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3rd Edition

Hrsg. v. Donald W. Pfaff und Marian Joels


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Umfassendes Referenzwerk mit über 100 ausführlichen Beiträgen zu Wirkungen der Hormone auf das Gehirn und das Verhalten. Zu den behandelten Themenbereichen gehören die Wirkungen der Hormone bei Insekten, Fischen, Amphibien, Vögeln, Nagetieren sowie beim Menschen.

Berücksichtigt werden klinisch relevante Themen ebenso wie Grundlagenerkenntnisse und aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse.

Der Online-Ausgabe liegt die 2016 erschienene, 5-bändige Printausgabe zugrunde.

Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 3rd Edition

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Elsevier Science

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Now in its third edition, Hormones, Brain and Behavior offers the reader a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors, including an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. Entries have been carefully designed to provide a valuable source of information for students and researchers in neuroendocrinology as well as those working in related areas such as biology, psychology, psychiatry, and neurology.

The third edition has been substantially restructured to include both foundational information and recent developments in the field. Continuing the emphasis on interdisciplinary research and practical applications, the third edition includes articles aligned into five main subject sections with new chapters included on genetic and genomic techniques and clinical investigations. 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.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive and updated coverage of a rapidly growing field of research
  • Unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular genetics
  • Covers an unusual breadth of topics and subject fields ranging from molecules to ecophysiology, and from basic science to clinical research
  • Ideal resource for interdisciplinary learning and understanding in the fields of hormones and behavior


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

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