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Hormones, Brain, and Behavior, Second Edition is a comprehensive work discussing the effect of hormones on the brain and, subsequently, behavior. This major reference work has 109 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 all aspects of our behavior, we must take every influence (including the hormonal influences) into consideration. Donald Pfaff and a number of well-qualified editors examine and discuss how we are influenced by hormonal factors, offering insight, and information on the lives of a variety of species.

Hormones, Brain, and Behavior offers the reader comprehensive coverage of growing field of research, with a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors. This reference provides unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular genetics. The topics cover an unusual breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), ranging from basic science to clinical research, making this reference of interest to a broad range of scientists in a variety of fields.

Available online exclusively via ScienceDirect. A limited edition print version is also available.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 4393 pages
  • 334 x 492 x 190mm | 11,421.4g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • w. figs. (some col.)
  • 0123743826
  • 9780123743824

Table of contents

Volume I: Mammalian Hormone-Behavior Systems Volume II: Non-Mammalian Hormone-Behavior Systems Volume III: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Hormone Actions on Behavior Volume IV: Development of Hormone-Dependent Neuronal Systems Volume V: Hormone/Behavior Relations of Clinical Importance
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About Professor Donald W. Pfaff

Donald W. Pfaff heads the Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior at The Rockefeller University. He received his scientific training at Harvard University and MIT and is a member of the National Academy of Science and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Pfaff's laboratory focuses on steroid hormones and brain function, interactions among transcription factors, luteinizing-hormone-releasing-hormone neurons, and genes influencing neuronal functions. He is the author or coauthor of over 10 books and more than 800 research publications.
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