3rd Edition

BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience




ISBN 9780415607698
Published March 16, 2011 by Taylor & Francis
392 Pages

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Book Description

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

Table of 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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