The Central Nervous System

Hardcover | May 5, 2016

byPer Brodal

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The Fifth edition finds the text of The Central Nervous System thoroughly updated and revised, better equipping students with essential information in the field of clinical neuroscience. This text, reviewed to reflect new information as well as understanding of student needs for criticalthinking, contains the systematic, in-depth coverage of topics of great clinical interest. This text seamlessly integrates data from all fields of neuroscience as well as clinical neurology and psychology. This textbook presents the functional properties of clinically-relevant disorders byincorporating data from molecular biology to clinical neurology.While most neurological textbooks are cobbled together by multiple authors on a variety of topics within the field, Dr. Brodal pulls together a cohesive and comprehensive guide to neuroscience. This book reflects Dr. Brodal's concise and easy-to-read style, encouraging reflection and criticalthinking in established facts and scientific conjecture. This is the perfect reference for medical, graduate, and undergraduate students alike.

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The Fifth edition finds the text of The Central Nervous System thoroughly updated and revised, better equipping students with essential information in the field of clinical neuroscience. This text, reviewed to reflect new information as well as understanding of student needs for criticalthinking, contains the systematic, in-depth cover...

Professor Per Brodal has more than 40 years experience with neuroanatomical research and teaching (medical students and other health professions). Extensive experience with postgraduate teaching with the aim of applying basic neuroscience to clinical problems (in neurology, psychiatry, rehabilitation, physiotherapy). Headed the develop...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:May 5, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionStructure of the Neuron and Organization of Nervous TissueGliaNeuronal ExcitabilitSynaptic FunctionNeurotransmitters and Their ReceptorsParts of the Nervous SystemThe Coverings of the Brain and the Ventricular SystemThe Blood Supply of the CNSPrenatal and Postnatal DevelopmentThe Nervous System and AgingRestitution of Function after Brain DamageSensory Receptors in GeneralPeripheral Parts of the Somatosensory SystemCentral Parts of the Somatosensory SystemPainThe Visual SystemThe Auditory SystemThe Sense of EquilibriumOlfaction and TasteMotor Systems and Movements in GeneralThe Peripheral Motor Neurons and ReflexesThe Motor Cortical Areas and Descending PathwaysThe Basal GangliaThe CerebellumControl of Eye MovementsThe Reticular Formation: Premotor Networks, Consciousness, and SleepThe Cranial NervesVisceral Efferent Neurons: The Sympathetic and Parasympathetic DivisionsSensory Visceral Neurons and Visceral ReflexesThe Central Autonomic System: The HypothalamusThe Amygdala And other neuronal groups with relation to EmotionsThe Hippocampal Formation: Learning and MemoryThe Cerebral Cortex: Intrinsic Organization and Connections