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How the Vertebrate Brain Regulates Behavior

Direct from the Lab

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674660311

Publication Date: 05/22/2017

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272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

28 line illustrations

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Hormone Receptors
  • 2. Discovering the Neural Circuit for a Vertebrate Behavior Essential to Reproduction
  • 3. Hormonal Regulation of Gene Expression in the Brain
  • 4. Genes Regulating Behavior
  • 5. Neuropeptide: Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
  • 6. Neuropeptide: Oxytocin
  • 7. Brain–Body Relations
  • 8. Central Nervous System Arousal Fueling Instinctive Behaviors
  • 9. Sex Difference
  • 10. Summary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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