Publisher: Society for Neuroscience 2016
Number of pages: 96
Brain Facts is a 96-page primer on the brain and nervous system, published by SfN. Designed for a lay audience as an introduction to neuroscience, Brain Facts is also a valuable educational resource used by high school teachers and students who participate in Brain Awareness Week.
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by David H. Hubel - W. H. Freeman
Hubel, a Nobel Prize winner, begins by explaining the structure and function of the retina and visual areas of the brain, then proceeds to more complex phenomena, such as how the brain and eyes together produce stereoscopic and color vision.
by Richard H. Whitehead - F. A. Davis company
The author's aim was to furnish medical students with a clear, accurate, and concise account of the anatomy of the brain, to be used as a guide. He decided to omit minor details, and to exclude subjects which are still matters of controversy.
by Antonius M Van Dongen - CRC Press
This book covers many aspects of the biology of NMDARs: their role in controlling of synapses and neurons during early development; how overstimulation of NMDARs results in excitotoxicity and contributes to several progressive brain disorders.
by Thomas Heinbockel (ed.) - InTech
Neurochemistry studies the role of chemicals that build the nervous system, it explores the function of neurons in health and disease, it discovers aspects of cell metabolism and reveals how degenerative processes are at work in the nervous system.