Modeling Brains: The Making And Use Of Animal Models In Neuroscience And Psychiatry by Nikolas Rose

Modeling Brains: The Making And Use Of Animal Models In Neuroscience And Psychiatry

byNikolas RoseEditorTara Mahfoud, Sam Mclean

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Modeling Brains: The Making and Use of Models in Neuroscience and Psychiatry, Volume 232, a new volume in theProgress of Brain Researchseries, explores the history and use of 3D models of the brain in research and teaching, the development of digital models and simulations of the brain and the development and use of animal models in neuroscience and psychiatry.

This timely volume helps both scientists and students better understand the variety, strengths, weaknesses and applicability of models in neuroscience and psychiatry.



  • Presents a timely update on the topic of brain research and modeling techniques
  • Contains sections from true authorities in the field

About The Author

Nikolas Rose is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King's College London. His work explores how scientific developments have changed conceptions of human identity and governance and what this means for our political, socio-economic and legal futures. Rose is a Co-director of the ...

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Title:Modeling Brains: The Making And Use Of Animal Models In Neuroscience And PsychiatryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:358 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 1, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012804215X

ISBN - 13:9780128042151

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Table of Contents

Nikolas Rose, Tara Mahfoud and Sam McLean
1. Bridging the Gap between System and Cell: the Role of 7T MRI in Human Neuroscience
Robert Turner
2. Your Brain on a Plate: Towards a History of 3D Models of the Brain
Marius Stuart Kwint
3. Practicing the Non-Human: Models and Modelers in Imaging Neuroscience
Johannes Bruder
4. Human Brain Mapping and Modeling: A History of Finding and Losing
Najmeh Khalili-Mahani
5. The Logic of Drug Memory: A Model of Indiscernible Matter
Sam McLean
6. Models, Machines, and Mental Labour: Information Processing, 1950-1980
Max Stadler
7. Critical Perspectives on Modeling in the Contemporary Neurosciences
Philipp Haueis
8. Slicing the Brain to Study Mental Illness: Reflecting with Alois Alzheimer on Neuroanatomical Models of the Normal and the Pathological Brain
Lara Keuck
9. Animal Models, Economic Decision-Making and the Length of the (primate) Working Day
Gail Davies
10. Neural Simulations: Experiments or Inferences? On the novelty of large-scale simulation-based knowledge
Maria Serban
11. Epistemic virtues of visualization: the Living Brain revisited
Cornelius Borck
12. Drugged and Dreaming Brains: Two Opaque Models to Explore the Neurobiological Basis of Mental Phenomena
Nicolas Langlitz