Neurosecretion (4th International Symposium on Neurosecretion, 1966). edited by F. STUT~NSKY. Springer, Berlin, 1967, viii t- 253 pp., 87 illustrations; Price U.S. $19.50.
This book contains some 25 contributions in French, German and English, on various aspects of neurosecretory mechanisms. The volume is dedicated to the memory of E. A. Scharrer, one of the pioneers in the field of neurosecretion, who died in 1965. Many papers contain a valuable survey of one or more aspects of this interdisciplinary research field.
Psychopharmacology - - Dimensions and Perspectives, edited by C. R. B. JOYCE. Mind and Medicine Monographs, Vol. 17, J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, Pa., 1968, 430 pp. ; Price 63 sh.
This book offers a conspectus of methods, findings and sources of references by physiologists, representing the major disciplines contributing to pharmacology. Each chapter reviews the contributions of a particular discipline of the field as a whole, and discusses its possible development and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. The book will be of interest to those engaged in clinical neuropsychiatric research.
Interception and Behaviour, by G,/kD.~M. Akademiai Kiad6, Budapest, 1967, 152 pp. ; Price U.S. $8.00.
This monograph fills the gap between the neurophysiological and psychological aspects of interception. It contains a survey of 12 years' research on the neuronal integration of visceral afferent fibers. The author, professor of physiology at the University of Budapest, is art expert on the function of the autonomic nervous system. The book will be of interest to neurophysiologists and psychologists.
Brain Research, 16 (1969) 539-540