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Neuroscience

Author: Dale Purves
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2018 [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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For over 25 years, Purves' 'Neuroscience' has been the most comprehensive and clearly written neuroscience textbook on the market. This level of excellence continues in the sixth edition, with a balance of animal, human, and clinical studies that discuss the dynamic field of neuroscience from cellular signaling to cognitive function.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Purves
ISBN: 9781605353807 1605353809 9781605358413 160535841X
OCLC Number: 990257568
Description: 790, 138 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Unit I. Neural signaling. Electrical signals of nerve cells --
Voltage-dependent membrane permeability --
Ion channels and transporters --
Synaptic transmission --
Neurotransmitters and their receptors --
Molecular signaling with neurons --
Synaptic plasticity --
Unit II. Sensation and sensory processing. The somatosensory system: touch and proprioception --
Pain --
Vision: the eye --
Central visual pathways --
The auditory system --
The vestibular system --
The chemical senses --
Unit III. Movement and its central control. Lower motor neuron circuits and motor control --
Upper motor neuron control of the brainstem and spinal cord --
Modulation of movement by the basal ganglia --
Modulation of movement by the cerebellum --
Eye movements and sensorimotor integration --
The visceral motor system --
Unit IV. The changing brain. Early brain development --
Construction of neural circuits --
Circuit development: intrinsic factors and sex differences --
Experience-dependent plasticity in the developing brain --
Repair and regeneration in the nervous system --
Unit V. Complex brain functions and cognitive neuroscience. Cognitive functions and the organization of the cerebral cortex --
Cortical states --
Attention --
Memory --
Emotion --
Thinking, planning, and deciding --
Speech and language --
Development and evolution of cognitive functions.
Responsibility: editors, Dale Purves, George J. Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William C. Hall, Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Richard D. Mooney, Michael L. Platt, Leonard E. White.

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For over 25 years, Purves' 'Neuroscience' has been the most comprehensive and clearly written neuroscience textbook on the market. This level of excellence continues in the sixth edition, with a balance of animal, human, and clinical studies that discuss the dynamic field of neuroscience from cellular signaling to cognitive function.

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