Books in category Medical – Neuroscience

  • The Accidental Mind

    The Accidental Mind
    David J. Linden

    In this learned work, neuroscientist Linden counters the widespread assumption that the brain is a paragon of design–and instead gives an explanation of how the brain's evolution has resulted in nothing short of forming humanity.

  • Sensing the Environment Regulation of Local and Global Homeostasis by the Skin s Neuroendocrine System

    Sensing the Environment: Regulation of Local and Global Homeostasis by the Skin’s Neuroendocrine System
    Andrzej T. Slominski, Michal A. Zmijewski, Cezary Skobowiat, Blazej Zbytek, Radomir M. Slominski, Jeffery D. Steketee

    The skin, the body’s largest organ, is strategically located at the interface with the external environment where it detects, integrates and responds to a diverse range of stressors, including solar radiation.

  • Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology Neuroactive Volume 1

    Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology: Neuroactive …, Volume 1
    Ramon Lim

    "The Handbook is intended to be a service to the neuroscience community, to help in finding available and useful information, to point out gaps in our knowledge, and to encourage continued studies.

  • The Statistical Analysis of Functional MRI Data

    The Statistical Analysis of Functional MRI Data
    Nicole Lazar

    This book represents the first in-depth discussion of statistical methodology, which it couples with an introduction to the scientific background needed to understand the data.

  • Braintrust

    Braintrust
    Patricia S. Churchland

    A key part of the story is oxytocin, an ancient body-and-brain molecule that, by decreasing the stress response, allows humans to develop the trust in one another necessary for the development of close-knit ties, social institutions, and …

  • Culture Communication and Cognition

    Culture, Communication, and Cognition
    James V. Wertsch

    A learner's dictionary and CD-ROM pack, with sounds, pictures and powerful search tools.

  • Integrative Action of the Autonomic Nervous System

    Integrative Action of the Autonomic Nervous System
    Wilfrid Jänig

    This book gives a detailed description of the cellular and integrative organization of the autonomic nervous system, covering both peripheral and central aspects.

  • Audition

    Audition
    Pierre A. Buser, Michel Imbert

    The book's clear, direct style and its more than 180 well-chosen, informative, and easily understood figures make it accessible not only to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in the basic and clinical neurosciences but also to …

  • Neuroanatomy of the Oculomotor System

    Neuroanatomy of the Oculomotor System
    Jean A. Büttner-Ennever

    This volume in the Progress in Brain Research series features reviews on the functional neuroanatomy and connectivity of the brain areas involved in controlling eye movements.

  • Neural Engineering

    Neural Engineering
    Chris Eliasmith, Charles H. Anderson

    A synthesis of current approaches to adapting engineering tools to the study of neurobiological systems.

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