Books in category Medical – Neuroscience

  • The Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal Axis

    The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis

    This volume focuses on the role it plays in the immune system and provides substantive experimental and clinical data to support current understanding in the field, and potential applications of this knowledge in the treatment of disease. * …

  • Excitatory Amino Acids

    Excitatory Amino Acids
    Paul L. Herrling

    Excitatory Amino Acids is the first book entirely dedicated to the results of human testing of modulators of excitatory amino acid neurotransmitters.

  • Tuning Timbre Spectrum Scale

    Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale
    William A. Sethares

    Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale focuses on perceptions ofconsonance and dissonance, and how these are dependent on timbre.

  • Music Language and the Brain

    Music, Language, and the Brain
    Aniruddh D. Patel

    This volume provides the first synthesis, arguing that music and language share deep and critical connections, and that comparative research provides a powerful way to study the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying these uniquely …

  • The Root of Thought

    The Root of Thought
    Andrew Koob

    In The Root of Thought, leading neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Koob reveals what we've learned about these remarkable cells, from their unexpected role in information storage to their function as adult stem cells that can keep your brain growing …

  • The Learning Brain

    The Learning Brain
    Torkel Klingberg

    Torkel Klingberg is one of the world's leading cognitive neuroscientists, but in this book he wears his erudition lightly, writing with simplicity and good humor as he shows us how to give our children the best chance to learn and grow.

  • Attention and Performance in Computational Vision

    Attention and Performance in Computational Vision
    Lucas Paletta

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Attention and Performance in Computational Vision, WAPCV 2004, held in Prague, Czech Republic in May 2004.

  • Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery Volume 30

    Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery, Volume 30
    Nejat Akalan, Concezio Di Cuore Rocco, Vinko V. Dolenc, Rudolf Fahlbusch, J. Lobo Antunes, Marc Sindou, Nicolas De Tribolet, Cees A.F. Tulleken

    The latest in this already classic series presents recent progress and detailed descriptions of standard procedures, to assist young neurosurgeons in their post-graduate training.

  • Gringa

    Melissa Hart

    Set in 1970s Southern California, Gringa is the story of a young girl conflicted by two extremes. On the one hand there’s life with her mother, who leaves her father to begin a lesbian relationship, taking Hart and her two siblings along.

  • Substance P in the Nervous system

    Substance P in the Nervous system
    CIBA Foundation Symposium

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia, in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and …

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