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Fundamental neuroscience

Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston ; Paris : Elsevier-Academic Press, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edition

Offers a comprehensive presentation of the discipline of neuroscience, from molecules to cognition. This book builds from an introductory section that includes fundamental neuroanatomy and covers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [Manuels d'enseignement supérieur]
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780123858702 0123858704
OCLC Number: 862764636
Awards: Winner of Doody's Core Titles 2013 2013
Description: 1 vol. (XXIV-1127 p.) : ill. en noir et en coul., fig., graph., couv. ill. en coul. ; 29 cm
Contents: [Contents].-.-Section I: Neuroscience --
Fundamentals of Neuroscience.-Basic Plan of the Nervous System.-Section II: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience --
Cellular Components of Nervous Tissue.-Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System: Organelles and Their Functions.-Membrane Potential and Action Potential .- Neurotransmitters.-Release of Neurotransmitters .- Neurotransmitter Receptors.-Intracellular Signaling .- Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration.-Information Processing in Dendrites .- Brain Energy Metabolism.-Section III: Nervous System Development --
Neural Induction and Pattern Formation .- Cellular Determination.-Neurogenesis and Migration .- Growth Cones and Axon Pathfinding.-Synapse Formation.- Programmed Cell Death and Neurotrophic Factors.-Synapse Elimination .- Dendritic Development .- Experience-dependent Plasticity.-Section IV: Sensory Systems --
Fundamentals of Sensory Systems.-Chemical Senses: Taste and Olfaction .- The Somatosensory System .- Audition .- Vision.-Section V: Motor Systems --
Fundamentals of Motor Systems.-The Spinal and Peripheral Motor System .- Descending Control of Movement .- The Basal Ganglia .- Cerebellum .- Eye Movements.-Section VI: Regulatory Systems --
The Hypothalamus: An Overview of Regulatory Systems .- Central Control of Autonomic Functions: Organization of the Autonomic Nervous System .- Neural Control of Breathing .- Food Intake and Metabolism .- Water Intake and Body Fluids .- Neuroendocrine Systems .- Circadian Timekeeping .- Sleep, Dreaming, and Wakefulness .- Reward, Motivation, and Addiction.-Section VII: Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience --
Human Brain Evolution .- Cognitive Development and Aging .- Visual Perception of Objects .- Spatial Cognition .- Attention .- Learning and Memory: Basic Mechanisms .- Learning and Memory: Brain Systems .- Language and Communication .- The Prefrontal Cortex and Executive Brain Functions .- Consciousness.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Squire ..., Darwin Berg ..., Floyd Bloom ... [et al.].
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"Here in the fourth edition of this textbook, editors Squire, Berg, Bloom, du Lac, Ghosh, and Spitzer, all working scientists with backgrounds in various specialties in neuroscience, present Read more...

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