Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences

Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences

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As technology has made imaging of the brain noninvasive and inexpensive, nearly every psychologist in every subfield is using pictures of the brain to show biological connections to feelings and behavior. Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences, Volume II provides psychologists and other behavioral scientists with a solid foundation in the increasingly critical field of neuroscience. Current and accessible, this volume provides the information they need to understand the new biological bases, research tools, and implications of brain and gene research as it relates to psychology.The maintenance of self-administration is the period of time after the behavior has been acquired when the animal is taking a stable ... Other aspects of addiction can be studied by using different schedules of reinforcement. ... their reinforcing efficacy, and interventions that reduce the reinforcing effect of a drug will reduce the breakpoint, and vice versa. ... for the same dose of drug as controls, can be interpreted as altering the motivation to seek the drug (Roberts, Morgan, aamp; Liu, 2007).

Title:Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences
Author:Gary G. Berntson, John T. Cacioppo, PhD
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-10-12


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