The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy / Edition 5

The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy / Edition 5

by John Nolte
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323013201

ISBN-13: 9780323013208

Pub. Date: 11/12/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323013208
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/12/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
650
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.99(d)

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
• Cerebellum
• Control of Eye Movements
• Cerebral Cortex
• The Hypothalamus and Limbic System
Comprehensive Questions Answers to Questions Blank Drawings

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