Princeton University Library Catalog

The central nervous system : structure and function / Per Brodal.

Author:
Brodal, Per [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Εdition:
4th ed.
Description:
xiii, 591 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Structure of the Neuron and Organization of Nervous Tissue -- 2. Glia -- 3. Neuronal Excitability -- 4. Synaptic Function -- 5. Neurotransmitters and Their Receptors -- 6. Parts of the Nervous System -- 7. The Coverings of the Brain and the Ventricular System -- 8. The Blood Supply of the Central Nervous System -- 9. Prenatal and Postnatal Development -- 10. The Nervous System and Aging -- 11. Restitution of Function after Brain Damage -- 12. Sensory Receptors in General -- 13. Peripheral Parts of the Somatosensory System -- 14. Central Parts of the Somatosensory System -- 15. Pain -- 16. The Visual System -- 17. The Auditory System -- 18. The Sense of Equilibrium -- 19. Olfaction and Taste -- 20. Motor Systems and Movements in General -- 21. The Peripheral Motor Neurons and Reflexes -- 22. The Motor Cortical Areas and Descending Pathways -- 23. The Basal Ganglia -- 24. The Cerebellum -- 25. Control of Eye Movements -- 26. The Reticular Formation: Premotor Networks, Consciousness, and Sleep -- 27. The Cranial Nerves -- 28. Visceral Efferent Neurons: The Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Divisions -- 29. Sensory Visceral Neurons and Visceral Reflexes -- 30. The Central Autonomic System: The Hypothalamus -- 31. The Amygdala, the Basal Forebrain, and Emotions -- 32. The Hippocampal Formation: Learning and Memory -- 33. The Cerebral Cortex: Intrinsic Organization and Connections -- 34. Functions of the Neocortex.
Subject(s):
Central nervous system [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780195381153 (alk. paper)
  • 0195381157 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009028992
OCLC:
426115423
RCP:
C - S