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The human brain : an introduction to its functional anatomy

Author: John Nolte
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Mosby/Elsevier, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Updates throughout this new edition includes a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory. As well as the coming revolution of ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. 550 full-color illustrations (more than 650 in all) support the text and depict every nuance of brain function. The book incorporates 3-dimensional brain  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Nolte
ISBN: 9780323041317 0323041310 2900323041316
OCLC Number: 181903953
Description: xii, 720 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the nervous system --
Development of the nervous system --
Gross anatomy and general organization of the central nervous system --
Meningeal coverings of the brain and spinal cord --
Ventricles and cerebrospinal fluid --
Blood supply of the brain --
Electrical signaling by neurons --
Synaptic transmission between neurons --
Sensory receptors and the peripheral nervous system --
Spinal cord --
Organization of the brainstem --
Cranial nerves and their nuclei --
The chemical senses of taste and smell --
Hearing and balance : the eighth cranial nerve --
Atlas of the human brainstem --
The thalamus and internal capsule : getting to and from the cerebral cortex --
The visual system --
Overview of motor systems --
Basal ganglia --
Cerebellum --
Control of eye movements --
Cerebral cortex --
Drives and emotions : the hypothalamus and limbic system --
Formation, modification, and repair of neuronal connections --
Atlas of the human forebrain.
Responsibility: John Nolte ; three-dimensional brain reconstructions by John Sundsten.
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