Book , Print in English

Neuroscience

edited by Dale Purves [and others].
  • Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer, ©2008.
  • 4th ed.
  • xvii, 857, G-16, IC-7, I-29 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Genre
  • Lehrbuch.
  • Lehrbuch.
Summary
  • Created primarily for medical and premedical students, 'Neuroscience' emphasizes the structure of the nervous system, the correlation of structure and function, and the structure/function relationships particularly pertinent to the practice of medicine.
Contents
  • note: Ch. 1 Studying the nervous system
  • Ch. 2 Electrical signals of nerve cells
  • Ch. 3 Voltage-dependent membrane permeability
  • Ch. 4 Channels and transporters
  • Ch. 5 Synaptic transmission
  • Ch. 6 Neurotransmitters and their receptors
  • Ch. 7 Molecular signaling within neurons
  • Ch. 8 Synaptic plasticity
  • Ch. 9 somatic sensory system : touch and proprioception
  • Ch. 10 Pain
  • Ch. 11 Vision : the eye
  • Ch. 12 Central visual pathways
  • Ch. 13 auditory system
  • Ch. 14 vestibular system
  • Ch. 15 chemical senses
  • Ch. 16 Lower motor neuron circuits and motor control
  • Ch. 17 Upper motor neuron control of the brainstem and spinal cord
  • Ch. 18 Modulation of movement by the basal ganglia
  • Ch. 19 Modulation of movement by the cerebellum
  • Ch. 20 Eye movements and sensory motor integration
  • Ch. 21 visceral motor system
  • Ch. 22 Early brain development
  • Ch. 23 Construction of neural circuits
  • Ch. 24 Modification of brain circuits as a result of experience
  • Ch. 25 Repair and regeneration in the nervous system
  • Ch. 26 association cortices
  • Ch. 27 Speech and language
  • Ch. 28 Sleep and wakefulness
  • Ch. 29 Emotions
  • Ch. 30 Sex, sexuality, and the brain
  • Ch. 31 Memory
  • App. Survey of human neuroanatomy.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • OCLC
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780878936977
  • 0878936971
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2007024950
  • OCLC: 144771764
  • OCLC: 144771764