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Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey.

9780393709605

Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey

David E. Presti

W.W. Norton

2016

298 pages

$37.50

Hardcover

The Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology

QP355

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. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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