Handbook of Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience
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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.

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Irving B. Weiner, Ph.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of South Florida and former Director of Psychological Services at the University of South Florida Psychiatry Center in Tampa, Florida. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the Association for Psychological Science, a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology in both Clinical and Forensic Psychology, and a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida. He is currently President of APA Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics) and Past President of APA Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology), formerly president of the Society for Personality Assessment and of the International Rorschach Society, and a recipient of the Society for Personality Assessment Distinguished Contribution Award. He has authored or edited over 15 scholarly and professional books including the first edition of the Handbook of Psychology and, with W. Edward Craighead, the fourth edition of the Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology.

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Handbook of Psychology Preface xiii

Irving B. Weiner

Volume Preface xv
Randy J. Nelson and Sheri J. Y. Mizumori

Contributors xxv

1 BEHAVIORAL GENETICS 1
Stephen C. Maxson

2 EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY 26
Russil Durrant and Bruce J. Ellis

3 COMPARATIVE VISION 52
Gerald H. Jacobs

4 VISUAL PROCESSING IN THE PRIMATE BRAIN 81
Chris I. Baker

5 COMPARATIVE AUDITION 115
Cynthia F. Moss and Catherine E. Carr

6 AUDITORY PROCESSING IN PRIMATE BRAINS 157
Jon H. Kaas, Barbara M. J. O’Brien, and Troy A. Hackett

7 COMPARATIVE LOCOMOTOR SYSTEMS 176
Karim Fouad, David Bennett, Hanno Fischer, and Ansgar B¨uschges

8 NEURAL MECHANISMS OF TACTILE PERCEPTION 206
Steven S. Hsiao and Manuel Gomez-Ramirez

9 THE BIOPSYCHOLOGY OF PAIN 240
Magali Millecamps, David A. Seminowicz, M. Catherine Bushnell, and Terence J. Coderre

10 TASTE AND OLFACTION 272
Patricia M. Di Lorenzo and Steven L. Youngentob

11 FOOD AND FLUID INTAKE 306
Timothy H. Moran and Randall R. Sakai

12 SEXUAL BEHAVIOR 331
Elaine M. Hull and Juan M. Dominguez

13 SLEEP AND BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS 365
Stephanie G. Jones and Ruth M. Benca

14 MOTIVATIONAL SYSTEMS: REWARDS AND INCENTIVE VALUE 395
Ryan T. LaLumiere and Peter W. Kalivas

15 EMOTION 422
Paul J. Whalen, M. Justin Kim, Maital Neta, and F. Caroline Davis

16 STRESS, COPING, AND IMMUNE FUNCTION 440
Angela Liegey Dougall, Minhnoi C. Wroble Biglan, Jeffrey N. Swanson, and Andrew Baum

17 ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPMENT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM 461
Laura Petrosini, Debora Cutuli, and Paola De Bartolo

18 COMPARATIVE COGNITION 480
Edward A. Wasserman and Leyre Castro

19 BIOLOGICAL MODELS OF ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING 509
Jeansok Kim, Richard F. Thompson, and Joseph E. Steinmetz

20 MEMORY SYSTEMS 551
Howard Eichenbaum

21 SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS, SOCIAL COGNITION, AND THE EVOLUTION OF MIND IN PRIMATES 574
Robert M. Seyfarth and Dorothy L. Cheney

22 THE NEURAL BASIS OF LANGUAGE FACULTIES 595
Chantel S. Prat

23 NEURALLY INSPIRED MODELS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES 620
Eduardo Mercado III and Cynthia M. Henderson

24 NORMAL NEUROCOGNITIVE AGING 643
Bonnie R. Fletcher and Peter R. Rapp

Author Index 665

Subject Index 725

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