Neuroscience : Exploring the Brain
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.
- Hardback | 550 pages
- 241.3 x 285.75 x 31.75mm | 1,905.08g
- 01 Nov 1995
- Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
- Philadelphia, United States
- 350 illustrations, index
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.