Neurobiology

Neurobiology

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This updated text will continue to serve the needs of students in introductory neuroscience courses. Among topics highlighted in the 3rd edition are the superfamily of molecules responsible for membrane signalling, the molecular basis of sensory perception and the pasticity of both sensory and motor circuits. The twin themes of organizational levels and comparative systems provide a unifying conceptual framework.show more

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  • Hardback | 774 pages
  • 170 x 250 x 38.1mm | 1,347g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • halftones, numerous line figures, tables, bibliography
  • 0195088425
  • 9780195088427

Table of contents

1.: Introduction. Part I: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms. 2.: Molecular neurobiology. 3.: Neurons and glia. 4.: The membrane potential. 5.: Action potential. 6.: The synapse. 7.: Synaptic potentials and synaptic integration. 8.: Second messengers and neuromodulators. 9.: Developmental neurobiology. Part II: Sensory Systems. 10.: Introduction: From receptors to perceptions. 11.: Chemical senses. 12.: The somatic sense. 13.: Muscle sense and kinesthesia. 14.: The sense of balance. 15.: Hearing. 16.: Vision. Part III: Motor Systems. 10.: Introduction: The nature of motor function. 18.: Autonomic functions. 19.: Reflexes and fixed motor responses. 20.: Locomotion. 21.: Motor hierarchies. 22.: Manipulation. 23.: Communication and speech. Part IV: Central Systems. 24.: Introduction: The nature of central systems. 25.: Biorhythms. 26.: Visceral brains: Feeding. 27.: Visceral brains: Mating. 28.: Emotion. 29.: Learning and memory. 30.: The cerebral cortex and human behaviorshow more

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