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Neurosciences books

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The Brain as a Tool A Neuroscientist's Account by Ray W. (Honorary Emeritus Research Fellow, MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, University of Oxford) Guillery The Brain as a Tool A Neuroscientist's Account
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The Brain as a Tool considers two distinct views about the functions of the brain and how it interacts with the world. The book relates neural events to our sense of self and consciousness, summarizing important evidence which links neuroscience...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

NMDA Receptors Methods and Protocols by Nail Burnashev NMDA Receptors Methods and Protocols

This volume explores the latest techniques used by researchers to help them better understand the NMDAR structure-function relations, principles, and rules that govern how NMDARs operate in brain processing. The volume includes a detailed introductory chapter describing the field and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Neuroscience A Historical Introduction by Mitchell (Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience, University College London) Glickstein Neuroscience A Historical Introduction
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This introduction to neuroscience is unique in its emphasis on how we know what we know about the structure and function of the nervous system. What are the observations and experiments that have taught us about the brain and spinal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

Non-medical and illicit use of psychoactive drugs by Suzanne Nielsen Non-medical and illicit use of psychoactive drugs

This volume is devoted to descriptions of non medical as well as medical uses for some drugs that have typically, or not so typically, been associated with drug abuse. One major objective of this book is to identify costs and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Biology and Pathology of Perineuronal Satellite Cells in Sensory Ganglia by Ennio Pannese Biology and Pathology of Perineuronal Satellite Cells in Sensory Ganglia

This volume provides a comprehensive and updated review of perineuronal satellite cells in sensory ganglia. However, some years ago research findings suggested that satellite cells play a role in the development and maintenance of neuropathic pain. As a result, satellite...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods Early Humans and the Origins of Religion by E. Fuller, M.D. Torrey Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods Early Humans and the Origins of Religion
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Religions and mythologies from around the world teach that God or gods created humans. Atheist, humanist, and materialist critics, meanwhile, have attempted to turn theology on its head, claiming that religion is a human invention. In this book, E. Fuller...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

What It's Like to Be a Dog And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience by Gregory Berns What It's Like to Be a Dog And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience

What is it like to be a dog? A bat? Or a dolphin? To find out, neuroscientist Gregory Berns and his team began with a radical step: they taught dogs to go into an MRI scanner-completely awake. They discovered what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Neurobiology of TRP Channels by Tamara Luti Rosenbaum Emir Neurobiology of TRP Channels

During the last two decades, there has been an explosion of research pertaining to the molecular mechanisms that allow for organisms to detect different stimuli that is an essential feature for their survival. Among these mechanisms, living beings need to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Genomic Mosaicism in Neurons and Other Cell Types by Jose Maria Frade Genomic Mosaicism in Neurons and Other Cell Types

This volume presents methods for the analysis of genomic variability in vertebrate neurons and broadens our knowledge in the ways we understand the brain and its neurons. The chapters in this book are divided into 5 parts, and cover the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Imaging A Practical Perspective by Luisa (CEA, France, Saint Germain en Laye) Ciobanu Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Imaging A Practical Perspective
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In the past two decades, significant advances in magnetic resonance microscopy (MRM) have been made possible by a combination of higher magnetic fields and more robust data acquisition technologies. This technical progress has enabled a shift in MRM applications from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

mGLU Receptors by Richard Teke Ngomba mGLU Receptors

Metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGluRs) are members of the group C family of G-protein-coupled receptors. Eight different mGlu subtypes have been identified and classified into three groups based on amino acid sequence similarity, agonist pharmacology, and the signal transduction pathways to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Protein Deimination in Human Health and Disease by Anthony Nicholas Protein Deimination in Human Health and Disease

Chronicling the earliest studies of deimination in the nervous system up to the present, this volume distills what is currently known about citrullination of proteins in the eye and nervous system.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/08/2017

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Formaldehyde and Cognition by Rongqiao He Formaldehyde and Cognition

This book introduces important, new knowledge regarding formaldehyde, especially endogenous formaldehyde, revealing its many key roles in the human body. It reviews the relationship between endogenous formaldehyde and cognition as well as age-related cognitive impairment, by discussing different aspects such...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

Multimodal Analysis of User-Generated Multimedia Content by Rajiv Shah, Roger Zimmermann Multimodal Analysis of User-Generated Multimedia Content
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This book presents a summary of the multimodal analysis of user-generated multimedia content (UGC). Several multimedia systems and their proposed frameworks are also discussed. First, improved tag recommendation and ranking systems for social media photos, leveraging both content and contextual...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

The Plastic Brain by Rommy von Bernhardi The Plastic Brain

A comprehensive overview of the many factors that can influence brain plasticity throughout the lifespan. Addresses perinatal plasticity, functional state plasticity, injury-induced plasticity, and stressor-induced plasticity. Because it looks at so many aspects of the field, this volume will serve...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Laboratory Rat Procedural Techniques Manual and DVD by John J. Bogdanske Laboratory Rat Procedural Techniques Manual and DVD

This combination manual and DVD provides much-needed training on the proper handling of rats used in biomedical research. The DVD includes narrated video clips that demonstrate and describe each procedural technique. The manual contains handouts with color illustrations and descriptive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Animal Models of Neurological Disorders Principle and Working Procedure for Animal Models of Neurological Disorders by Puneet Kumar Animal Models of Neurological Disorders Principle and Working Procedure for Animal Models of Neurological Disorders

This book introduces undergraduate, postgraduate and research students and scientists to animal models of neurological disorders, along with their working principle and brief procedures. Addressing all the disorders related to the central nervous system (CNS) in a single platform, on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Brain Rules for Aging Well 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp by John Medina Brain Rules for Aging Well 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp

How come I can never find my keys? Why don't I sleep as well? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know. Your Aging Brain, by developmental molecular...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Obesity and Brain Function by Liliana Letra Obesity and Brain Function

This compendium provides a wide view covering everything from molecular mechanisms and risk factors for neurological disorders to the effects of bariatric surgery on brain function and functional neuroimaging applied to obesity research. The impact of obesity on brain function...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Bilingual Brain A Neuroscientific Approach by Roberto R. Heredia The Bilingual Brain A Neuroscientific Approach


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Sports Concussions Continuum A Complete Guide to Recovery and Management by Michelle Keightley Sports Concussions Continuum A Complete Guide to Recovery and Management

Sport-related concussions have become an increasingly important topic as evidenced by recent media attention. Due in large part to the complex nature of concussive injuries, there is great discrepancy in the effect these injuries have on individual functioning and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Substance and Non-substance Addiction by Xiaochu Zhang Substance and Non-substance Addiction

There are mainly two types of addition: substance addiction (e.g., nicotine, alcohol, cannabis, heroin, stimulants, etc.) and non-substance addiction (e.g., gambling, computer gaming, Internet, etc.).
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Beyond the Self Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience by Matthieu (Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery) Ricard, Wolf (Director, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research) Singer Beyond the Self Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience
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Buddhism shares with science the task of examining the mind empirically; it has pursued, for two millennia, direct investigation of the mind through penetrating introspection. Neuroscience, on the other hand, relies on third-person knowledge in the form of scientific observation....
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Optogenetics: A Roadmap by Albrecht Stroh Optogenetics: A Roadmap

This volume focuses on the optogenetics workflow, and covers topics on viral vectors, targeting strategies, choice on opsins, animal models and readouts, and applications in systems neuroscience. This book shows readers how to identify the critical aspects of each methodological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Introduction to Perfusion Qualification using Arterial Spin Labelling by Michael (Associate Professor of Engineering Science, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering S Chappell Introduction to Perfusion Qualification using Arterial Spin Labelling
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ASL is an increasingly popular tool to study the brain. The aim of this primer is to equip someone new to the field with the knowledge to make informed choices about ASL acquisition and analysis. While providing a stand-alone introduction...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Memory in a Social Context Brain, Mind, and Society by Takashi Tsukiura Memory in a Social Context Brain, Mind, and Society

This book explores new points of view of human memory in the link among mind, brain, and society. Research of human memory traditionally has been in the field of experimental psychology, and a number of psychological researchers have come upon...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

Neuromodulation Comprehensive Textbook of Principles, Technologies, and Therapies by Elliot S. (Pacific Pain Treatment Center, San Francisco, CA, USA) Krames Neuromodulation Comprehensive Textbook of Principles, Technologies, and Therapies
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Neuromodulation: Comprehensive Textbook of Principles, Technologies, and Therapies, Second Edition, serves as a comprehensive and in-depth reference textbook covering all aspects of the rapidly growing field of neuromodulation. Since the publication of the first edition seven years ago, there has...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 01/11/2017

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Neuroanatomy for the Neuroscientist by Stanley Jacobson Neuroanatomy for the Neuroscientist

The purpose of this textbook is to enable a Neuroscientist to discuss the structure and functions of the brain at a level appropriate for students at many levels of study including undergraduate, graduate, dental or medical school level. It is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2017

Primate Hearing and Communication by Arthur N. Popper Primate Hearing and Communication

Presents a comprehensive review of nonhuman primate audition and vocal communication. These are obviously intimately related topics, but are often addressed separately. The hearing abilities of primates have been tested experimentally in a large number of species across the primate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Imaging A Practical Perspective by Luisa (CEA, France, Saint Germain en Laye) Ciobanu Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Imaging A Practical Perspective
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In the past two decades, significant advances in magnetic resonance microscopy (MRM) have been made possible by a combination of higher magnetic fields and more robust data acquisition technologies. This technical progress has enabled a shift in MRM applications from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Evolution of the Brain, Cognition, and Emotion in Vertebrates by Shigeru Watanabe Evolution of the Brain, Cognition, and Emotion in Vertebrates

This book presents a new view on the evolution of the brain, cognition, and emotion. Around a half-century ago, Professor Harry Jerison published a seminal book entitled Evolution of the Brain and Intelligence. Since then, there has been a series...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuroscience by Anil Seth Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuroscience

How do conscious experience, subjectivity, and free will arise from the brain and the body? Even in the late 20th century, consciousness was considered to be beyond the reach of science. Now, understanding the neural mechanisms underlying consciousness is recognized...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Phosphodiesterases: CNS Functions and Diseases by Ying Xu Phosphodiesterases: CNS Functions and Diseases

PDEs are a family of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of intracellular cyclic nucleotides. They are implicated in a number of disorders and dysfunctions and PDE inhibitors have already proven to be effective therapies for erectile dysfunction, COPD, and psoriatic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Vestibulo-Oculomotor Research in Space by Andrew H. Clarke Vestibulo-Oculomotor Research in Space

This monograph describes the findings of spaceflight research related to spatial orientation, sensorimotor coordination and mental function. Exposed to the microgravity conditions of spaceflight, the human experiences a variety of physiological and psychological problems, which are presented here. Recent findings...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/07/2017

Glial Amino Acid Transporters by Arturo Ortega Glial Amino Acid Transporters

This ambitious compendium provides an extensive overview on the supporting cells of the vertebrate central nervous system, these being glial cells which far outnumber neurons but are much less understood. Covering multiple aspects of this family of transporters-- from structural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/07/2017

Neuroethics Anticipating the future by Judy (Professor of Neurology, Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics, and Director of the National Core for Neuroethics, U Illes Neuroethics Anticipating the future
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Over the last decade, there have been unparalleled advances in our understanding of brain sciences. In this volume on neuroethics, a distinguished group of contributors from a range of disciplines discuss the ethical implications of this newfound knowledge and set...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference by John H. (University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA) Byrne Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference
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Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, Second Edition is the authoritative resource for scientists and students interested in all facets of learning and memory. This updated edition includes chapters that reflect the state-of-the-art of research in this area. Coverage of...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 18/07/2017

Compendium of in Vivo Monitoring in Real-Time Molecular Neuroscience Microdialysis and Sensing of Neural Tissues by George S. Wilson Compendium of in Vivo Monitoring in Real-Time Molecular Neuroscience Microdialysis and Sensing of Neural Tissues


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

MicroRNA Technologies by Min Jeong Kye MicroRNA Technologies

This volume examines different approaches toward understanding the function of microRNA (miRNA) and the tools used to regulate microRNA expression in nervous systems. MicroRNA Technologies also explores newly established techniques to study the role of miRNAs in the nervous system....
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Being Brains Making the Cerebral Subject by Fernando Vidal, Francisco Ortega Being Brains Making the Cerebral Subject
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Sketches the history of the belief that human beings are essentially their brains, and documents and critically discusses its contemporary forms across a range of contexts, including mental health, the human sciences, and literature and film.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Horizons in Neuroscience Research Volume 30 by Andres Costa Horizons in Neuroscience Research Volume 30


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

Introduction to Resting State fMRI Functional Connectivity by Stephen M. Smith Introduction to Resting State fMRI Functional Connectivity

For those new to the field of resting state fMRI, the large variety of approaches to functional connectivity analysis is highly confusing. This primer provides an introduction to the concepts and analysis decisions that need to be made at every...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

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