The Brain: An Introduction to Neuroscience

The Brain: An Introduction to Neuroscience

by Richard Frederick Thompson



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780716714613
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date: 06/28/1985
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Brain and Neuron
2. Neuron
3. Membranes and Potentials
4. Synaptic Transmission
5. Neurotransmitters and Chemical Circuits in the Brain
6. Peptides, Hormones and the Brain
7. Biological Imperatives: The Hypothalamic Connection
8. Sensory Processes
9. Motor Control Systems
10. Life Cycle of the Brain: Development, Plasticity, and Aging
11. Learning, Memory and the Brain
12. Cognitive Neuroscience
Appendix: A Tiny Bit of Chemistry, Physics, Pharmacology and Molecular Biology

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