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Behavioral Neurobiology of Psychedelic Drugs

This volume brings together the latest basic and clinical research examining the effects and underlying mechanisms of psychedelic drugs. Examples of drugs within this group include LSD, psilocybin, and mescaline. Despite their structural differences, these compounds produce remarkably similar experiences in humans and share a common mechanism of action. Commonalities ...

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Anxiety, Depression, and Emotion

This unique volume focuses on the relationship between basic research in emotion and emotional dysfunction in depression and anxiety. Download Ebook Medical for only 10$-20$ per book Related Post Comprehensive Pain Management in the Rehabilitatio… Enhancing Behavioral Health in Latino Populations The Word As Scalpel: A History of Medical Sociolog… ...

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Five Constraints on Predicting Behavior (MIT Press)

 Scientists were unable to study the relation of brain to mind until the invention of technologies that measured the brain activity accompanying psychological processes. Yet even with these new tools, conclusions are tentative or simply wrong. In this book, the distinguished psychologist Jerome Kagan describes five conditions that place serious ...

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Behavioral Neuroscience of Orexin/Hypocretin

This issue of Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience focuses on the neuropeptide orexin (hypocretin) and brings together scientists from around the world who will provide a timely discussion of how this peptide regulates behavior. This is a fast-moving field, and with the incorporation of novel technologies, new breakthroughs are likely ...

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Endocannabinoids : Molecular, Pharmacological, Behavioral and Clinical Features

The endocannabinoid system comprises at least two G-protein-coupled receptors (the cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors) activated by marijuana’s psychoactive principle ^9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the endogenous ligands known as endocannabinoids. The apex of endocannabinoid research seems to have been reached with the clinical development, and also in some cases, the marketing, ...

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The Brainstem and Behavior

The monograph entitled The Brainstem and Behavior, edited by Robert Lalonde, reports on physiological functions undertaken by different parts of the brainstem. Pfaff, Bubnys, and Tabansky describe the role of the reticular formation on arousal, with information completed by Lemaire from a more clinical viewpoint. Berezovskii enumerates general control mechanisms ...

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