Nolte's The Human Brain: An Intro To Its Functional Anatomy

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Item#: 9780323653985
Edition 08
Author Vanderah & Gould
Cover Paperback

Throughout seven popular editions,Nolte's The Human Brainhas accomplished the challenging task of demystifying the complexities of the gross anatomy of the brain, spinal cord, and brainstem. Aclear writing style, interesting examples, and high-quality visual cues bring this complicated subject to life and make it more understandable and enjoyable to learn. You'll get the depth of coverage you need with a well-rounded presentation ofall key topics in functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience .

Table of Contents
Introduction to the Nervous System

Development of the Nervous System

Gross Anatomy and general Organization of the Central Nervous System

Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Blood Supply of the Brain

Electrical Signaling by Neurons

Synaptic Transmission between Neurons

Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

Spinal Cord

Organization of the Brainstem

Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclie

The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

Hearing and Balance: The Eight Cranial Nerve

Atlas o the Human Brainstem

The Thalamus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and from the Cerebral Cortex

The Visual System

Overview of Motor Systems

Basal Nuclei


Control of Eye Movements

Cerebral Cortex

Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections

Atlas of the Human Forebrain