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Notion Press, May 31, 2018 - Psychology - 248 pages

This text book, titled Physiological Psychology, covers the general area of ‘brain and behavior,’which is a modular subject in many university courses. The authors attempts to prepare students to understand physiological concepts in other specialized fields that they will encounter in their higher studies—it is suitable for undergraduate college students as well.

The book is organised into four chapters. The first chapter covers the areas Brain and Behaviour, which includes techniques in neurophysiology, the neuron and its functions, Central Nervous System (CNS), Autonomous Nervous System (ANS), Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS), Para Sympathetic Nervous System (PSNS), neurotransmitters and drug action.

The second chapter deals with biological basis of sensory processes, which includes visual, auditory, gustatory, olfactory and cutaneous systems. The third chapter contains physiological basis of sleep, eating, drinking and sexual behaviour while the last chapter covers the areas of emotion, learning and memory.



Biological basis of Sensory Processes
Physiology and Motivation
Physiology of emotion and cognition

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About the author (2018)

Sherly Williams E

Sherly Williams E, Dean of Science and Associate Professor in Zoology, hasa teaching experience of 20 years. The motive behind this book washer teaching involvement on the subject Physiological Psychology for the undergraduate Psychology students of the institution. She is an active researcher in the field of environmental toxicology, fish biology and aquaculture with a research experience of more than 25 years.

She has 75 publications in peer-reviewed journals, has undertaken government funded major research projects and is also the author of a book. She is an awardee of EET-CRS special mention award 2016 and Global Management Council – AdarshVidhyaRashtriyaPuraskar 2017 for academic/research excellence.

She is residing at Kollam along with her husband Cdr L. Robin Netto (Rtd.) (Indian Navy).

RazeenaKarim L

Razeena Karim L, Assistant Professor in Zoology, has a teaching experience of 5 years. She is involved in research activities along with her teaching career. She has 28 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has also co-authored a book. Her research experience is in the field of environmental pollution and fish biology. Her research work on the pollution aspect of a wet land received immense media attention. She is a recipient of ‘Best Paper Presentation’ award in an international seminar in the year 2013.

She is residing in Nemom, Thiruvanathapuram, with her Husband Shibili T (State Resource Centre, Kerala) and two kids S Mohammed Shiraz and Saira Shibili R.

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