Nolte’s The Human Brain E-Book: Nolte’s The Human Brain E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 20, 2015 - Medical - 720 pages

Popular for its highly visual and easy-to-follow approach, Nolte's The Human Brain helps demystify the complexities of the gross anatomy of the brain, spinal cord and brainstem. A clear writing style, interesting examples and visual cues bring this extremely complicated subject to life and more understandable.

  • Get the depth of coverage you need with discussions on all key topics in functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience, giving you well-rounded coverage of this complex subject.
  • Zero in on the key information you need to know with highly templated, concise chapters that reinforce and expand your knowledge.
  • Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding through clinical examples providing a real-life perspective.
  • Gain a greater understanding of every concept through a glossary of key terms that elucidates every part of the text; 3-dimensional brain.
  • Acquaint yourself with the very latest advancements in the field with many illustrations using the most current neuroimaging techniques, reflecting recent developments and changes in understanding.
  • Keep up with the latest knowledge in neural plasticity including formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution in ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more.
  • NEW! Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with over 100 multiple choice questions that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
  • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.
 

Contents

1 Introduction to the Nervous System
1
2 Development of the Nervous System
39
3 Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System
56
4 Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord
84
5 Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
103
6 Blood Supply of the Brain
126
7 Electrical Signaling by Neurons
154
8 Synaptic Transmission Between Neurons
182
17 The Visual System
419
18 Overview of Motor Systems
459
19 Basal Nuclei
475
20 Cerebellum
495
21 Eye Movements
524
22 Cerebral Cortex
541
24 Formation Modification and Repair of Neuronal Connections
605
25 Atlas of the Human Forebrain
632

9 Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System
207
10 Spinal Cord
233
11 Organization of the Brainstem
272
12 Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei
301
13 The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell
329
15 Atlas of the Human Brainstem
383
Glossary
652
Index
679
Cardboard
705
Inside Back Cover
706
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