The Human Brain; An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-11-12
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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THE HUMAN BRAIN is a single-authored, core introductory neuroscience text that describes the structure and function of the brain and nervous system. The text covers the neuroanatomy that medical and other healthcare students need, with expanded coverage of neurophysiology and inclusion of clinical content providing real-life application of neuroanatomy and neurophysiologic concepts to clinical neurologic disorders. Its readability and enhanced full-color illustrations make it a favorite among both students and faculty.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Nervous System
Development of the Nervous System
Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the CNS
Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord
Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood Supply of the Brain
Electrical Signaling by Neurons
Synaptic Transmission Btween Neurons
Sensory Receptors and Peripheral Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Organization of the Brainstem
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 Thalamus and Internal Capsule
The Visual System
Overview of Motor Systems
Basal Ganglia
Control of Eye Movements
Cerebral Cortex
The Hypothalamus and Limbic System
Comprehensive Questions
Answers to Questions
Blank Drawings
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