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Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain

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Neuroscience for the Study of Communicative Disorders, Fourth Edition remains an ideal resource that teaches neuroscience fundamentals without encyclopedic details of anatomy and physiology. This text takes a step-by-step, simplified approach, and contains relevant information in its application of neuroscience for students and practitioners in speech-language pathology and audiology--making it the perfect text! Completely updated throughout, the Fourth Edition reflects the most recent findings and clinical applications.

Synopsis:

Widely praised for its student-friendly style and exceptional artwork and pedagogy, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain is a leading undergraduate textbook on the biology of the brain and the systems that underlie behavior. This edition provides increased coverage of taste and smell, circadian rhythms, brain development, and developmental disorders and includes new information on molecular mechanisms and functional brain imaging. Path of Discovery boxes, written by leading researchers, highlight major current discoveries. In addition, readers will be able to assess their knowledge of neuroanatomy with the Illustrated Guide to Human Neuroanatomy, which includes a perforated self-testing workbook.

This edition's robust ancillary package includes a bound-in student CD-ROM, an Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, and resources online.

Synopsis:

Acclaimed for its clear, friendly style, excellent illustrations, leading author team, and compelling theme of exploration, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 4e takes a fresh, contemporary approach to the study of neuroscience, emphasizing the biological basis of behavior. The authorsandrsquo; passion for the dynamic field of neuroscience is evident on every page, engaging students and helping them master the material.

and#160;

In just a few years, the field of neuroscience has been transformed by exciting new technologies and an explosion of knowledge about the brain.and#160; The human genome has been sequenced, sophisticated new methods have been developed for genetic engineering, and new methods have been introduced to enable visualization and stimulation of specific types of nerve cells and connections in the brain.and#160; The new Fourth Edition has been fully updated to reflect these and other rapid advances in the field, while honoring its commitment to be student-friendly with striking new illustrations, additional animations, and an unparalleled array of online resources.

Table of Contents

FOUNDATIONS

Neuroscience: Past, Present, and Future

Neurons and Glia

The Neuronal Membrane at Rest

The Action Potential

Synaptic Transmission

Neurotransmitter Systems

The Structure of the Nervous System

Appendix: An Illustrated Guide to Human Neuroanatomy

SENSORY AND MOTOR SYSTEMS

The Chemical Senses

The Eye

The Central Visual System

The Auditory and Vestibular Systems

The Somatic Sensory System

Spinal Control of Movement

Brain Control of Movement

THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR

Chemical Control of the Brain and Behavior

Motivation

Sex and the Brain

Brain Mechanisms of Emotion

Brain Rhythms and Sleep

Language

Attention

Mental Illness

THE CHANGING BRAIN

Wiring the Brain

Memory Systems

Molecular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory

Glossary

References

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781760034
Subtitle:
Exploring the Brain
Author:
Bear, Mark F.
Author:
Paradiso, Michael
Author:
Connors, Barry W.
Author:
Connors, Barry
Author:
Paradiso, Michael A.
Author:
Bhatnagar, Subhash C.
Publisher:
LWW
Subject:
Neuroscience
Subject:
Brain
Subject:
Neurosciences
Subject:
Education & Training
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Occupational Therapy
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Subject:
Audiology & Speech Pathology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third
Publication Date:
20150203
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1008
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.38 in

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Widely praised for its student-friendly style and exceptional artwork and pedagogy, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain is a leading undergraduate textbook on the biology of the brain and the systems that underlie behavior. This edition provides increased coverage of taste and smell, circadian rhythms, brain development, and developmental disorders and includes new information on molecular mechanisms and functional brain imaging. Path of Discovery boxes, written by leading researchers, highlight major current discoveries. In addition, readers will be able to assess their knowledge of neuroanatomy with the Illustrated Guide to Human Neuroanatomy, which includes a perforated self-testing workbook.

This edition's robust ancillary package includes a bound-in student CD-ROM, an Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, and resources online.

"Synopsis" by ,
Acclaimed for its clear, friendly style, excellent illustrations, leading author team, and compelling theme of exploration, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 4e takes a fresh, contemporary approach to the study of neuroscience, emphasizing the biological basis of behavior. The authorsandrsquo; passion for the dynamic field of neuroscience is evident on every page, engaging students and helping them master the material.

and#160;

In just a few years, the field of neuroscience has been transformed by exciting new technologies and an explosion of knowledge about the brain.and#160; The human genome has been sequenced, sophisticated new methods have been developed for genetic engineering, and new methods have been introduced to enable visualization and stimulation of specific types of nerve cells and connections in the brain.and#160; The new Fourth Edition has been fully updated to reflect these and other rapid advances in the field, while honoring its commitment to be student-friendly with striking new illustrations, additional animations, and an unparalleled array of online resources.

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