Extensively revised throughout, Nolte's Essentials of the Human Brain, 2nd Edition, offers a reader-friendly overview of neuroscience and neuroanatomy ideal for studying and reviewing for exams. Updated content, integrated pathology and pharmacology for a more clinical focus, and full-color illustrations make a complex subject easier to understand. Test and verify your knowledge with review questions, unlabelled drawings, and more.
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Focuses on the clinical aspects of the nervous system with updated neuroscience content, integrated pathology and pharmacology content, and more clinically relevant questions.
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Table of Contents:
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
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