Functional Neuroscience

Paperback | March 17, 2000

byOswald Steward

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An integrated textbook of medical neuroscience, this book coherently presents the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the human nervous system. The neuroanatomy is presented in a way that is integrated with a modern presentation of cellular neurophysiological systems, neuroscience, and cellular, molecular, and developmental neuroscience. Clinical correlations are provided wherever appropriate.

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An integrated textbook of medical neuroscience, Functional Neuroscience makes a coherent presentation of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the human nervous system. The neuroanatomy is presented in a way that is integrated with a modern presentation of cellular neurophysiological systems, neuroscience, as well as cellular, m...

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An integrated textbook of medical neuroscience, this book coherently presents the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the human nervous system. The neuroanatomy is presented in a way that is integrated with a modern presentation of cellular neurophysiological systems, neuroscience, and cellular, molecular, and developmental neuros...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:568 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:March 17, 2000Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387985433

ISBN - 13:9780387985435

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Table of Contents

Section I: The Ground Plan of the Nervous System. Ground Plan of the Nervous System. Levels of the Neuraxis and Regional Anatomy. Blood Supply of the Nervous System, Blood Brain Barrier, Cerebro-Spinal Fluid.- Section II: Cellular Basis of Neuronal Signalling. Cell Biology of Neurons. Cell Biology of Glia. Presynaptic Mechanisms Underlying Neurotransmitter Synthesis, Storage, Release and Inactivation. Postsynaptic Mechanisms. Cellular Neurophysiology.- Section III: The Somatosensory System. Somatic Sensation I. Somesthesia ISBN. Somesthesia III. Pain.- Section IV: The Motor System. The Anatomical Organization of the Motor System. Segmental Control of Movement. Supra-Spinal Control of Movement. The Basal Ganglia. The Cerebellum.- Section V: Special Sensory Systems. Vision I: Retina. Vision II: Central Visual Pathways. Vision III: Visual Neurophysiology and Visual Perception.- Vision IV: Extrageniculate Pathways, Eye Movements, and Ocular Reflexes. Audition I: Middle Ear and Cochlea. Audition II: Central Auditory Pathways. Audition III: Auditory Neurophysiology and Auditory Perception. The Vestibular System. The Olfactory and Gustatory Systems.- Section VI: Complex Functions and Special Systems. The Autonomic Nervous System. The Hypothalamus. The Limbic System. Modularity Systems of the Brainstem. Higher Cortical Functions.

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An integrated textbook of medical neuroscience, Functional Neuroscience makes a coherent presentation of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the human nervous system. The neuroanatomy is presented in a way that is integrated with a modern presentation of cellular neurophysiological systems, neuroscience, as well as cellular, molecular, and developmental neuroscience. Clinical correlations are provided where appropriate.