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Central Nervous System Regulation of Body Temperature

Shaun F. Morrison and William W. Blessing

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The maintenance of body temperature is an essential behavior in the homeostatic repertoire orchestrated by central neural circuits. Thermoregulatory pathways optimize cellular and organ function at ... More


Understanding How Stress Affects the Physical Body

BRUCE S. RABIN

in The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter explains how psychological stress affects the brain, neuroendocrine system and ultimately, the cardiovascular and immune systems. A theoretical model is presented that details the ... More


What are amphetamines and how do they work in the brain?

Leslie Iversen

in Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530909
eISBN:
9780191689802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530909.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the chemistry of amphetamines and their effects on the brain. Amphetamines are easily administered by a variety of routes and they ... More


Psychophysiology Indicators of Relational Aggression

Dianna Murray-Close, Nicole L. Breslend, and Leigh Ann Holterman

in The Development of Relational Aggression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190491826
eISBN:
9780190491840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491826.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Mounting evidence implicates psychophysiological processes in the development of relational aggression. This review discusses the state of the field regarding associations between physiological ... More


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