An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology, Fifth Edition retains all of the features of the bestselling prior editions, and provides an updated, integrated presentation of the study of hormone-behavior-brain interactions. Continuing to emphasize a comparative approach, the text explores the endocrine mechanisms that have evolved in both human and nonhuman animals to solve common problems in survival and reproduction. The Fifth Edition benefits by the addition of a new coauthor, Lance Kriegsfeld (The University of California, Berkeley), who brings additional expertise and teaching experience in behavioral endocrinology.An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology, Fifth Edition is appropriate for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, biology, anthropology, or zoology. It contains several important pedagogical features:
Learning objectives (new to this edition) are set out at the beginning of each chapter.Key terms are defined in the margins throughout the text.The text is richly illustrated with color photographs and drawings.Chapter-end summaries restate important points.Discussion questions and suggested further readings are also included in each chapter.The text contains nearly 2,400 references to the literature in behavioral endocrinology.
As with previous editions, the book is accompanied by animations, video, sound files, and graphics-accessible via the Companion Website-to aid in understanding the material in the text
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 722
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
Edition: 5th ed. 2017
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