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BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience

Edition:
3rd
Author(s):
Alan Longstaff
ISBN:
9780415607698
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
March 16, 2011
Content Details:
392 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience, Third Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.  

    BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience, Third Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers:

    • Organization of the Nervous System
    • Neuron Excitation
    • Synapses
    • Neurotransmitters
    • Elements of Neural Computing
    • Somatosensory Systems
    • Vision
    • Hearing
    • Smell and Taste
    • Motor Function: Spinal Cord and Brainstem
    • Movement: Cortex, Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia
    • Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Functions
    • Brain and Behaviour
    • Learning and Memory
    • Neuroscience Methods

    Features

      Clear and concise explanation of the essentials of neuroscience

      Ideal format for review and refreshing knowledge

      Excellent core text for short courses

      Figures that can easily be reproduced by students

      Figures available to instructors in JPEG format

  • Contents

    A. Organization of the nervous system B. Neuron excitation C. Synapses D. Neurotransmitters E. Elements of neural computing F. Somatosensory systems G. Vision H. Hearing I. Smell and taste J. Motor function: spinal cord and brainstem K. Movement: cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia L. Neuroendocrinology and autonomic functions M. Brain and behaviour N. Learning and Memory O. Neuroscience methods

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