Physiology Of Behavior 11th Edition PDF provides an overview of the many ways in which neural, hormonal, and genetic mechanisms control behavior in both humans and animals. When we refer to a physical process or mechanism as controlling behavior, we mean that it contributes to a person’s urge to act in certain ways. In other words, our thoughts and feelings are not always arbitrary or incomprehensible; they are often rooted in our physiology.
- Publisher: Pearson; 11th edition
- Publication Date: January 22, 2012
- File Size: 51 MB
- Length: 768 pages
Physiology Of Behavior 11th Edition PDF is divided into five sections: The Relationship between Behavior and Nervous System Functioning; The Relationship between Behavior and Hormones; The Relationship Between Genetics, Behavior Patterns, And Social Environment; Behavioral Perspectives on Child Development; Basic Concepts of Behavioral Analysis. The book ends with a number of appendices, including lists of references, indexes of terms and concepts, and an appendix on the structure of the book.
Dr. Carlson uses a conversational style that makes it easy to follow the book’s subject matter without being confused by the abundant technical details. His writing is crisp and clear, making this an excellent choice for both professionals in psychology and biology who are looking for a broad overview of how behavior is influenced by chemistry, genetics, and the environment.