Neuroscience (Book, 2008) [Portland Community College Library]
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Publisher: Sunderland (Mass.) : Sinauer, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edition

Neuroscience guides students through the challenges and excitement of this rapidly changing field. The book's length and accessible writing are a successful combination that has proven to work  Read more...

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Genre/Form: manuel
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780878936977 0878936971
OCLC Number: 494645645
Description: 1 vol. (XVII-857-[52] p.) : ill. en noir et en coul., couv. ill. en coul. ; 29 cm
Contents: Studying the nervous system --
Electrical signals of nerve cells --
Voltage-dependent membrane permeability --
Channels and transporters --
Synaptic transmission --
Neurotransmitters and thier receptors --
Molecular signaling within neurons --
Synaptic plasticity --
The somatic sensory system: touch and proprioception --
Pain --
Vision: the eye --
Central visual pathways --
The auditory system --
The vestibular system --
The chemical senses --
Lower motor neuron circuits and motor control --
Upper motor neuron control of the brainstem and spinal cord --
Modulation of movement by the basal ganglia --
Modulation of movement by the cerebellum --
Eye movements and sensory motor integration --
The visceral motor system --
Early brain development --
Contruction of neural circuits --
Modification of brain circuits as a result of experience --
Repair and regeneration in the nervous system --
The association cortices --
Speech and language --
Sleep and wakefulness --
Emotions --
Sex, sexuality, and the brain --
Responsibility: edited by Dale Purves, George J. Augustine, David Fitzpatrick ... [et al.].
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