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e-books in Neuroscience category

Book cover: Dynamics of Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling in NeuronsDynamics of Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling in Neurons
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
Cyclic nucleotides control a number of neuronal properties including neuronal differentiation, pathfinding, regulation of excitability and synaptic transmission, and control of gene expression. Signaling events mediated by cAMP or cGMP are transient.
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Book cover: Dopaminergic Foundations of Personality and Individual DifferencesDopaminergic Foundations of Personality and Individual Differences
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
Original research papers examining markers of dopaminergic neurotransmission in relation to individual differences in psychological functioning. Theoretical contributions targeting multiple pieces of the dopamine-personality puzzle are present.
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Book cover: Topology of the Brain FunctionTopology of the Brain Function
by - viXra ,
This manuscript encompasses our published and unpublished topological results in neuroscience. Topology, the mathematical branch that assesses objects and their properties preserved through deformations, allows the investigation of brain features.
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Book cover: Distributed Networks: New Outlooks on Cerebellar FunctionDistributed Networks: New Outlooks on Cerebellar Function
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
Accumulating evidence suggests that the cerebellum subserves functions beyond the sensorimotor realm. This possibility received attention during the past century, with recent findings revealing cerebellar roles in cognition and spatial navigation.
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Book cover: Developing SynaesthesiaDeveloping Synaesthesia
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
Synaesthesia is a condition in which a stimulus elicits an additional subjective experience. The aim of this book on synaesthesia is to provide novel insights into the development of synaesthesia both in its genuine and acquired form.
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Book cover: Decision Making under UncertaintyDecision Making under Uncertainty
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
Little is known about how uncertainty is processed and how they are integrated with expected rewards throughout the decision making process. This book provides a deeper understanding of the processes behind decision making under uncertainty.
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Book cover: Serotonin Receptors in NeurobiologySerotonin Receptors in Neurobiology
by - CRC Press ,
A number of developments spanning a multitude of techniques makes this an exciting time for research in serotonin receptors. Serotonin Receptors in Neurobiology is among the first books to include information on serotonin receptor knockout studies.
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Book cover: On the Origin of the Human MindOn the Origin of the Human Mind
by - MobileReference ,
The origin of the human mind remains one of the greatest mysteries of all times. The author offers an elegant, parsimonious theory of the evolution of the human mind and suggests experiments that could be done to refute or validate the hypothesis.
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Book cover: Spiking Neuron Models: Single Neurons, Populations, PlasticitySpiking Neuron Models: Single Neurons, Populations, Plasticity
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This introduction to spiking neurons can be used in advanced-level courses in computational neuroscience, theoretical biology, neural modeling, biophysics, or neural networks. It focuses on phenomenological approaches rather than detailed models.
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Book cover: Transcriptional Control of Neural Crest DevelopmentTranscriptional Control of Neural Crest Development
by - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences ,
The neural crest is an embryonic population of cells found in vertebrates and has the potential to give rise to many different cell types. These derivatives range from the mesenchymal bone, to neuronal derivatives of the peripheral nervous systems.
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Book cover: Translational Pain Research: From Mouse to ManTranslational Pain Research: From Mouse to Man
by - CRC Press ,
Bringing together recent advances in modern neuroscience regarding genetic studies in mice and humans and the practicality of clinical trials, this volume effectively bridges the gap between basic research and patient care.
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Book cover: Homeostasis and Higher Brain FunctionHomeostasis and Higher Brain Function
by - UTHealth ,
Contents: Hypothalamus: Structural Organization; Hypothalamic Control of Pituitary Hormones; Central Control of the Autonomic Nervous System and Thermoregulation; Central Control of Feeding Behavior; Limbic System: Hippocampus; and more.
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Book cover: Motor SystemsMotor Systems
by - UTHealth ,
From the table of contents: Motor Units and Muscle Receptors; Spinal Reflexes and Descending Motor Pathways; Motor Cortex; Basal Ganglia; Cerebellum; Disorders of the Motor System; Ocular Motor System; Ocular Motor Control.
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Book cover: Cellular and Molecular NeurobiologyCellular and Molecular Neurobiology
by - UTHealth ,
Contents: Introduction to Neurons and Neural Networks; Resting Potentials & Action Potentials; Ionic Mechanisms of Action Potentials; Propagation of Action Potentials; Synaptic Transmission at the Skeletal Neuromuscular Junction; etc.
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Book cover: Neural Plasticity and Memory: From Genes to Brain ImagingNeural Plasticity and Memory: From Genes to Brain Imaging
by - CRC Press ,
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary review, this book provides an in-depth, up-to-date analysis of the study of the neurobiology of memory. Leading specialists share their scientific experience in the field, covering a wide range of topics.
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Book cover: The Neurobiology of OlfactionThe Neurobiology of Olfaction
by - CRC Press ,
The book provides a thorough analysis of the state-of-the-science in olfactory knowledge. Authors explore various aspects of olfaction, including genetics, behavior, olfactory systems, odorant receptors, odor coding, and cortical activity.
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Book cover: NeuroproteomicsNeuroproteomics
by - CRC Press ,
In this, the Post-Genomic Age, our knowledge of biological systems continues to expand and progress. Genomic research progresses to proteomics and brings us to a deeper understanding of the behavior and function of protein clusters.
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Book cover: Introduction to Cognitive NeuroscienceIntroduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
by - BookBoon ,
Cognitive neuroscience is an exciting area of research into the neural basis of the human mind. This book gives an introduction to research methods of cognitive neuroscience, brain anatomy, neuronal signaling, and the neural basis of perception.
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Book cover: Computational Cognitive NeuroscienceComputational Cognitive Neuroscience
by - University of Colorado Boulder ,
Introduction to computer modeling of the brain, to understand how people think. Networks of interacting neurons produce complex emergent behavior including perception, attention, motor control, learning, memory, language, and executive functions.
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Book cover: Methods of Behavior Analysis in NeuroscienceMethods of Behavior Analysis in Neuroscience
by - CRC Press ,
Behavioral techniques used in animals to model human diseases and predict effects of novel drugs are as varied as the numbers of scientists who use them. Consequently, behavioral analysis is becoming an indispensable tool for the neuroscientist.
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Book cover: Review of Clinical and Functional NeuroscienceReview of Clinical and Functional Neuroscience
by - Dartmouth Medical School ,
This review will discuss the cellular components of the nervous system first and then will consider the peripheral nervous system before discussing the Central nervous system. In the CNS we will consider the sensory systems and then motor systems.
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Book cover: Neuroscience: Science of the BrainNeuroscience: Science of the Brain
- The British Neuroscience Association ,
The British Neuroscience Association commissioned the booklet for the purposes of teaching young people about the brain and neuroscience. The booklet contains short explanatory chapters on different subjects written by experts in each topic.
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Book cover: Electrochemical Methods for NeuroscienceElectrochemical Methods for Neuroscience
by - CRC Press ,
An updated summary of the current, albeit evolving, state of the art and lays the scientific foundation for incorporating electrochemical techniques into on-going or newly emerging research programs in the neuroscience disciplines.
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Book cover: Encyclopedia of Computational NeuroscienceEncyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience
by - Scholarpedia ,
Neuroscience, Electrophysiology, Neuron, Network Dynamics, Brain Models, Synapse, Memory, Conditioning, Consciousness, Vision, Olfaction, Neuroimaging, Dynamical Systems, Oscillators, Synchronization, Pattern Formation, Chaos, Bifurcations, etc.
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Book cover: Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive NeuroscienceCognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
- Wikibooks ,
This is a textbook on cognitive psychology, a psychological science which is interested in various mind and brain related subfields such as cognition, the mental processes that underlie behavior, reasoning and decision making.
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