Neurobiology: Molecules, Cells, and Systems / Edition 2

Neurobiology: Molecules, Cells, and Systems / Edition 2

by Gary G. Matthews
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632044969

ISBN-13: 9780632044962

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Visit the Neurobiology Website at:

www.blackwellpublishing.com/matthews

As the second edition of a very successful neurobiology book, this text covers a range from molecules to systems, and uses various systems to illustrate each major concept. In addition to the text, this title offers a companion website, which features animations of difficult concepts,

Overview

Visit the Neurobiology Website at:

www.blackwellpublishing.com/matthews

As the second edition of a very successful neurobiology book, this text covers a range from molecules to systems, and uses various systems to illustrate each major concept. In addition to the text, this title offers a companion website, which features animations of difficult concepts, online assignments and practice exams, as well as all text figures in an easy to download format.

  • Four colour throughout.
  • New chapter on hypothalamic function with focus on circadian rhythms.
  • More clinical correlation.
  • Improved illustration quality and quantity.
  • Comprehensive text with excellent coverage of subjects from molecules to systems.
  • Use of systems to illustrate each major concept.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632044962
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.37(h) x 1.21(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part I: Introduction to Neurobiology:.

1. A Preview of Neurobiology.

2. Organization of Nervous Systems.

Part II: Cellular Aspects of Neurobiology:.

3. Origin of Membrane Potential.

4. Mechanism of Nerve Action Potential.

5. Synaptic Transmission at the Neuromuscular Junction.

6. Synaptic Transmission in the Central Nervous System.

Part III: Neural Control of Muscle Contraction:.

7 . Neural Control of Muscle Contraction.

8. Spinal Cord Mechanisms.

9. Brain Motor Mechanisms.

10. Sensorimotor Integration.

11. The Autonomic Nervous System.

12. The Hypothalamus.

Part IV: Sensory Systems:.

13. An Overview of Sensory Systems.

14. The Somatic Senses.

15. The Visual System: Retina.

16. The Visual System: Higher Visual Processing.

17. Hearing and Other Vibration Senses.

18. Chemical Senses.

Part V: Neuronal Plasticity and Higher Cortical Function:.

19. Neural Development.

20. Synaptic Plasticity.

21. Language and Cognition

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