Developmental Psychobiology by Elliott M. BlassDevelopmental Psychobiology by Elliott M. Blass

Developmental Psychobiology

EditorElliott M. Blass

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This volume delves into the mechanisms and early principles of developmental psychobiology, neurobiology, and behavioral ecology. It reflects the three mainstreams of the discipline of proximal and biographical influences: neural mediation; development and flexibility and functionally significant changes that occur in the habitats of many species; as well as how connections have been forged among the disciplines.

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Title:Developmental PsychobiologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:636 pagesPublished:September 30, 2001Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306464896

ISBN - 13:9780306464898

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Introduction. 1. Section 1: Early Development of Behavior and the Nervous System: An Embryological Perspective: A Postscript from the End of the Millennium; R.W. Oppenheim. Section 2: Early Development of Behavior and the Nervous System. An Embryological Perspective; R.W. Oppenheim, L. Haverkamp. 2. Spatial Coding in the Olfactory System: The Role of Early Experience; B.A. Johnson, M. Leon. 3. Tunable Seers: Activity-Dependent Development of Vision in the Cat and Fly; H.V.B. Hirsch, S. Bliss Tieman, M. Barth, H. Ghiradella. 4. The Development of Sex Differences in the Nervous System; N.G. Forger. 5. The Developmental Context of Thermal Homeostasis; M.S. Blumberg. 6. Development of Behavior Systems; J.A. Hogan. 7. The Development and Function of Nepotism: Why Kinship Matters in Social Relationships; W.G. Holmes. 8. Play: Attributes and Neural Substrates; G.M. Burghardt. 9. Emerging Psychobiology and the Avian Song System; T.J. DeVoogd, C.H.A. Lauay. 10. The Development of Action Sequences; J.C. Fentress, S. Gadbois. 11. Selective Breeding for an Infantile Phenotype (Isolation Calling): A Window on Developmental Processes; S.A. Brunelli, M.A. Hofer. 12. The Ontogeny of Motivation: Hedonic Preferences and their Biological Bases in Developing Rats; A. Weller. 13. Taste Development; D. Hill. 14. Infant Stress, Neuroplasticity and Behavior; P. Kehoe, W. Shoemaker. 15. Science Lies its Way to the Truth... Really; M.J. West, A.P. King. Index.