Basic Concepts In Neuroscience: A Student's Survival Guide by Malcolm M. SlaughterBasic Concepts In Neuroscience: A Student's Survival Guide by Malcolm M. Slaughter

Basic Concepts In Neuroscience: A Student's Survival Guide

byMalcolm M. Slaughter

Paperback | August 20, 2001

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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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Title:Basic Concepts In Neuroscience: A Student's Survival GuideFormat: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.