Basic Concepts In Neuroscience: A Student's Survival Guide

Paperback | August 20, 2001

byMalcolm M. Slaughter

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*A new book in the Basic Concepts series *Explains the fundamental principles of neuroscience and helps students organize and condense the material they need to study *Level of the material progressively builds from simple to complex, enabling mastery of concepts *Content is presentedin simple, jargon-free language *Critical need-to-know information is highlights in boxes *Numerous tables and charts help compare and contrast key information

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*A new book in the Basic Concepts series *Explains the fundamental principles of neuroscience and helps students organize and condense the material they need to study *Level of the material progressively builds from simple to complex, enabling mastery of concepts *Content is presentedin simple, jargon-free language *Critical need-to-kn...

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A PROVEN METHOD FOR LEARNING THE MOSTDIFFICULT-TO-UNDERSTAND CONCEPTS IN NEUROSCIENCE* Organizes and condenses the key topics in neuroscience * Eliminates rote memorization of complicated facts* Presents difficult concepts in understandable steps* Reinforces key concepts and definitions* Allows you to assess your individual competency ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:August 20, 2001Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071360468

ISBN - 13:9780071360463

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Table of Contents

1. Anatomy of the Nervous System.

2. Cell Biology of the Nervous System.

3. Nervous System Cell Biology.

4. Neuronal Signaling.

5. Synaptic Transmission.

6. Neurotransmitters.

7. Sensory Signals.

8. Neural Control of Motor Activities.

9. Control of Rhythmic Activity.

10. Cortical Control of Movement.

11. Motion and Motivation: The Nigrostriatal and Limbic Systems.

12. Neuroplasticity: The Visual Cortex.

13. Memory Mechanisms.

14. Cognition.

15. Sleep and Wakefulness.

16. Viral Effects on the Nervous System.

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This is an excellent choice for medical students, graduate students, and residents alike, as time may be a limiting factor when preparing for standardized tests in neuroscience.