ISBN: 9780323278751
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $38.99

Essentials of the Human Brain Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,

by John Nolte, PhD<br>PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323278751
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $38.99
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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 the entire searchable contents of the text online, as well as all review tools, via Student Access.
  • Chapter 1 Introduction to the Nervous System

    Chapter 2 Development of the Nervous System

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

    Chapter 4 Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

    Chapter 5 Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

    Chapter 6 Blood Supply of the Brain

    Chapter 7 Electrical Signaling by Neurons

    Chapter 8 Synaptic Transmission between Neurons

    Chapter 9 Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

    Chapter 10 Spinal Cord

    Chapter 11 Organization of the Brainstem

    Chapter 12 Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei

    Chapter 13 The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

    Chapter 14 Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve

    Chapter 15 Brainstem Summary

    Chapter 16 The Thalamus and Internal Capsule: Getting To and From the Cerebral Cortex

    Chapter 17 The Visual System

    Chapter 18 Overview of Motor Systems

    Chapter 19 Basal Ganglia

    Chapter 20 Cerebellum

    Chapter 21 Control of Eye Movements

    Chapter 22 Cerebral Cortex

    Chapter 23 Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

    Chapter 24 Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections

    Appendix 1 Comprehensive Quiz

    Appendix 2 Answers

    Appendix 3 Blank Drawings
  • John Nolte, PhD
    PhD, Division of Academic Resources, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
    Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
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