Frontiers in Neuroscience

Series Editor: Sidney A. Simon

  • Statistical Techniques for Neuroscientists

    Edited by Young K. Truong

    An ideal introduction to statistical neurocomputing, this book examines current statistical methods for solving emerging problems in neuroscience. These methods have been applied to data involving multichannel neural spike train, spike sorting, blind source separation, functional and effective…

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  • Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

    Edited by Daniel Laskowitz, Gerald Grant

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25 
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  • Itch

    Mechanisms and Treatment

    Edited by E. Carstens, Tasuku Akiyama

    Advances in itch research have elucidated differences between itch and pain but have also blurred the distinction between them. There is a long debate about how somatic sensations including touch, pain, itch, and temperature sensitivity are encoded by the nervous system. Research suggests that each…

    Hardback – 2014-02-25
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  • Neurobiology of Chemical Communication

    Edited by Carla Mucignat-Caretta

    Intraspecific communication involves the activation of chemoreceptors and subsequent activation of different central areas that coordinate the responses of the entire organism—ranging from behavioral modification to modulation of hormones release. Animals emit intraspecific chemical signals, often…

    Hardback – 2014-02-14
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  • Neurobiology of Body Fluid Homeostasis

    Transduction and Integration

    Edited by Laurival Antonio De Luca Jr., Jose Vanderlei Menani, Alan Kim Johnson

    A timely symposium entitled Body-Fluid Homeostasis: Transduction and Integration was held at Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil in 2011. This meeting was convened as an official satellite of a joint gathering of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN) and the American Autonomic…

    Hardback – 2013-10-01
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  • Spike Timing

    Mechanisms and Function

    Edited by Patricia M. DiLorenzo, Jonathan D. Victor

    Neuronal communication forms the basis for all behavior, from the smallest movement to our grandest thought processes. Among the many mechanisms that support these functions, spike timing is among the most powerful and—until recently—perhaps the least studied. In the last two decades, however, the…

    Hardback – 2013-05-02
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  • Transcranial Brain Stimulation

    Edited by Carlo Miniussi, Walter Paulus, Paolo M. Rossini

    Since the discovery of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial electrical stimulation (tES), these non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) techniques have been used to investigate the state of cortical excitability, and the excitability of the cortico-cortical and corticospinal…

    Hardback – 2012-12-03
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  • The Neurobiological Basis of Suicide

    Edited by Yogesh Dwivedi

    With recent studies using genetic, epigenetic, and other molecular and neurochemical approaches, a new era has begun in understanding pathophysiology of suicide. Emerging evidence suggests that neurobiological factors are not only critical in providing potential risk factors but also provide a…

    Hardback – 2012-06-25
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  • Alzheimer's Disease

    Targets for New Clinical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

    Edited by Renee D. Wegrzyn, Alan S. Rudolph

    In recent years, a tremendous amount of effort has been focused on better understanding the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to facilitate early and accurate diagnosis and appropriately targeted therapeutic treatments. Alzheimer’s Disease: Targets for New Clinical, Diagnostic, and…

    Hardback – 2012-04-26
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  • Dopamine – Glutamate Interactions in the Basal Ganglia

    Edited by Susan Jones

    The basal ganglia are involved in complex brain functions, from voluntary movement control to learning and reward processing, and they are implicated in numerous neurological and psychiatric disorders. Information from the cerebral cortex and thalamus is conveyed to basal ganglia nuclei via…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14
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  • Astrocytes

    Wiring the Brain

    Edited by Eliana Scemes, David C. Spray

    Astrocytes play diverse roles in central nervous system (CNS) function and dysfunction, and the connections that the astrocyte makes with other cells of the brain are essential for a variety of important neural tasks. Bringing together contributions from international experts at the top of their…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
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  • Neurobiology of Depression

    Edited by Francisco Lopez-Munoz, Cecilio Alamo

    Major depressive disorders have recently been associated with impairments in signaling pathways that regulate neuroplasticity and cell survival. Agents designed to directly target molecules in these pathways hold promise as new therapeutics for depression. With the collaboration of the most…

    Hardback – 2011-09-09
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  • The Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes

    Edited by Micah M. Murray, Mark T. Wallace

    It has become accepted in the neuroscience community that perception and performance are quintessentially multisensory by nature. Using the full palette of modern brain imaging and neuroscience methods, The Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes details current understanding in the neural bases for…

    Hardback – 2011-08-25
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  • Neurobiology of Sensation and Reward

    Edited by Jay A. Gottfried

    Synthesizing coverage of sensation and reward into a comprehensive systems overview, Neurobiology of Sensation and Reward presents a cutting-edge and multidisciplinary approach to the interplay of sensory and reward processing in the brain. While over the past 70 years these areas have drifted…

    Hardback – 2011-03-28
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  • Neurobiology of Huntington’s Disease

    Applications to Drug Discovery

    Edited by Donald C. Lo, Robert E. Hughes

    In 1993, the genetic mutation responsible for Huntington’s disease (HD) was identified. Considered a milestone in human genomics, this discovery has led to nearly two decades of remarkable progress that has greatly increased our knowledge of HD, and documented an unexpectedly large and diverse…

    Hardback – 2010-07-02
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  • Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction

    Edited by Cynthia M. Kuhn, George F. Koob

    Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by an international team of authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available…

    Hardback – 2010-04-12
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  • The Neurobiology of Olfaction

    Edited by Anna Menini

    Comprehensive Overview of Advances in Olfaction The common belief is that human smell perception is much reduced compared with other mammals, so that whatever abilities are uncovered and investigated in animal research would have little significance for humans. However, new evidence from a variety…

    Hardback – 2009-11-24
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  • Translational Pain Research

    From Mouse to Man

    Edited by Lawrence Kruger, Alan R Light

    One of the Most Rapidly Advancing Fields in Modern Neuroscience The success of molecular biology and the new tools derived from molecular genetics have revolutionized pain research and its translation to therapeutic effectiveness. Bringing together recent advances in modern neuroscience regarding…

    Hardback – 2009-11-24
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  • Neuroproteomics

    Edited by Oscar Alzate

    In this, the post-genomic age, our knowledge of biological systems continues to expand and progress. As the research becomes more focused, so too does the data. Genomic research progresses to proteomics and brings us to a deeper understanding of the behavior and function of protein clusters. And…

    Hardback – 2009-10-26
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  • Fat Detection

    Taste, Texture, and Post Ingestive Effects

    By Jean-Pierre Montmayeur, Johannes le Coutre

    Presents the State-of-the-Art in Fat Taste Transduction A bite of cheese, a few potato chips, a delectable piece of bacon – a small taste of high-fat foods often draws you back for more. But why are fatty foods so appealing? Why do we crave them? Fat Detection: Taste, Texture, and Post Ingestive…

    Hardback – 2009-09-14
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  • In Vivo Optical Imaging of Brain Function, Second Edition

    Edited by Ron D. Frostig

    These are exciting times for the field of optical imaging of brain function. Rapid developments in theory and technology continue to considerably advance understanding of brain function. Reflecting changes in the field during the past five years, the second edition of In Vivo Optical Imaging of…

    Hardback – 2009-05-06
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  • Biology of the NMDA Receptor

    Edited by Antonius M. VanDongen

    The NMDA receptor plays a critical role in the development of the central nervous system and in adult neuroplasticity, learning, and memory. Therefore, it is not surprising that this receptor has been widely studied. However, despite the importance of rhythms for the sustenance of life, this aspect…

    Hardback – 2008-10-29
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  • Methods of Behavior Analysis in Neuroscience, Second Edition

    Edited by Jerry J. Buccafusco

    Behavioral techniques used in animals to model human diseases and predict effects of novel drugs are as varied as the numbers of scientists who use them. Consequently, behavioral analysis is becoming an increasingly indispensable tool for the neuroscientist as information gained at the molecular…

    Hardback – 2008-10-29
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  • Methods for Neural Ensemble Recordings, Second Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. L. Nicolelis

    In the last ten years neural ensemble recording grew into a well-respected and highly data-lucrative science. New experimental paradigms, including the fabrication of high-density microelectrodes, new surgical implantation techniques, multi-channel signal processing, and the establishment of direct…

    Hardback – 2007-12-03
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  • Serotonin Receptors in Neurobiology

    Edited by Amitabha Chattopadhyay

    A number of developments spanning a multitude of techniques makes this an exciting time for research in serotonin receptors. A comprehensive review of the subject from a multidisciplinary perspective, Serotonin Receptors in Neurobiology is among the first books to include information on serotonin…

    Hardback – 2007-05-17
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  • Brain Aging

    Models, Methods, and Mechanisms

    Edited by David R. Riddle

    Recognition that aging is not the accumulation of disease, but rather comprises fundamental biological processes that are amenable to experimental study, is the basis for the recent growth of experimental biogerontology. As increasingly sophisticated studies provide greater understanding of what…

    Hardback – 2007-04-19
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  • Neural Plasticity and Memory

    From Genes to Brain Imaging

    Edited by Federico Bermudez-Rattoni

    A comprehensive, multidisciplinary review, Neural Plasticity and Memory: From Genes to Brain Imaging provides an in-depth, up-to-date analysis of the study of the neurobiology of memory. Leading specialists share their scientific experience in the field, covering a wide range of topics where…

    Hardback – 2007-04-17
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  • The Role of the Nucleus of the Solitary Tract in Gustatory Processing

    Edited by Robert M. Bradley

    Providing an essential brainstem relay for three cranial nerves, the NST coordinates highly complex sensory information. While other functions of the NST have received attention, its role in gustatory processing has received little. The first reference devoted exclusively to gustatory processing,…

    Hardback – 2006-10-04
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  • TRP Ion Channel Function in Sensory Transduction and Cellular Signaling Cascades

    Edited by Wolfgang B. Liedtke, MD, PH.D.

    Since the first TRP ion channel was discovered in Drosophila melanogaster in 1989, the progress made in this area of signaling research has yielded findings that offer the potential to dramatically impact human health and wellness. Involved in gateway activity for all five of our senses, TRP…

    Hardback – 2006-09-29
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  • Animal Models of Cognitive Impairment

    Edited by Edward D. Levin, Jerry J. Buccafusco

    The costs associated with a drug’s clinical trials are so significant that it has become necessary to validate both its safety and efficacy in animal models prior to the continued study of the drug in humans. Featuring contributions from distinguished researchers in the field of cognitive therapy…

    Hardback – 2006-06-22
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  • The Dynamic Synapse

    Molecular Methods in Ionotropic Receptor Biology

    Edited by Josef T. Kittler, Stephen J. Moss

    Exploring the diverse tools and technologies used to study synaptic processes, The Dynamic Synapse: Molecular Methods in Ionotropic Receptor Biology delineates techniques, methods, and conceptual advances for studying neurotransmitter receptors and other synaptic proteins. It…

    Hardback – 2006-03-27
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  • Advances in Vagal Afferent Neurobiology

    Edited by Bradley J. Undem, Daniel Weinreich

    Taking a comprehensive approach in which all aspects of the vagal afferent system are considered, from the terminals in the visceral tissues to the neural pathways within the central nervous system, this extensive text reviews the development, neurochemistry, anatomy, biophysics, pharmacology, and…

    Hardback – 2005-06-01
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  • Neural Plasticity in Adult Somatic Sensory-Motor Systems

    Edited by Ford F. Ebner

    Synthesizing current information about sensory-motor plasticity, Neural Plasticity in Adult Somatic Sensory-Motor Systems provides an up-to-date description of the dynamic processes that occur in somatic sensory-motor cortical circuits or somatic sensory pathways to the cortex due to experience,…

    Hardback – 2005-05-26
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  • Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements

    A Distributed System for Distributed Functions

    Edited by Alexa Riehle, Eilon Vaadia

    As one of the first cortical areas to be explored experimentally, the motor cortex continues to be the focus of intense research. Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements: A Distributed System for Distributed Functions presents developments in motor cortex research, making it possible to understand…

    Hardback – 2004-12-28
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  • Methods in Insect Sensory Neuroscience

    Edited by Thomas A. Christensen

    Insects are among the most diverse and adaptable organisms on Earth. They have long been our chief competitors for food and are responsible for spreading devastating afflictions such as malaria and encephalitis. The insects’ ability to thrive is due in large part to their well-developed sensory…

    Hardback – 2004-12-20
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  • Modern Neurosurgery

    Clinical Translation of Neuroscience Advances

    Edited by Dennis A. Turner

    Focusing on how increased understanding of brain function affects clinical neuroscience, this incisive text explores the interface between neuroscience and clinical neuroscience advances by examining the hypotheses that drive this evolution. The author reviews the relevant underpinnings of new…

    Hardback – 2004-06-25
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  • Neurosteroid Effects in the Central Nervous System

    The Role of the GABA-A Receptor

    Edited by Sheryl S. Smith

    Our understanding of the ways that neuroactive steroids act in the brain has been increased by transgenic approaches, recombinant expression systems, higher resolution electrophysiological paradigms, and the development of technology to localize receptors. Recent behavioral studies examining the…

    Hardback – 2003-10-27
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  • The Primate Visual System

    Edited by Jon H. Kaas, Christine E. Collins

    The last 20 years of research have been marked by exceptional progress in understanding the organization and functions of the primate visual system. This understanding has been based on the wide application of traditional and newly emerging methods for identifying the functionally significant…

    Hardback – 2003-07-28
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  • Functional and Neural Mechanisms of Interval Timing

    Edited by Warren H. Meck

    Understanding temporal integration by the brain is expected to be among the premier topics to unite systems, cellular, computational, and cognitive neuroscience over the next decade. The phenomenon has been studied in humans and animals, yet until now, there has been no publication to successfully…

    Hardback – 2003-03-24
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  • Biomedical Imaging in Experimental Neuroscience

    Edited by Nick Van Bruggen, Timothy P.L. Roberts

    Recent years have seen an explosion of activity in the field of biomedical imaging in an attempt to understand the behavior of the brain in healthy and disease states. With the emergence of genetically manipulated laboratory mice and the knowledge of the mouse genome, we are entering an exciting…

    Hardback – 2002-12-23
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  • Methods in Drug Abuse Research

    Cellular and Circuit Level Analyses

    Edited by Barry D. Waterhouse

    The field of drug addiction and substance abuse, which was initially confined to behavioral studies, has broadened dramatically. It now includes a vast array of cellular and molecular approaches as well as sophisticated electrophysiological and neurochemical methodologies that bridge the gap…

    Hardback – 2002-11-25
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  • Primate Audition

    Ethology and Neurobiology

    Edited by Asif A. Ghazanfar

    Like speech, the species-specific vocalizations or calls of non-human primates mediate social interactions, convey important emotional information, and in some cases refer to objects and events in the caller's environment. These functional similarities suggest that the selective pressures which…

    Hardback – 2002-08-28
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  • Methods in Alcohol-Related Neuroscience Research

    Edited by Yuan Liu, David M. Lovinger

    Neuroscience research in alcohol-related disorders has made remarkable progress in the last two decades. The advances are due, in great part, to the large array of powerful biomedical, bioengineering, and computational biological techniques that are now employed. To date, there has not been a…

    Hardback – 2002-02-14
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  • DNA Arrays

    Technologies and Experimental Strategies

    Edited by Elena V. Grigorenko

    A quantum leap in technology took place a few years ago with the introduction of cDNA arrays that have been developed in response to the need for simultaneous analysis of the patterns of expression of thousands of genes. DNA Arrays: Technologies and Experimental Strategies offers a view of…

    Hardback – 2001-12-21
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  • New Concepts in Cerebral Ischemia

    Edited by Rick C. S. Lin

    Approximately half a million Americans suffer brain ischemic episodes every year. These brain strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States and the number-one cause of permanent disability. Over the past decade, we have made extensive attempts to understand the biological…

    Hardback – 2001-12-21
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  • The Somatosensory System

    Deciphering the Brain's Own Body Image

    Edited by Randall J. Nelson

    The somatosensory system is unique in that it conveys information to the central nervous system (CNS) about both external and internal sensory environments. Recent technological and conceptual advances in the field have allowed great strides to be made in the description and understanding of how…

    Hardback – 2001-11-13
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  • Methods in Chemosensory Research

    Edited by Sidney A. Simon, Miguel A. L. Nicolelis

    Written by world experts in the field of neuronal chemoreception, Methods in Chemosensory Research describes new molecular, electrophysiological, genetic, behavioral, psychophysical, and imaging techniques that have recently been adapted to investigate the basic neuronal mechanisms underlying…

    Hardback – 2001-09-26
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  • Methods in Genomic Neuroscience

    Edited by Hemin R. Chin, Steven O. Moldin

    The past few years have witnessed extraordinary advances in molecular genetic techniques and the accumulation of structural genomics information and resources in both human and model organisms. With the development of new technologies and the availability of resources like the sequence of…

    Hardback – 2001-09-26
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  • Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System

    Edited by Edward D. Levin

    Nicotine research has been conducted for the better part of a century, but with the discovery of the relationship of nicotinic systems to Alzheimer's disease, the differentiation of nicotinic receptor subtypes, and the development of novel nicotinic ligands, the field of nicotine research has…

    Hardback – 2001-08-29
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  • Motor Neurobiology of the Spinal Cord

    Edited by Timothy C. Cope

    Traumatic injuries of the spinal cord continue to be the most common cause of permanent paralysis in young adults in the United States. New information has emerged on the response of spinal neurons to injury of either the spinal cord or peripheral nerves demonstrating that dendrites of injured…

    Hardback – 2001-06-26
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