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By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

ISBN-10: 052101476X

ISBN-13: 9780521014762

ISBN-10: 052180647X

ISBN-13: 9780521806473

How does the mind keep an eye on sexual habit, or keep an eye on our bodyweight? How can we focus on tension? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra along with, this completely revised re-creation displays the numerous advances which have been made within the examine of neuroendocrinology during the last two decades. The textual content examines the significance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel websites of hormone unencumber together with bone, center, skeletal muscle and liver. The function of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of aim tissues, is built-in into the dialogue of the neuroendocrine mind, particularly via adjustments in gene expression. specific consciousness is connected to neuropeptides, together with their profound effect on habit. whole with new full-color figures all through, besides assessment and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this is often an awesome source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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