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Neuroscience

Author: Alan Longstaff
Publisher: Oxford : BIOS Scientific Publishers ; New York, NY, USA : Springer, 2000.
Series: Instant notes series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides coverage of neuroscience at an undergraduate level, providing access to the core information in the field. The book covers the important areas of neuroscience.
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Longstaff, Alan.
Neuroscience.
Oxford : BIOS Scientific Publishers ; New York, NY, USA : Springer, 2000
(OCoLC)645929416
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Longstaff
ISBN: 0387915826 9780387915821 1859960820 9781859960820
OCLC Number: 44267816
Description: xii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Section A Brain cells 1 --
A1 Neuron structure 1 --
A2 Classes and numbers of neurons 4 --
A3 Morphology of chemical synapses 7 --
A4 Glial cells and myelination 10 --
A5 Blood-brain barrier 13 --
Section B Foundations of electrophysiology 15 --
B1 Resting potentials 15 --
B2 Action potentials 19 --
B3 Voltage-dependent ion channels 22 --
B4 Molecular biology of sodium and potassium channels 26 --
B5 Action potential conduction 31 --
Section C Synapse function 35 --
C1 Overview of synaptic function 35 --
C2 Fast neurotransmission 38 --
C3 Slow neurotransmission 43 --
C4 Receptor molecular biology 48 --
C5 Neurotransmitter release 53 --
C6 Voltage-dependent calcium channels 59 --
C7 Neurotransmitter inactivation 61 --
C8 Autoreceptors 64 --
Section D Neural integration 67 --
D1 Properties of neurites 67 --
D2 Spatial and temporal summation 72 --
Section E Elements of neuroanatomy 75 --
E1 Organization of the peripheral nervous system 75 --
E2 Organization of the central nervous system 81 --
E3 Neuroanatomical techniques 88 --
E4 Brain imaging 91 --
E5 Meninges and cerebrospinal fluid 95 --
Section F Neural coding 99 --
F1 Information representation by neurons 99 --
F2 Intensity and time coding 101 --
F3 Stimulus localization 104 --
F4 Stimulus quality 107 --
Section G Somatosensory systems 111 --
G1 Cutaneous sensory receptors 111 --
G2 Dorsal column pathways for touch sensations 116 --
G3 Anterolateral systems and descending control of pain 120 --
G4 Sense of balance 126 --
Section H Vision 131 --
H1 Attributes of vision 131 --
H2 Eye and visual pathways 135 --
H3 Retina 141 --
H4 Phototransduction 146 --
H5 Retinal processing 150 --
H6 Early visual processing 156 --
H7 Parallel processing in the visual system 161 --
Section I Auditory neuroscience 167 --
I1 Acoustics and audition 167 --
I2 Anatomy and physiology of the ear 169 --
I3 Peripheral auditory processing 173 --
I4 Central auditory processing 175 --
Section J Chemical senses: smell and taste 181 --
J1 Olfactory receptor neurons 181 --
J2 Olfactory pathways 183 --
J3 Taste 186 --
J4 Gustatory pathways 189 --
Section K Motor function: muscle and cortex 191 --
K1 Skeletal muscles and excitation-contraction coupling 191 --
K2 Motor units and motor pools 197 --
K3 Elementary motor reflexes 202 --
K4 Spinal motor function 209 --
K5 Brainstem postural reflexes 215 --
K6 Cortical control of voluntary movement 221 --
K7 Motor disorders 229 --
Section L Cerebellum and basal ganglia 233 --
L1 Anatomy of the cerebellum 233 --
L2 Cerebellar cortical circuitry 237 --
L3 Functional subdivisions of the cerebellum 240 --
L4 Cerebellar function 246 --
L5 Anatomy of the basal ganglia 250 --
L6 Basal ganglia function 254 --
L7 Oculomotor control 258 --
Section M Neuroendocrinology and autonomic functions 265 --
M1 Anatomy and connections of the hypothalamus 265 --
M2 Posterior pituitary function 270 --
M3 Neuroendocrine control of metabolism and growth 274 --
M4 Neuroendocrine control of reproduction 283 --
M5 Smooth and cardiac muscle 288 --
M6 Autonomic nervous system function 292 --
M7 Central control of autonomic function 299 --
Section N Diffuse monoamine transmission 305 --
N1 Dopamine neurotransmission 305 --
N2 Norepinephrine neurotransmission 309 --
N3 Serotonin neurotransmission 313 --
N4 Acetylcholine neurotransmission 316 --
Section O Brain and behavior 319 --
O1 Motivation 319 --
O2 Control of feeding 324 --
O3 Brain biological clocks 329 --
O4 Sleep 333 --
Section P Developmental neurobiology 339 --
P1 Early patterning of the nervous system 339 --
P2 Cell determination 346 --
P3 Cortical development 351 --
P4 Axon pathfinding 355 --
P5 Synaptogenesis and developmental plasticity 360 --
P6 Neurotrophic factors 365 --
P7 Brain sexual differentiation 370 --
Section Q Learning and memory 375 --
Q1 Types of learning 375 --
Q2 Invertebrate procedural learning 380 --
Q3 Memory circuitry in mammals 384 --
Q4 Hippocampal learning 390 --
Q5 Cerebellar motor learning 397 --
Section R Aspects of neuropathology 401 --
R1 Strokes and excitotoxicity 401 --
R2 Epilepsy 405 --
R3 Parkinson's disease 409 --
R4 Alzheimer's disease 413.
Series Title: Instant notes series.
Responsibility: A. Longstaff.

Abstract:

Provides coverage of neuroscience at an undergraduate level, providing access to the core information in the field. The book covers the important areas of neuroscience.

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