Franklin

Neuroscience / editors, Dale Purves, George J. Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William C. Hall, Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Richard D. Mooney, Michael L. Platt, Leonard E. White.

Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, [2018] , ©2018
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Neurosciences.
nervous system.
human physiology.
brain.
Neurosciences.
Medical subjects:
Nervous System Physiological Phenomena.
Neurochemistry.
Contents:
Unit I. Neural signaling. Electrical signals of nerve cells
Voltage-dependent membrane permeability
Ion channels and transporters
Synaptic transmission
Neurotransmitters and their receptors
Molecular signaling with neurons
Synaptic plasticity
Unit II. Sensation and sensory processing. The somatosensory system: touch and proprioception
Pain
Vision: the eye
Central visual pathways
The auditory system
The vestibular system
The chemical senses
Unit III. Movement and its central control. Lower motor neuron circuits and motor control
Upper motor neuron control of the brainstem and spinal cord
Modulation of movement by the basal ganglia
Modulation of movement by the cerebellum
Eye movements and sensorimotor integration
The visceral motor system
Unit IV. The changing brain. Early brain development
Construction of neural circuits
Circuit development: intrinsic factors and sex differences
Experience-dependent plasticity in the developing brain
Repair and regeneration in the nervous system
Unit V. Complex brain functions and cognitive neuroscience. Cognitive functions and the organization of the cerebral cortex
Cortical states
Attention
Memory
Emotion
Thinking, planning, and deciding
Speech and language
Development and evolution of cognitive functions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Purves, Dale, editor.
ISBN:
9781605353807
1605353809
9781605358413
160535841X
OCLC:
990257568
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