Author: Rita Carter

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241010497

Category: Science

Page: 264

View: 6355

An illustrated guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain The Brain Book combines the latest findings from neuroscience with new brain imaging techniques to reveal the intricate wonder of the human brain. Through unique computer-generated 3D images, brain MRI scans and stunning graphics, you'll enjoy a guided tour of the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail with this award-winning book. Discover how the brain works, from its function as the hub of the nervous system to brain disorders. Gain insight into such esoteric aspects as behaviour, language and communication and discover the nature of genius. Incisive, clear and authoritative, this updated edition of The Brain Book (previous ISBN 9781405353496) is an essential human brain manual for students and healthcare professionals, as well as a comprehensive reference book for the family.
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An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function, and Disorders

Author: Rita Carter

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9781465479549

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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This award-winning science book uses the latest findings from neuroscience research and brain-imaging technology to take you on a journey into the human brain. CGI illustrations and brain MRI scans reveal the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail. Step-by-step sequences unravel and simplify the complex processes of brain function, such as how nerves transmit signals, how memories are laid down and recalled, and how we register emotions. The book answers fundamental and compelling questions about the brain: what does it mean to be conscious, what happens when we're asleep, and are the brains of men and women different? This is an accessible and authoritative reference book to a fascinating part of the human body. Thanks to improvements in scanning technology, our understanding of the brain is changing quickly. Now in its third edition, The Human Brain Book provides an up-to-date guide to one of science's most exciting frontiers. With its coverage of more than 50 brain-related diseases and disorders--from strokes to brain tumors and schizophrenia--it is also an essential manual for students and healthcare professionals.
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Aufbau, Funktionen, Störungen : [ein Bildatlas]

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783898932820

Category:

Page: 240

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Author: V. S. Ramachandran

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780122272141

Category: Medical

Page: 903

View: 1267

Contains numerous peer-reviewed articles on the human brain from experts around the world. Covers the areas of anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science.
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Author: David O. Kennedy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019991401X

Category: Science

Page: 379

View: 9436

Discusses how plant-based chemicals affect and interact with the human brain and its evolution.
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Author: John Nolte

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323064752

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Already known as the reference of choice for expert coverage on the structure and function of the human brain and the nervous system, Nolte’s The Human Brain continues to impress with essential updates throughout this new edition. It includes a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution of ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. 550 full-color illustrations—more than 650 in all—support the text and depict every nuance of brain function. But, best of all, your purchase now includes access to Student Consult, including all of the book’s illustrations, video clips, and additional software, plus many other exclusive features at www.studentconsult.com. Features a single-authored approach for a more consistent, readable text. Discusses all key topics in functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience, giving you well-rounded coverage of this complex subject. Includes clinical examples throughout for a real-life perspective. Uses summary statement headings that speed you to the information you need. Presents chapter outlines that encourage you to stay organized and focused. Incorporates 3-dimensional brain images and more than 650 illustrations that add increased visual clarity and a greater understanding of every concept. Includes a glossary of key terms that elucidates every part of the text. Features updates throughout, as well as many new illustrations using the most current neuroimaging techniques, reflecting recent developments and changes in understanding to acquaint you with the very latest knowledge in the field. Discusses the hot topic of neural plasticity in a new chapter on 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. Uses chapter outlines, offering you a focused approach to study. Offers unlimited access to the Student Consult, withvideo clips and additional software at www.studentconsult.com, so you can consult it anywhere you go...perform quick searches...add your own notes and bookmarks...follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other Student Consult titles...and reference all of the other Student Consult titles you own online, too—all in one place!
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Author: Donald G. Montemurro,J. Edward Bruni

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195049268

Category: Medical

Page: 190

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Human Neuroanatomy: A Text, Brain Atlas, and Laboratory Dissection Guidehas been substantially changed and updated from a previous edition entitled The Human Brain in Dissection published in 1988 and accordingly has been re-titled. The last 20 years have seen a significant shift in the way anatomy and its sub-disciplines like neuroanatomy are taught in both undergraduate and graduate neuroscience courses; not only has the time allocated for these courses been reduced, but the teaching methodologies have become more focused and specific due to time constraints. As reported by Drake et. al., "Medical education in the anatomical sciences: the winds of change continue to blow" (Anat. Sci. Educ., 2: 253-259, 2009), we have seen an overall drop in the total number of lecture hours and laboratory hours since the last survey done of medical curricula in 2002.Human Neuroanatomyhas been reconstructed to appeal to just these changes: courses with a lab/dissection component as well as those without will find this guide the perfect teaching tool to understand human neuroanatomy. With these limitations in mind and to better meet current requirements the authors have expanded the textural content in this new edition and separated it entirely from the dissection instructions which have been retained. The "Laboratory Exercise" as it is now designated stands alone in a highlighted box in each chapter. It outlines what is to be accomplished during a given session using pre-dissected specimens and/or appropriate models or by exposing them in a dissection. Clear step by step procedural instructions are provided and important structures to be seen are highlighted. The dissection sequence laid out in the chapters is a progressive one requiring only a single wet specimen and ideally completed in two hour periods. Students who do not have the opportunity to dissect, however may simply skip these paragraphs. In this 3rd edition of the book many new illustrations have been added to better depict the salient features of the brain at various stages of dissection and to facilitate understanding the subject matter. Labeling of some illustrations has changed and others have been replaced. All are amply referenced to the text and to the laboratory exercises and are intended to assist with or be used in lieu of dissection. New also in this edition is a section of clinically-relevant notes as well as USMLE type multiple-choice questions added in separate sections at the end of each chapter. These quiz type questions provide students with a means of assessing their understanding of the subject matter in each chapter and an indication of how their knowledge might be tested. And finally, an atlas of 62 labelled brain sections in four different planes, at the end of the book, has been retained. CT scans and M.R. images that correspond as closely as possible to the anatomic section are included. Comprehensive and conciseHuman Neuroanatomy: A Text, Brain Atlas, and Laboratory Dissection Guideis an invaluable guide to assist medical, dental and allied health science students understand nervous system structure, function and disease.
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Author: Juergen K. Mai,Milan Majtanik,George Paxinos

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128028017

Category: Science

Page: 456

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The fourth edition of Atlas of the Human Brain presents the anatomy of the brain at macroscopic and microscopic levels, featuring different aspects of brain morphology and topography. This greatly enlarged new edition provides the most detailed and accurate delineations of brain structure available. It includes features which assist in the new fields of neuroscience – functional imaging, resting state imaging and tractography. Atlas of the Human Brain is an essential guide to those working with human brain imaging or attempting to relate their observations on experimental animals to humans. Totally new in this edition is the inclusion of Nissl plates with delineation of cortical areas (Brodmann’s areas), the first time that these areas have been presented in serial histological sections. The contents of the Atlas of the brain in MNI stereotaxic space has been extensively expanded from 143 pages, showing 69 levels through the hemisphere, to 314 pages representing 99 levels. In addition to the fiber-stained (myelin) plates, we now provide fifty new (Nissl) plates covering cytoarchitecture. These are interdigitated within the existing myelin plates of the stereotaxic atlas. All photographic plates now represent the complete hemisphere. All photographs of the cell- and fiber-stained sections have been transformed to fit the MNI-space. Major fiber tracts are identified in the fiber-stained sections. In the Nissl plates cortical delineations (Brodmann’s areas) are provided for the first time. The number of diagrams increased to 99. They were now generated from the 3D reconstruction of the hemisphere registered to the MNI- stereotaxic space. They can be used for immediate comparison between our atlas and experimental and clinical imaging results. Parts of cortical areas are displayed at high magnification on the facing page of full page Nissl sections. Images selected highlight those areas which are thought to correspond with those published by von Economo and Koskinas (1925). A novel way of depicting cortical areal pattern is used: The cortical cytoarchitectonic ribbon is unfolded and presented linearly. This linear representation of the cortex enables the comparison of different interpretations of cortecal areas and allows mapping of activation sites. Low magnification diagrams in the horizontal (axial) and sagittal planes are included, calculated from the 3D model of the atlas brain.
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Anatomie, Sinneswahrnehmung, Gedächtnis, Bewusstsein, Störungen

Author: Rita Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831026586

Category:

Page: 264

View: 3743

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Author: V. S. Ramachandran

Publisher: Academic Pr

ISBN: 9780122272110

Category: Medical

Page: 903

View: 8142

Contains numerous peer-reviewed articles on the human brain from experts around the world. Covers the areas of anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science.
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A Comprehensive Atlas Including Adjacent Structures

Author: Neil M. Borden, MD,Scott E. Forseen, MD,Cristian Stefan, MD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 1936287749

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 7001

An Atlas for the 21st Century The most precise, cutting-edge images of normal cerebral anatomy available today are the centerpiece of this spectacular atlas for clinicians, trainees, and students in the neurologically-based medical and non-medical specialties. Truly an "atlas for the 21st century," this comprehensive visual reference presents a detailed overview of cerebral anatomy acquired through the use of multiple imaging modalities including advanced techniques that allow visualization of structures not possible with conventional MRI or CT. Beautiful color illustrations using 3-D modeling techniques based upon 3D MR volume data sets further enhances understanding of cerebral anatomy and spatial relationships. The anatomy in these color illustrations mirror the black and white anatomic MR images presented in this atlas. Written by two neuroradiologists and an anatomist who are also prominent educators, along with more than a dozen contributors, the atlas begins with a brief introduction to the development, organization, and function of the human brain. What follows is more than 1,000 meticulously presented and labelled images acquired with the full complement of standard and advanced modalities currently used to visualize the human brain and adjacent structures, including MRI, CT, diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) with tractography, functional MRI, CTA, CTV, MRA, MRV, conventional 2-D catheter angiography, 3-D rotational catheter angiography, MR spectroscopy, and ultrasound of the neonatal brain. The vast array of data that these modes of imaging provide offers a wider window into the brain and allows the reader a unique way to integrate the complex anatomy presented. Ultimately the improved understanding you can acquire using this atlas can enhance clinical understanding and have a positive impact on patient care. Additionally, various anatomic structures can be viewed from modality to modality and from multiple planes. This state-of-the-art atlas provides a single source reference, which allows the interested reader ease of use, cross-referencing, and the ability to visualize high-resolution images with detailed labeling. It will serve as an authoritative learning tool in the classroom, and as an invaluable practical resource at the workstation or in the office or clinic. Key Features: Provides detailed views of anatomic structures within and around the human brain utilizing over 1,000 high quality images across a broad range of imaging modalities Contains extensively labeled images of all regions of the brain and adjacent areas that can be compared and contrasted across modalities Includes specially created color illustrations using computer 3-D modeling techniques to aid in identifying structures and understanding relationships Goes beyond a typical brain atlas with detailed imaging of skull base, calvaria, facial skeleton, temporal bones, paranasal sinuses, and orbits Serves as an authoritative learning tool for students and trainees and practical reference for clinicians in multiple specialties
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Author: Jean-Pierre Changeux,Jean Chavaillon

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 321

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Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by their origins. The evolutionary development of the human brain has been of particular interest since our intellectual, emotional, and cultural capacities are considered to be unique among animals. This book brings together a group of eminent scientists from the fields of evolutionary biology, anthropology, neuroscience, and psychology. Their views provide a starting point for a debate based on the most recent scientific data relating to the evolutionary origins of the human brain, drawing together knowledge from sciences of the past (paleontology, archaeology) and those of the present and future (molecular neurobiology, population genetics). The result is a lively, informative, and valuable synthesis that will interest a wide range of students and researchers in these fields.
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A Guided Tour

Author: Susan Greenfield

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780227728

Category: Science

Page: 224

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Susan Greenfield, one of the world's pre-eminent scientists, takes the reader on a guided tour of the final frontier in human understanding: the brain. Locked away remote from the rest of the body in its own custom-built casing of skull bone, with no intrinsic moving parts, the human brain remains a tantalising mystery. But now, more than ever before, we have the expertise to tackle this mystery - the last 20 years have seen astounding progress in brain research. Susan Greenfield begins by exploring the roles of different regions of the brain. She then switches to the opposite direction and examines how certain functions, such as movement and vision, are accommodated in the brain. She describes how a brain is made from a single fertilized egg, and the fate of the brain is traced through life as we see how it constantly changes as a result of experience to provide the essence of a unique individual.
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Author: James Fix

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763753181

Category: Medical

Page: 223

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This second edition is designed to provide a photographic survey of the macroscopic and microscopic structure of the central nervous system. It is organized into nine sections, three of which are new: 1) gross anatomy; 2) spinal cord; 3) brain stem; 4) frontal (coronal) sections; 5) horizontal (axial) sections; 6) parasagittal sections; 7) arteries and angiograms (digital subtraction angiography); 8) neuroanatomical lesions; 9) nuclear magnetic images of brain tumors and selected images from degenerative diseases of the CNS. This Second Edition also includes 11 new brain images as well as case studies of brain tumors and degenerative diseases of CNS.
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Author: John Nolte

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323087736

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Master neurology with the help of Jack Nolte, PhD, recognized for his skill in communicating complicated neuroscience concepts. This book’s clear narrative style and review questions allow you to test and verify your knowledge. The short length, full-color illustrations, and brain images make learning quick and easy. Multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions, as well as blank diagrams you can use for labeling practice, help you study and reinforce what you have learned. This easy-to-read text, coupled with Student Consult online access, gives you an excellent overview of neuroscience and neuroanatomy for effective understanding of key information in studying and reviewing for exams. Provides the appropriate level of information to take the anxiety out of a complex subject. Offers an added level of understanding though explanatory color illustrations and brain images that visually depict structure-function relationships and key neuroscience concepts. Includes multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions with explanations that cover the core topics in the book so you can test and develop your knowledge. Features review tools, via Student Access.
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Author: Doug Richards,Carl E. Clarke,Tom Clark

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199299843

Category: Psychology

Page: 379

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The human brain is a convoluted bundle of nerve cells: a hub from which millions of nerve impulses are transmitted, and to which yet more millions of impulses are sent. But how can this mass of cells control our moods, our behaviours, our addictions? And what happens if this mass of cells degenerates, and no longer functions as it should?The Human Brain and its Disorders offers an engaging and accessible introduction to the human brain and the human nervous system, what happens when normal neural function is lost, and how resulting disorders can be treated. Written specifically for the non-specialist by experts in each sub-discipline, the book uses extensive examples and real-life case studies to show how the theory applies in reality. Opening with an overview of key neurobiological concepts, the book goes on toexplore conditions such as epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, and multiple sclerosis, before examining psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, and addiction.With extensive learning features throughout each chapter, and an Online Resource Centre to support its use as a teaching text, The Human Brain and its Disorders is the ideal resource for any student wishing to develop a working understanding of how the brain works, and the consequences of brain malfunction.Online Resource Centre:For registered adopters of the text:- Figures from the book available to download, to facilitate lecture preparation- Multiple-choice question test bank, to support formative or summative assessment.
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Author: John Nolte

Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science

ISBN: 9780801657382

Category: Brain

Page: 169

View: 4611

The Human Brain is a single-authored, core introductory neuroscience text that describes the structure and function of the brain and nervous system. The text covers the neuroanatomy that students need, with inclusion of clinical content providing real-life application to clinical neurologic disorders. Its readability and enhanced full-color illustrations make it a favorite among both students and faculty.
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