BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience

3rd Edition

By Alan Longstaff

© 2011 – Taylor & Francis

392 pages

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Paperback: 9780415607698
pub: 2011-03-15
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About the Book

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

About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience