Hormones, Brain and Behavior Online

Hormones, Brain and Behavior Online, 2nd Edition

Hormones, Brain and Behavior Online, 2nd Edition,Donald W Pfaff,Donald Pfaff,ISBN9780123743824

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The authoritative reference on hormonally-mediated behaviors.

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Key Features

* Comprehensive coverage of a growing field of research
* Unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunites for relating behavior to molecular genetics
* Covers an unusual breadth ranging from molecules to ecophysiology, and from basic science to clinical research


Hormones, Brain, and Behavior Second Edition is a comprehensive work discussing the effect of hormones on the brain and, subsequently, behavior. This major reference work has 109 chapters covering a broad range of topics with an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. To truly understand all aspects of our behavior, we must take every influence (including the hormonal influences) into consideration. Donald Pfaff and a number of well-qualified editors examine and discuss how we are influenced by hormonal factors, offering insight, and information on the lives of a variety of species.
Hormones, Brain, and Behavior offers the reader comprehensive coverage of growing field of research, with a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors. This reference provides unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular genetics. The topics cover an unusual breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), ranging from basic science to clinical research, making this reference of interest to a broad range of scientists in a variety of fields.

Available online exclusively via ScienceDirect. A limited edition print version is also available.


Researchers, students, fellows, and academic clinicians in biology, psychology, psychiatry, neurology, and endocrinology. This work will appeal to agricultural students and professionals, fisheries personnel, physiologists, biochemists, anatomists, and geneticists.

Donald Pfaff

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.

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