Princeton University Library Catalog

Fundamental neuroscience / edited by Larry Squire ... [et al.].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press/Elsevier, c2008.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xx, 1256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Fundamentals of neuroscience -- Basic plan of the nervous system -- Cellular components of nervous tissue -- Subcellular organization of the nervous system: organelles and their functions -- Electrotonic properties of axons and dendrites -- Membrane potential and action potential -- Neurotransmitters -- Release of neurotransmitters -- Neurotransmitter receptors -- Intracellular signaling -- Postsynaptic potentials and synaptic integration -- Complex information processing in dendrites -- Brain energy metabolism -- Neural induction and pattern formation -- Cellular determination -- Neurogenesis and migration -- Growth cones and axon pathfinding -- Target selection, topographic maps, and synapse formation -- Programmed cell death and neurotrophic factors -- Synapse elimination -- Dendritic development -- Early experience and sensitive periods -- Fundamentals of sensory systems -- Chemical senses: taste and olfaction -- Somatosensory system -- Audition --
  • Vision -- Fundamentals of motor systems -- The spinal and peripheral motor system -- Descending control of movement -- The basal ganglia -- Cerebellum -- Eye movements -- The hypothalamus: an overview of regulatory systems -- Central control of autonomic functions: organization of the autonomic nervous system -- Neural regulation of the cardiovascular system -- Neural control of breathing -- Food intake and metabolism -- Water intake and body fluids -- Neuroendocrine systems -- Circadian timekeeping -- Sleep, dreaming, and wakefulness -- Reward, motivation, and addiction -- Human brain evolution -- Cognitive development and aging -- Visual perception of objects -- Spatial cognition -- Attention -- Learning and memory: basic mechanisms -- Learning and memory: brain systems -- Language and communication -- The prefrontal cortex and executive brain functions -- The neuroscience of consciousness.
Subject(s):
Neurosciences [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780123740199 (alk. paper)
  • 0123740193 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008001747
OCLC:
190867431
Other standard number:
  • 99820109102
Related name:
RCP:
C - S