The Human Brain: An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 6

The Human Brain: An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 6

by John Nolte
     
 

Now with full color throughout, "The Human Brain" is even more useful in studying the anatomy and physiology of the brain and spinal cord. The fourth edition greatly expands coverage of neurophysiology, while stressing major concepts and structure-function relationships without extraneous detail. See more details below

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Now with full color throughout, "The Human Brain" is even more useful in studying the anatomy and physiology of the brain and spinal cord. The fourth edition greatly expands coverage of neurophysiology, while stressing major concepts and structure-function relationships without extraneous detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2580323041310
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/22/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the Nervous System 1

2 Development of the Nervous System 37

3 Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System 53

4 Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord 80

5 Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid 99

6 Blood Supply of the Brain 122

7 Electrical Signaling by Neurons 149

8 Synaptic Transmission between Neurons 177

9 Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System 201

10 Spinal Cord 227

11 Organization of the Brainstem 266

12 Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei 295

13 The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell 323

14 Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve 342

15 Atlas of the Human Brainstem 378

16 The Thalamus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and from the Cerebral Cortex 390

17 The Visual System 415

18 Overview of Motor Systems 457

19 Basal Ganglia 474

20 Cerebellum 494

21 Control of Eye Movements 524

22 Cerebral Cortex 541

23 Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System 580

24 Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections 608

25 Atlas of the Human Forebrain 638

Glossary 658

Index 691

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