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The Human Brain Coloring Book

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Edition:
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ISBN13:

9780064603065

ISBN10:
0064603067
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Pub. Date:
3/8/2010
Publisher(s):
HarperCollins Publications
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Great resource!  May 21, 2011
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This textbook is incredible! The textbook is very comprehensive and contains a lot of information in the form of text explaining the slides you color. This textbook makes reading and learning about the brain easy for any age. Diamond is one of the most intelligent and Kind people I have ever encountered in my life. Anyway, overall a very well written textbook and presentation of a difficult subject with an interesting slant in terms of the coloring feature.






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Summary

Developed by internationally renowned neurosurgeons, this unique book is designed for students of psychology and the biological sciences, and medical, dental, and nursing students.

Biography

Marian C. Diamond, Ph.D., is a Professor of Anatomy at the University of California at Berkeley. She teaches general human anatomy and neutoanatomy and has conducted numerous lines of research into the effect of the environment and hormones on the forebrain. Dr. Diamond is perhaps best known for her investigations into structural changes in the cerebral cortex induced by an enriched environment and structural lateralization of the cortex as influenced by sex steroid hormones.

Table of Contents

Preface
How to Use This Book: Coloring Instructions
Unit One: GENERAL INTRODUCTION
Introduction to the Human Brain
Introduction to Brain Structure I
Introduction to Brain Structure II
Organization of the Nervous System
Terms of Direction
Planes of Section and Relative Dimensions
Unit Two: BASIS AND CHARACTER OF NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTION
The Neuron
Fine Structure of the Neuron
Classification of Neurons
The Synapse: Structure and Types
The Synapse: Structural and Functional Dynamics
Neuroglia
Membrane Potential
Nerve Impulse and Saltatory Conduction
General Sensory Receptors of the Body Surface
Stretch Receptors
Muscle Spindle/Tendon Organ Dynamics
Effectors: The Neuromuscular Junction
Unit Three: EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
The Beginning
Formation of the Neural Tube
Origin of Neurons
Origin of Neuroglia
Fate of the Neural Crest
Formation of the Spinal Cord
Formation of the Brain
Brain Wall Development: Brain Stem
Brain Wall Development: Cerebrum (Part 1)
Brain Wall Development: Cerebrum (Part 2)
Brain Wall Development: Cerebral Neocortex
Plasticity of the Developing and Aging Nervous System
Unit Four: SPINAL CORD
Spinal Cord: Levels and Segments
Spinal Cord Organization
Spinal Reflexes
Ascending Pathways: Posterior Columns
Ascending Pathways: Lateral Spinothalamic Tract
Ascending Pathways: Anterior Spinothalamic Tract
Ascending Pathways: Posterior Spinocerebellar and Cuneocerebellar Tracts
Ascending Pathways: Anterior and Rostral Spinocerebellar Tracts
Descending Pathways: Corticospinal Tract
Mixed Pathways: Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus Descending Pathways: Vestibulospinal Tract
Descending Pathways: Tectospinal and Rubrospinal Tracts
Descending Pathways: Reticulospinal Tracts
Spinal Cord: Summary of Tracts
Unit Five: BRAIN
Introduction: The Brain
Brain Stem: Posterior Aspect
Brain Stem: Anterior-Inferior Aspect
Shapes of Brain Stem Sections
Medulla Oblongata: Lower Level
Medulla Oblongata: Lower Level
Medulla Oblongata: Upper Level
Pons: Lower Level
Pons: Upper Level
Midbrain: Lower Level
Midbrain: Upper Level
Midbrain and Diencephalon: Junction
Brain Stem Reticular Formation
Cerebellum: External Structure
Cerebellar Cortex
Cerebellum: Peduncles
Thalamus: Nuclear Orientation
Thalamus: Afferent Projections
Thalamus: Efferent Projections
Thalamus: Nonspecific Neuronal Systems
Hypothalamus: Nuclear Organization
Hypothalamus: Afferent Projections
Hypothalamus: Efferent Projections
Epithalamus and Subthalamus
Basal Ganglia: Nuclei
Basal Ganglia: Connections
Limbic System: Nuclei and Connections
Limbic System: Hippocampus
Limbic System: Hippocampal-Dentate Microstructure
Cerebral Hemisphere: Lateral Surface
Cerebral Hemisphere: Medial Surface
Cerebral Cortex: Cellular Organization
Cerebral Cortex: Intracortical Circuits, Input and Output
Fiber Systems of the Cerebral Hemispheres
Major Pain-Inhibitory Pathways
Coronal Section Through Frontal Lobes: Level of Head of the Caudate Nucleus
Coronal Section Through Frontal Lobes: Level of the Anterior Commissure
Coronal Section Through Frontal/Temporal Lobes: Level of the Infundibulum
Coronal Section Through Frontal/Temporal Lobes: Level of the Mammillary Bodies
Coronal Section Through Parietal/Temporal Lobes: Level of the Red Nucleus
Coronal Section Through Parietal/Temporal Lobes: Level of the Pineal Gland
Sagittal Section Through the Putamen
Sagittal Section Through the Pulvinar
Sagittal Section Through Medial Surface of Head of the Caudate
Median Section
Horizontal Section Through Head of the Caudate Nucleus
Horizontal Section Through Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus
Horizontal Section Through the Pineal Gland
Horizontal Section Through the Mammillary Bodies
Unit Six: CRANIAL NERVES
Overview of the Cranial Nerves
Cranial Nerves and Respective Skull Foramina
Cranial Nerve Nuclei Functional Organization
Brain Stem Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei
Olfactory (I) Nerve and System
Visual System: The Eye
Visual System: Visual Pathways
Lesions of the Visual Pathway
Oculomotor (III) Nerve
Trochlear (IV) and Abducens (VI) Nerves
Trigeminal (V) Nerve: Sensory Component
Trigeminal (V) Nerve: Central Pathways
Trigeminal (V) Nerve: Motor Component
Facial (VII) Nerve: Special Visceral Motor Component
Facial (VII) Nerve: General Visceral Motor Component
Facial (VII) Nerve: Sensory Component
Auditory System: The Ear
Auditory System: Cochlear (VII) Nerve and Pathways
Vestibular System: Inner Ear
Vestibular System: Vestibular (VII) Nerve and Pathways
Glossopharyngeal (IX) Nerve: Sensory Component
Glossopharyngeal (IX) Nerve: Motor Component
Vagus (X) Nerve: Sensory Component
Vagus (X) Nerve: Motor Component
Accessory (XI) Nerve: Cranial and Spinal Roots
Hypoglossal (XII) Nerve
Unit Seven: SURVEY OF SPINAL NERVES
Composition of a Spinal Nerve
Myelination of Axons
Spinal Nerve Patterns of Distribution
Spinal Nerves and Plexuses
Neuronal Degeneration
Axonal Regeneration
Unit Eight: SURVEY OF THE VISCERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Plan of the Efferent Component of the Visceral Nervous System
VNS: Parasympathetic Division
VNS: Sympathetic Ganglia
VNS: Sympathetic Division
Unit Nine: SUPPORT SYSTEMS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Blood Supply to the Brain: Internal Carotid Arteries
Blood Supply to the Brain: Vertebral Arteries
Blood Supply to the Brain: Circulus Arteriosus
Blood Supply to the Cerebral Hemispheres
Blood Supply to the Deep Forebrain
Blood Supply to the Medulla and Cerebellum
Blood Supply to the Pons and Midbrain
Venous Drainage of the Cerebral Hemispheres
Dural Sinuses
Cranial Meninges
Ventricular System
Flow of Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood Supply to and Meninges of the Spinal Cord
Index


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