Essentials of the Human Brain: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
  • Essentials of the Human Brain: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
  • Essentials of the Human Brain: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
  • Essentials of the Human Brain: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
<Previous >Next

Essentials of the Human Brain: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

by John Nolte
     
 

Master neurology with the help of Jack Nolte, PhD, recognized for his skill in communicating complicated neuroscience concepts. This book’s clear narrative style and review questions allow you to test and verify your knowledge. The short length, full-color illustrations, and brain images make learning quick and easy. Multiple-choice and comprehensive review… See more details below

Overview

Master neurology with the help of Jack Nolte, PhD, recognized for his skill in communicating complicated neuroscience concepts. This book’s clear narrative style and review questions allow you to test and verify your knowledge. The short length, full-color illustrations, and brain images make learning quick and easy. Multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions, as well as blank diagrams you can use for labeling practice, help you study and reinforce what you have learned. This easy-to-read text, coupled with Student Consult online access, gives you an excellent overview of neuroscience and neuroanatomy for effective understanding of key information in studying and reviewing for exams.

  • Provides the appropriate level of information to take the anxiety out of a complex subject.
  • Offers an added level of understanding though explanatory color illustrations and brain images that visually depict structure-function relationships and key neuroscience concepts.
  • Includes multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions with explanations that cover the core topics in the book so you can test and develop your knowledge.
  • Features the entire searchable contents of the text online, as well as all review tools, via Student Access.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323045704
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/21/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Nervous System

Chapter 2 Development of the Nervous System

Chapter 3 Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 4 Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Chapter 5 Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Chapter 6 Blood Supply of the Brain

Chapter 7 Electrical Signaling by Neurons

Chapter 8 Synaptic Transmission between Neurons

Chapter 9 Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

Chapter 10 Spinal Cord

Chapter 11 Organization of the Brainstem

Chapter 12 Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei

Chapter 13 The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

Chapter 14 Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve

Chapter 15 Brainstem Summary

Chapter 16 The Thalamus and Internal Capsule: Getting To and From the Cerebral Cortex

Chapter 17 The Visual System

Chapter 18 Overview of Motor Systems

Chapter 19 Basal Ganglia

Chapter 20 Cerebellum

Chapter 21 Control of Eye Movements

Chapter 22 Cerebral Cortex

Chapter 23 Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

Chapter 24 Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections

Appendix 1 Comprehensive Quiz

Appendix 2 Answers

Appendix 3 Blank Drawings

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >