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Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences, Volume 1

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Preface. Contributors to Volume 1. PART I. FOUNDATIONS. 1. INTEGRATIVE NEUROSCIENCE FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: IMPLICATIONS FOR INDUCTIVE INFERENCE ( John T. Cacioppo and Gary G. Berntson). 2. DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE ( Myron A. Hofer). 3. COMPARATIVE COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE ( Charles T. Snowdon and Katherine A. Cronin). 4. BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS ( Lance J. Kriegsfeld and Randy J. Nelson). 5. NEUROPHARMACOLOGY ( Gary L. Wenk and Yannick Marchalant). 6. NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY: MECHANISMS BY WHICH HORMONES AFFECT BEHAVIORS ( Donald W. Pfaff, Marc Tetel, and Justine Schober). 7. NEUROIMMUNOLOGY ( Steven F. Maier and Linda R. Watkins). 8. NEUROANATOMY/NEUROPSYCHOLOGY ( Bryan E. Kolb and Ian Q. Whishaw). 9. ESSENTIALS OF FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING ( Tor D. Wager, Luis Hernandez, and Martin A. Lindquist). PART II. SENSATION AND PERCEPTION. 10. THALAMOCORTICAL RELATIONS ( S. Murray Sherman). 11. VISION ( Dale Purves). 12. AUDITION ( Troy A. Hackett and Jon H. Kaas). 13. CHEMICAL SENSES ( Susan P. Travers and Joseph B. Travers). 14. SOMATOSENSORY PROCESSES ( Steven S. Hsiao and Pramodsingh H. Thakur). 15. PERSONAL AND EXTRAPERSONAL SPATIAL PERCEPTION ( Giuseppe Vallar and Angelo Maravita). 16. THE MIRROR NEURON SYSTEM ( Giacomo Rizzolatti and Maddalena Fabbri-Destro). PART III. ATTENTION AND COGNITION. 17. VARIETIES OF ATTENTION ( Amir Raz). 18. ATTENTIONAL MECHANISMS ( Yalchin Abdullaev and Michael I. Posner). 19. MENTAL IMAGERY ( Stephen M. Kosslyn, Giorgio Ganis, and William L. Thompson). 20. CATEGORIZATION ( Michael L. Mack, Jennifer J. Richler, Thomas J. Palmeri, and Isabel Gauthier). 21. COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF THINKING ( Vinod Goel). 22. MOTOR CONTROL: PYRAMIDAL, EXTRAPYRAMIDAL, AND LIMBIC MOTOR CONTROL ( Krista McFarland). 23. NEURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ACTIVATION AND AROUSAL ( Nicholas D. Schiff and Donald W. Pfaff). 24. SLEEP AND WAKING ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN ( Reto Huber and Giulio Tononi). 25. CONSCIOUSNESS ( Chadd M. Funk, Mary Colvin Putnam, and Michael S. Gazzaniga). PART IV. LEARNING AND MEMORY. 26. NEURONAL BASIS OF LEARNING ( Joseph E. Steinmetz and Derick H. Lindquist). 27. SYNAPTIC AND CELLULAR BASIS OF LEARNING ( Craig H. Bailey and Eric R. Kandel). 28. MEMORY ( Howard Eichenbaum). 29. PSYCHOLOGICAL AND NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SHORT-TERM MEMORY ( Cindy Lustig, Marc G. Berman, Derek Evan Nee, Richard L. Lewis, Katherine Sledge Moore, and John Jonides). 30. FORGETTING AND RETRIEVAL ( Brice A. Kuhl and Anthony D. Wagner). 31. EMOTIONAL MODULATION OF LEARNING AND MEMORY ( Larry F. Cahill). AUTHOR INDEX I-1. SUBJECT INDEX I-49.

About the Author

Gary Berntson is Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics at Ohio State University where he is a principle researcher and faculty member in behavioral neuroscience program. He has published widely in journals and books on social, biological, and neurological psychology. John Cacioppo is the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. He serves as the Director of the Social Psychology Program and the co-Director of the Institute for Mind and Biology at The University of Chicago. He specializes in social neuroscience, affect and emotion, attitudes, persuasion & prejudice, and social connectedness and health.

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