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Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain - With CD

Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain - With CD - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0781760034

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ISBN13: 978-0781760034
ISBN10: 0781760038
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 07
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2007
International: No

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Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain - With CD - 3RD 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781760034

Mark F. Bear, Barry Connors and Michael Paradiso

ISBN13: 978-0781760034
ISBN10: 0781760038
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 07
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Widely praised for its student-friendly style and exceptional artwork and pedagogy, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain is a leading undergraduate textbook on the biology of the brain and the systems that underlie behavior. This edition provides increased coverage of taste and smell, circadian rhythms, brain development, and developmental disorders and includes new information on molecular mechanisms and functional brain imaging. Path of Discovery boxes, written by leading researchers, highlight major current discoveries. In addition, readers will be able to assess their knowledge of neuroanatomy with the Illustrated Guide to Human Neuroanatomy, which includes a perforated self-testing workbook.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1 Introduction to Neuroscience 1
2 Neurons and Glia 22
3 The Neuronal Membrane at Rest 46
4 The Action Potential 68
5 Synaptic Transmission 92
6 Neurotransmitter Systems 122
7 Structure of the Nervous System 152
8 The Chemical Senses 188
9 The Eye 210
10 The Central Visual System 240
11 The Auditory System 272
12 The Somatic Sensory System 308
13 Spinal Control of Movement 346
14 Brain Control of Movement 374
15 Chemical Control of Brain and Behavior 402
16 Brain Mechanisms of Emotion 432
17 Rhythms of the Brain 456
18 Wiring the Brain 486
19 Memory Systems 514
20 Synaptic Mechanisms of Memory 546
21 Language and Attention 576
Glossary 616
References 636
Index 646