The Nolte's the Human Brain: An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy

The Nolte's the Human Brain: An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy

Mixed media product Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy (Nolt

By (author) John Nolte, By (author) Todd Vanderah, By (author) Douglas Gould

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Mixed media product | 736 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 277mm x 25mm | 1,701g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2008
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323041310
  • ISBN 13: 9780323041317
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 680 illustrations (550 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 14,981

Product description

This title is winner of British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - Highly Commended, Basic and Clinical Sciences. Already known as the reference of choice for expert coverage on the structure and function of the human brain and the nervous system, Nolte's "The Human Brain" continues to impress with essential updates throughout this new edition. It 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. But, best of all, your purchase now includes access to the entire contents online, including all of the book's illustrations, video clips, and additional software, plus many other exclusive features at website.

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"The illustrations were excellent and did add to the readability and understanding of the content. The manner with which the author tried to involve the reader with the content was also very good. It is a very well-presented book, and published and printed to a very high standard." "BMA Book Awards 2009?- judges comments"

Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Nervous System 2. Development of the Nervous System 3. Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System 4. Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord 5. Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid 6. Blood Supply of the Brain 7. Electrical Signaling by Neurons 8. Synaptic Transmissions Between Neurons 9. Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System 10. Spinal Cord 11. Organization of the Brain Stem 12. Cranial Nerves and their Nuclei 13. The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell 14. Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve 15. Atlas of the Human Brainstem 16. The Thalmus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and From the Cerebral Cortex 17. The Visual System 18. Overview of Motor System 19. Basal Ganglia 20. Cerebellum 21. Control of Eye Movements 22. Cerebral Cortex 23. Drives, Emotions, and Memories: The Hypothalmus and Limbic System 24. Formation, Modification and Repair of Connections 25. Atlas of the human Forebrain