A Colorful Introduction To The Anatomy Of The Human Brain: A Brain And Psychology Coloring Book

Paperback | September 19, 2007

byJohn P.j. Pinel, Maggie Edwards

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This hands-on workbook provides an easy and enjoyable means of learning and reviewing the fundamentals of human neuroanatomy through the acclaimed directed-coloring method.

 

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    This hands-on workbook provides an easy and enjoyable means of learning and reviewing the fundamentals of human neuroanatomy through the acclaimed directed-coloring method.   Thousands of people inquire about and buy a competitor to this book each year. Unique layout compared to the competition! Text is on the left page with illus...

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    Enter the fascinating world of the human brain and its amazing abilities with this colorful introduction to brain anatomy!   A Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain: A Brain and Psychology Coloring Book was written by John Pinel and illustrated by Maggie Edwards, a team renowned for their ability to engage and fa...

    John Pinel, the author of Biopsychology, obtained his PhD from McGill University in Montreal. He worked briefly at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before taking up his current position at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Professor Pinel is an award-winning teacher and the author of over 200 scientific papers; ...

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    Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 10.6 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:September 19, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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    Table of Contents

    Preface.

    To The Reader.

    How to Use This Book.

    PART 1:         BASIC NEUROANATOMY.

    Chapter 1:      Organization of the Human Nervous System.

    Introduction

    1.1       Divisions of the Nervous System.

    1.2       Divisions of the Central Nervous System.

    1.3       Divisions of the Peripheral Nervous System.

    1.4       Organization of the Spinal Cord.

    1.5       Divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System.

    1.6       The Endocrine System.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 2:      Planes and Directions in the Human Nervous System.

                Introduction

    2.1       Planes in the Human Brain.

    2.2       Directions in the Human Nervous System.

    2.3       Sides of the Human Nervous System.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 3:      Cells of the Nervous System.

                Introduction

    3.1       The Neuron: Its Major Regions.

    3.2       The Neuron: Structures of the Cell Body.

    3.3       The Neuron: Structures of the Terminal Buttons.

    3.4       Neural Conduction Through Dendrites and Cell Body.

    3.5       Axonal Conduction and Synaptic Transmission.

    3.6       Myelination and Saltatory Conduction.

    3.7       The Neuron Cell Membrane and Receptors.

    3.8       Glial Cells      

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 4:      Early Development of the Human Nervous System.

                Introduction

    4.1       Development of the Neural Tube.

    4.2       Six Processes of Early Neural Development.

    4.3       Early Development of the Brain's Three Major Divisions.

    4.4       Early Development of the Brain's Five Divisions.

    4.5       Axon Growth: Correctly Wiring the Nervous System.

    4.6       Adult Neurogenesis

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 5:      Gross Anatomy of the Human Brain.

                Introduction

    5.1       Cerebral Hemispheres and Brain Stem.

    5.2       The Five Divisions of the Mature Brain.

    5.3       The Meninges.

    5.4       The Cerebral Ventricles.

    5.5       Tracts and Nuclei.

    5.6       The Cerebral Commissures.

    5.7       The Cranial Nerves.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 6:      Major Structures of the Brain Stem.

    Introduction

    6.1       Major Structures of the Myelencephalon.

    6.2       Major Structures of the Metencephalon.

    6.3       Major Structures of the Mesencephalon.

    6.4       Diencephalon: The Thalamus.

    6.5       Diencephalon: The Hypothalamus.

    6.6       The Hypothalamus and Pituitary.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 7:      Major Structures of the Cerebral Hemispheres.

    Introduction

    7.1       Major Fissures of the Cerebral Hemispheres.

    7.2       Lobes of the Cerebral Hemispheres.

    7.3       Major Gyri of the Cerebral Hemispheres.

    7.4       The Cerebral Cortex.

    7.5       Divisions of the Cerebral Cortex.

    7.6       Primary Sensory and Motor Areas.

    7.7       Subcortical Structures: The Limbic System.

    7.8       Subcortical Structures: The Basal Ganglia.

    Review Exercises

     

    Part II:  FUNCTIONAL NEUROANATOMY.

    Chapter 8:      Sensory Systems of the Central Nervous System.

    Introduction

    8.1       Visual System: From Eye to Cortex.

    8.2       Cortical Visual Areas.

    8.3       Auditory System: From Ear to Cortex.

    8.4       Cortical Auditory Areas.

    8.5       Somatosensory System: From Receptors to Cortex.

    8.6       Cortical Somatosensory Areas.

    8.7       The Descending Analgesia Circuit.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 9:      Sensorimotor Pathways of the Central Nervous System.

    Introduction

    9.1       Sensorimotor Cortical Pathways.

    9.2       Primary Motor Cortex.

    9.3       The Descending Dorsolateral Motor Pathways.

    9.4       The Descending Ventromedial Motor Pathways.

    9.5       The Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia.

    9.6       Parkinson's Disease and the Nigrostriatal Pathway.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 10:    Brain Structures and Memory.

    Introduction

    10.1     Hippocampal Formation and Memory: The Case of H.M.

    10.2     Rhinal Cortex and Memory.

    10.3     Hippocampus and Spatial Memory.

    10.4     Medial Diencephalon and Memory: Korsakoff's Amnesia.

    10.5     Basal Forebrain and Memory: Alzheimer's Amnesia.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 11:    Motivational Systems of the Brain.

    Introduction

    11.1     Hypothalamus and Eating.

    11.2     Subfornical Organ and Deprivation-Induced Thirst.

    11.3     Mesotelencephalic Dopamine System and Pleasure.

    11.4     Neural Mechanisms of Fear and Anxiety.

    11.5     Reticular Formation and Sleep.

    11.6     Suprachiasmatic Nucleus and Circadian Rhythms.

    11.7     Brain Stem Sex Circuits.

    Review Exercises

     

    Chapter 12:    Cortical Localization of Language and Thinking.

    Introduction

    12.1     The Wernicke-Geschwind Model of Language.

    12.2     Cortical Areas Implicated in Reading

    12.3     Cortical Language Circuits:  Mapped by Brain Stimulation

    12.4     Major Areas of Prefrontal Cortex and Their Functions

    12.5     Medial Prefrontal Cortex and Social Cognition

    Review Exercises

     

    Answers to Review Exercises

     

    Index