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By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

How does the mind keep watch over sexual habit, or keep watch over our bodyweight? How will we deal with rigidity? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra in addition to, this completely revised re-creation displays the numerous advances which were made within the examine of neuroendocrinology during the last 20 years. 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, middle, skeletal muscle and liver. The function of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of objective tissues, is built-in into the dialogue of the neuroendocrine mind, specifically via adjustments in gene expression. specific consciousness is connected to neuropeptides, together with their profound impression on habit. whole with new full-color figures all through, in addition to evaluation and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this can be an excellent source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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