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Foundational concepts in neuroscience : a brain-mind odyssey

Author: David E Presti
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Series: Norton series on interpersonal neurobiology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A fresh take on contemporary brain science, this book presents neuroscience―the scientific study of brain, mind, and behavior―in easy-to-understand ways with a focus on concepts of interest to all science readers.--Publisher's description.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Presti, David E.
Foundational concepts in neuroscience.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
(DLC) 2015024285
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E Presti
ISBN: 9780393709612 0393709612
OCLC Number: 1195553234
Notes: "A Norton professional book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified]: HathiTrust Digital Library. 2020. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Origins --
Nervous systems and brains --
Chemistry and life --
Genes and the history of molecular biology --
How neurons generate signals --
Synapses, neurotransmitters, and receptors --
Neuroanatomy and excitability --
Poison, medicine, and pharmacology --
Psychoactive drugs --
Neural development and neuroplasticity --
Sensory perception --
Nose and smell --
Tongue and taste --
Eyes and vision --
Ears and hearing --
Skin, touch, and movement --
Imaging the brain --
Connectivity, language, and meaning --
Memory --
Rhythms, sleep, and dreams --
Emotion --
Mind, consciousness, and reality.
Series Title: Norton series on interpersonal neurobiology.
Responsibility: David E. Presti.


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