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Neuroscience

Neuroscience - 5th edition

Neuroscience - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780878936953

ISBN10: 0878936955

Neuroscience by Dale Purves and S. Mark Williams - ISBN 9780878936953
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.
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Neuroscience by Dale Purves and S. Mark Williams - ISBN 9780878936953

ISBN13: 9780878936953

ISBN10: 0878936955

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 12

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Summary

This classic textbook guides students through the challenges and excitement of the rapidly changing field of neuroscience. Accessible for both medical students and undergraduate neuroscience students, the fifth edition has been updated throughout to reflect the latest developments.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Supplements to accompany neuroscience
Ch. 1 Studying the nervous systems of humans and other animals 1
Ch. 2 Electrical signals of nerve cells 31
Ch. 3 Voltage-dependent membrane permeability 47
Ch. 4 Channels and transporters 69
Ch. 5 Synaptic transmission 93
Ch. 6 Neurotransmitters and their receptors 129
Ch. 7 Molecular signaling within neurons 165
Ch. 8 The somatic sensory system 189
Ch. 9 Pain 209
Ch. 10 Vision : the eye 229
Ch. 11 Central visual pathways 259
Ch. 12 The auditory system 283
Ch. 13 The vestibular system 315
Ch. 14 The chemical senses 337
Ch. 15 Lower motor neuron circuits and motor control 371
Ch. 16 Upper motor neuron control of the brainstem and spinal cord 393
Ch. 17 Modulation of movement by the basal ganglia 417
Ch. 18 Modulation of movement by the cerebellum 435
Ch. 19 Eye movements and sensory motor integration 453
Ch. 20 The visceral motor system 469
Ch. 21 Early brain development 501
Ch. 22 Construction of neural circuits 527
Ch. 23 Modification of brain circuits as a result of experience 557
Ch. 24 Plasticity of mature synapses and circuits 575
Ch. 25 The association cortices 613
Ch. 26 Language and speech 637
Ch. 27 Sleep and wakefulness 659
Ch. 28 Emotions 687
Ch. 29 Sex, sexuality, and the brain 711
Ch. 30 Memory 733
App. A The brainstem and cranial nerves 755
App. B Vascular supply, the meninges, and the ventricular system 763