Colorful Introduction to the Anatomy of the Human Brain

ISBN-10: 0205548741

ISBN-13: 9780205548743

Edition: 2nd 2008

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Book details

List price: $33.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.60" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 2.068

Preface
To The Reader
How to Use This Book
Basic Neuroanatomy
Organization of the Human Nervous System
Introduction
Divisions of the Nervous System
Divisions of the Central Nervous System
Divisions of the Peripheral Nervous System
Organization of the Spinal Cord
Divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System
The Endocrine System
Review Exercises
Planes and Directions in the Human Nervous System.Introduction
Planes in the Human Brain
Directions in the Human Nervous System
Sides of the Human Nervous System
Review Exercises
Cells of the Nervous System
Introduction
The Neuron: Its Major Regions
The Neuron: Structures of the Cell Body
The Neuron: Structures of the Terminal Buttons
Neural Conduction Through Dendrites and Cell Body
Axonal Conduction and Synaptic Transmission
Myelination and Saltatory Conduction
The Neuron Cell Membrane and Receptors
Glial CellsReview Exercises
Early Development of the Human Nervous System
Introduction
Development of the Neural Tube
Six Processes of Early Neural Development
Early Development of the Brain's Three Major Divisions
Early Development of the Brain's Five Divisions
Axon Growth: Correctly Wiring the Nervous System
Adult NeurogenesisReview Exercises
Gross Anatomy of the Human Brain
Introduction
Cerebral Hemispheres and Brain Stem
The Five Divisions of the Mature Brain
The Meninges
The Cerebral Ventricles
Tracts and Nuclei
The Cerebral Commissures
The Cranial Nerves
Review Exercises
Major Structures of the Brain Stem
Introduction
Major Structures of the Myelencephalon
Major Structures of the Metencephalon
Major Structures of the Mesencephalon
Diencephalon: The Thalamus
Diencephalon: The Hypothalamus
The Hypothalamus and Pituitary
Review Exercises
Major Structures of the Cerebral Hemispheres
Introduction
Major Fissures of the Cerebral Hemispheres
Lobes of the Cerebral Hemispheres
Major Gyri of the Cerebral Hemispheres
The Cerebral Cortex
Divisions of the Cerebral Cortex
Primary Sensory and Motor Areas
Subcortical Structures: The Limbic System
Subcortical Structures: The Basal Ganglia
Review Exercises
Functional Neuroanatomy
Sensory Systems of the Central Nervous System
Introduction
Visual System: From Eye to Cortex
Cortical Visual Areas
Auditory System: From Ear to Cortex
Cortical Auditory Areas
Somatosensory System: From Receptors to Cortex
Cortical Somatosensory Areas
The Descending Analgesia Circuit
Review Exercises
Sensorimotor Pathways of the Central Nervous System
Introduction
Sensorimotor Cortical Pathways
Primary Motor Cortex
The Descending Dorsolateral Motor Pathways
The Descending Ventromedial Motor Pathways
The Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia
Parkinson's Disease and the Nigrostriatal Pathway
Review Exercises
Brain Structures and Memory
Introduction
Hippocampal Formation and Memory: The Case of H.M.
Rhinal Cortex and
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