Physiology of Behavior, Eighth Edition continues its tradition as the most comprehensive and current text. This classic text incorporates the latest discoveries in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology and offers the most comprehensive and integrated coverage of research and theory. Collaboration with a talented artist has provided beautiful, accurate, and informative full-color illustrations that further enhance the appeal of this text. The expanded Neuroscience Animations and Student Study Guide CD-ROM has new animations, study questions, and more. New to this edition, CD-ROM icons in the text now provide further guidance to the reader on the additional study aids found on the CD-ROM. I've long viewed Carlson's book as the gold standard of Physiological Psychology texts. -Timothy Robinson, Gustavus Adolphus College Since Carlson's scholarship is excellent, I think he spots new trends as they arise. Both students and staff can read this text with profit. He gives us an excellent picture of what is happening as we speak. -Charles Kutscher, Syracuse University Carlson brings a high level of scholarship, current research and descriptive clarity together in one supremely useable textbook package. -Rebecca R. Tews, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityCarlson, Neil R. is the author of 'Physiology of Behavior', published 2003 under ISBN 9780205381753 and ISBN 0205381758.