Chapter 11. Behaviour, Learning and Memory

  1. David A. Lovejoy Associate Professor of Zoology

Published Online: 20 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470027878.ch11

Neuroendocrinology: An Integrated Approach

Neuroendocrinology: An Integrated Approach

How to Cite

Lovejoy, D. A. (2005) Behaviour, Learning and Memory, in Neuroendocrinology: An Integrated Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470027878.ch11

Author Information

  1. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470844328

Online ISBN: 9780470027875



  • social behaviours;
  • habituation;
  • sensitization to a response;
  • memory consolidation;
  • neural circuitry underlying reward behaviour;
  • adrenal stress hormones;
  • lordosis;
  • aggressive behaviours–sexually dimorphic;
  • triggering neuronal degeneration


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic behavioural circuits

  • Memory

  • Motivation: Reward and fear

  • Stress and the modulation of learning and behaviour

  • Hormonal facilitation of behaviour

  • Galanin modulation of neurological circuits

  • An integrated approach to behavioural modulation

  • Neurodegeneration and trauma

  • Chapter summary