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Who's Who of the Brain: A Guide to Its Inhabitants, Where They Live and What They Do

Author: Tanya Hanstock; Bryan Lask; Kenneth P Nunn
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an immediate and entertaining way for anyone to gain a basic understanding or to refresh their knowledge of the inside workings of the brain. The authors shows what happens when  Read more...

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Who's Who of the Brain: A Guide to Its Inhabitants, Where They Live and What They Do
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Hanstock; Bryan Lask; Kenneth P Nunn
OCLC Number: 940890482
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Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Part One: A Community called Cephalton-upon-Ridge. 1. Introducing the Community and Characters of Cephalton-upon-Ridge. Part Two: The Cerebral Cortex. 2. Fredrick Foresight: the Frontal Lobes. 3. Rochelle Ringbond: the Cingulate Gyrus. 4. Dudley Doit: The Motor Cortex. 5. Cherry and Charles Chatterley: Broca's and Wernicke's Areas. 6. Melissa Mirrorwood: the Somatosensory Cortex. 7. Maurice Mapply: the Parietal Lobes. 8. Penelope Panorama: the Occipital Lobes. 9. Lilly Listentale: the Temporal Lobes. 10. Brenda Bridgehead: the Insula. Part Three: The Subcortex. 11. Chris Crosstalk: the Corpus Callosum. 12. Sage Seahorse: the Hippocampus. 13. Annie Almond: the Amygdala. 14. Priscilla Prizeman and Olivia Orgasma: the Nucleus Accumbens and Septal Nuclei. 15. Corrie O'Graphie: the Basal Ganglia. 16. Felicity Feelall: the Thalamus. 17. Uma Underbride and Horace Hormone: the Hypothalamus and Pituitary. Part Four: The Brain Stem, Cerebellum and Beyond. 18. Fay Faceandear and Sam Swallowtalk: the Pons and Medulla. 19. Frank Finesse: the Cerebellum. 20. Rosie Reaction and the Downtown Dream Team: the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and the Reticular Formation (RF). Part Five: The Community as a Whole. 21.Cephalton in Action: The Annual Ball. Glossary. The Authors. Index.

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