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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 182 new and published books in the subject of Behavioral Neuroscience — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    There has been a burgeoning of interest in the relation between biological development--particularly brain development--and behavioral development. This shift in focus does a better job of reflecting the whole child and all of development. Not surprisingly, many of the individuals who are concerned...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Autonomous Brain

    A Neural Theory of Attention and Learning

    By Peter M. Milner

    The behaviorist credo that animals are devices for translating sensory input into appropriate responses dies hard. The thesis of this pathbreaking book is that the brain is innately constructed to initiate behaviors likely to promote the survival of the species, and to sensitize sensory systems to...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Psychology of Change

    Life Contexts, Experiences, and Identities

    Edited by Katherine J. Reynolds, Nyla R. Branscombe

    This volume tackles the critical question of whether people change or whether they remain relatively constant across the lifespan. Much existing literature in psychology has largely endorsed the concept of stability. Indeed, in many people’s minds, the person is understood to be set in stone, as a...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Research challenges and solutions

    Edited by Jo Van Herwegen, Deborah Riby

    Series: Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

    Interest in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders has grown exponentially in recent years across a range of disciplines, including psychology, psychiatry, education and neuroscience. The research itself has become more sophisticated, using multidisciplinary methods to probe interdisciplinary...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Communication Development and Disorders

    Edited by Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions....

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Assistive Technology for Cognition

    A handbook for clinicians and developers

    Edited by Brian O'Neill, Alex Gillespie

    Series: Current Issues in Neuropsychology

    Assistive technology for cognition is technology which can be used to enable, enhance, or extend cognitive function. This book systematically examines how cutting-edge digital technologies can assist the cognitive function of people with cognitive impairments, with the potential to revolutionize...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. A History of the Brain

    From Stone Age surgery to modern neuroscience

    By Andrew P. Wickens

    A History of the Brain tells the full story of neuroscience, from antiquity to the present day. It describes how we have come to understand the biological nature of the brain, beginning in prehistoric times, and progressing to the twentieth century with the development of Modern Neuroscience....

    Published December 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic....

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press