BOOK REVIEWS: Review of Biological Research in Aging. Vol. 4

E Miller
1991 Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry  
Book reviews some types offainting response in man. In the rabbit there is both the classic defence response and the "playing dead" reaction indicating that there are always several different pre-progranmed patterns of behaviour and these can be switched in and out at will, depending on the environmental clues provided. This complex account is much enlivened by good illustrations, careful editorial control and clear introductions and summaries to each section. The editors should be
more » ... uld be congratulated on providing a most valuable review which will be much welcomed by all those seeking to keep up with the accelerating pace of knowledge of central autonomic regulation.
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