Structure of the Human Brain

Structure of the Human Brain : A Photographic Atlas

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Long awaited, the Third Edition represents a thorough revision of this widely-used atlas. It takes into account the advances in computer-assisted brain-imaging techniques that do not restrict the plane of study and the recent progress in identifying and localizing putative neurotransmitters and neuromodulators in the brain. New sections offer coronal views of the gross brain and brain stem, biochemical neuroanatomy, magnetic resonance images, and recent computerized tomographic scans. In addition, many refinements have been made in the illustrations retained from earlier editions. As before, only the highest quality photomicrographs have been included.show more

Product details

  • Spiral bound | 208 pages
  • 230 x 302 x 12mm | 721.21g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • numerous halftones and line drawings
  • 019504357X
  • 9780195043570
  • 1,443,328

Table of contents

The gross brain and spinal cord; Horizontal sections of the gross brain: Correlation with computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging; Coronal sections of the gross brain and brain stem; Transverse microscopic sections of the spinal cord; Transverse microscopic sections of the brain stem; Coronal microscopic sections of the basal ganglia and diencephalon, including horizontal sections of the brain stem; Sagittal microscopic sections of the brain stem, diencephalon, and basal ganglia; Cytoarchitectural-neuroanatomic relationships in the human CNS; The vascular structure of the brain: Anatomy and angiography.show more

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A book which deserves and invites careful handling and gives much aesthetic as well as intellectual satisfaction; at its price it is a remarkable value. * Neuroscience * An elegantly produced package of photographs and light micrographs. Handsome and yet reasonably priced.... Anyone with an interest in the subject and a weakness for beautiful books will want to own it. * Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine * The most complete and most profusely illustrated human brain atlas currently available. The atlas contains not only a basic core of information concerning the gross and sectional anatomy of the brain, but also material on the cytoarchitectual and vascular organization of the brain... The index is extensive and very usable. * Contemporary Psychology *show more

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