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Fundamental neuroscience

Author: Larry R Squire
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Introduces graduate and upper-level undergraduate students to a range of contemporary neuroscience. This book includes chapters, which are illustrated and provide clinical boxes describing  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fundamental neuroscience.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier / Academic Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008001747
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry R Squire
ISBN: 9780080561028 0080561020 9786612540547 6612540540
OCLC Number: 657797163
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 1256 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Fundamentals of neuroscience --
Basic plan of the nervous system --
Cellular components of nervous tissue --
Subcellular organization of the nervous system: organelles and their functions --
Electrotonic properties of axons and dendrites --
Membrane potential and action potential --
Neurotransmitters --
Release of neurotransmitters --
Neurotransmitter receptors --
Intracellular signaling --
Postsynaptic potentials and synaptic integration --
Complex information processing in dendrites --
Brain energy metabolism --
Neural induction and pattern formation --
Cellular determination --
Neurogenesis and migration --
Growth cones and axon pathfinding --
Target selection, topographic maps, and synapse formation --
Programmed cell death and neurotrophic factors --
Synapse elimination --
Dendritic development --
Early experience and sensitive periods --
Fundamentals of sensory systems --
Chemical senses: taste and olfaction --
Somatosensory system --
Audition. Vision --
Fundamentals of motor systems --
The spinal and peripheral motor system --
Descending control of movement --
The basal ganglia --
Cerebellum --
Eye movements --
The hypothalamus: an overview of regulatory systems --
Central control of autonomic functions: organization of the autonomic nervous system --
Neural regulation of the cardiovascular system --
Neural control of breathing --
Food intake and metabolism --
Water intake and body fluids --
Neuroendocrine systems --
Circadian timekeeping --
Sleep, dreaming, and wakefulness --
Reward, motivation, and addiction --
Human brain evolution --
Cognitive development and aging --
Visual perception of objects --
Spatial cognition --
Attention --
Learning and memory: basic mechanisms --
Learning and memory: brain systems --
Language and communication --
The prefrontal cortex and executive brain functions --
The neuroscience of consciousness.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Squire [and others].


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