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The brain : a neuroscience primer

Author: Richard F Thompson
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman & Co., ©1993.
Series: Series of books in psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents complex concepts in the neurosciences in a manner that is accessible to students. Oriented towards the physiology of the brain, the book is devoted to the study of the brain - its structure,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Thompson
ISBN: 0716723387 9780716723387 0716724855 9780716724858
OCLC Number: 27217881
Description: viii, 475 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Brain and neuron --
Neuron --
Membranes and potentials --
Synaptic transmission --
Neurotransmitters and chemical circuits in the brain --
Peptides, hormones, and the brain --
Biological imperatives --
the hypothalamic connection --
Sensory processes --
Motor control systems --
Life cycle of the brain: development, plasticity, and aging --
Learning, memory, and the brain --
Language, consciousness, and the brain.
Series Title: Series of books in psychology.
Responsibility: Richard F. Thompson.

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