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The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780323041317

ISBN10:
0323041310
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/22/2008
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

Already known as the reference of choice for expert coverage on the structure and function of the human brain and the nervous system, Noltes The Human Brain continues to impress with essential updates throughout this new edition. It includes a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution of ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. 550 full-color illustrationsmore than 650 in allsupport the text and depict every nuance of brain function. But, best of all, your purchase now includes access to the entire contents online, including all of the books illustrations, video clips, and additional software, plus many other exclusive features at www.studentconsult.com. Features a single-authored approach for a more consistent, readable text. Discusses all key topics in functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience, giving you well-rounded coverage of this complex subject. Includes clinical examples throughout for a real-life perspective. Uses summary statement headings that speed you to the information you need. Presents chapter outlines that encourage you to stay organized and focused. Incorporates 3-dimensional brain images and more than 650 illustrations that add increased visual clarity and a greater understanding of every concept. Includes a glossary of key terms that elucidates every part of the text. Features updates throughout, as well as many new illustrations using the most current neuroimaging techniques, reflecting recent developments and changes in understanding to acquaint you with the very latest knowledge in the field. Discusses the hot topic of neural plasticity in a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution in ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. Uses chapter outlines, offering you a focused approach to study. Offers unlimited access to the complete contents of the book online, as well as video clips and additional software at www.studentconsult.com, so you can consult it anywhere you go...perform quick searches...add your own notes and bookmarks...follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other Student Consult titles...and reference all of the other Student Consult titles you own online, tooall in one place!

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Nervous System
Development of the Nervous System
Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System
Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord
Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood Supply of the Brain
Electrical Signaling by Neurons
Synaptic Transmissions Between Neurons
Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Organization of the Brain Stem
Cranial Nerves and their Nuclei
The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell
Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve
Atlas of the Human Brainstem
The Thalmus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and From the Cerebral Cortex
The Visual System
Overview of Motor System
Basal Ganglia
Cerebellum
Control of Eye Movements
Cerebral Cortex
Drives, Emotions, and Memories: The Hypothalmus and Limbic System
Formation, Modification and Repair of Connections
Atlas of the human Forebrain
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