Neuroscience

Neuroscience : Exploring the Brain

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UNDERGRADUATE NEUROSCIENCE TEXT WHICH EMPHASIZES THE CELLULAR FOUNDATI ONS, SENSORY AND MOTOR SYSTEMS, AND BEHAVIORAL TOPICS COVERED IN MOST UNDERGRADUATE "NEUROSCIENCE," "NEUROBIOLOGY," OR "PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHO LOGY" COURSES.

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  • Hardback | 550 pages
  • 241.3 x 285.75 x 31.75mm | 1,905.08g
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • 350 illustrations, index
  • 0683004883
  • 9780683004885

Table of contents

Part 1 Foundations: introduction to neuroscience; neurons and glia; the neuronal membrane at rest; the action potential; synaptic transmission; neurotransmitter systems; structure of the nervous system. Part 2 Sensory and motor systems: the chemical senses; the eye; the central visual system; the auditory system; the somatic sensory system; spinal control of movement; brain control of movement. Part 3 Brain and behaviour: chemical control of brain and behaviour; brain mechanisms of emotion; rhythms of the brain; wiring the brain; memory systems; synaptic mechanisms of memory; language and attention.

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