, neurochemical, and hormonal regulation (Sachs, 2000). Furthermore, experimental manipulations may affect sexual reflexes without altering the behavioral pattern. For example, male rats with a neurochemical lesion of the NE system repeatedly exhibited the behavioral pattern of ejaculation without seminal ejection, evidenced by the absence of a seminal plug in the female’s vagina, in response to the a2-adrenoceptor antagonist yohimbine (Rodrı´guezManzo and Ferna´ndez-Guasti, 1995b).

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