Nolte's The Human Brain

Nolte's The Human Brain An Introduction to its Functional AnatomyEdition 7

Editors: By Todd Vanderah, PhD and Douglas Gould, PhD
ISBN: 9781455728596
Publication Date : Jun 25, 2015
Page Count: 708
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

New Features

  • 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.
About the Editor
By Todd Vanderah, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona and Douglas Gould, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Michigan
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Nervous System

2. Development of the Nervous System

3. Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System

4. Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

5. Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

6. Blood Supply of the Brain

7. Electrical Signaling by Neurons

8. Synaptic Transmission Between Neurons

9. Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

10. Spinal Cord

11. Organization of the Brain Stem

12. Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei

13. The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

14. Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve

15. Atlas of the Human Brainstem

16. The Thalmus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and from the Cerebral Cortex

17. The Visual System

18. Overview of Motor System

19. Basal Nuclei

20. Cerebellum

21. Eye Movements

22. Cerebral Cortex

23. Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

24. Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections

25. Atlas of the Human Forebrain
Book Reviews

"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…" –Doody’s Review Service