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Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience : A Brain-Mind Odyssey (Hardcover) (David E. Presti)
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In a textbook for an introductory neuroscience course, Presti describes fundamentals of how nervous systems work and how the workings of people's nervous systems relate to their minds and behavior. His topics include nervous systems and brains, chemistry and life, genes and the history of molecular biology, how neurons generate signals, neuroanatomy and excitability, psychoactive drugs, neural development and neuroplasticity, sensory perception, tongue and taste, eyes and vision, imaging the brain, memory, and emotion. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
A fresh take on contemporary brain science research, this book presentsneuroscience?the scientific study of brain, mind, and behavior?in easy-to-understand ways with a focus on concepts of interest to all science readers.
Number of Pages: 298
Series Title: Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: David E. Presti
Street Date: December 14, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7724
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