The Human Brain Book

  • Filename: the-human-brain-book.
  • ISBN: 9781465431622
  • Release Date: 2014-04-01
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Rita Carter
  • Publisher: Penguin

Tricky concepts are illustrated and explained with clarity and precision, as The Human Brain Book looks at how the brain sends messages to the rest of the body, how we think and feel, how we perform unconscious actions (for example breathing), explores the nature of genius, asks why we behave the way we do, explains how we see and hear things, and how and why we dream. Physical and psychological disorders affecting the brain and nervous system are clearly illustrated and summarized in easy-to-understand terms.

The Human Brain Book

  • Filename: the-human-brain-book.
  • ISBN: 0756654416
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Rita Carter
  • Publisher: Dk Pub

Combines the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations and imaging techniques to provide insight into every facet of the brain, in a book that includes a DVD with an interactive model of the brain.

Educating the Human Brain

  • Filename: educating-the-human-brain.
  • ISBN: UVA:X030111453
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 263
  • Author: Michael I. Posner
  • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

It examines the brain areas involved in regulatory networks, their connectivity, and how their development is influenced by genes and experience.

Plants and the Human Brain

  • Filename: plants-and-the-human-brain.
  • ISBN: 9780199914012
  • Release Date: 2014-04
  • Number of pages: 379
  • Author: David O. Kennedy
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Discusses how plant-based chemicals affect and interact with the human brain and its evolution.

The Human Brain

  • Filename: the-human-brain.
  • ISBN: 0786724951
  • Release Date: 2008-08-05
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Susan A. Greenfield
  • Publisher: Basic Books

What would you see if you removed the skull from the human brain and then slowly worked your way deeper and deeper into the brain, to the level of an individual neuron? With renowned brain researcher Susan Greenfield as your guide, here is your chance to gain a bird’s eye view of the human brain--and to learn more about what the brain is, how it works, what happens when one part of the brain is made dysfunctional through stroke or accident, how brain mood-modifying drugs find their targets.In a particularly fascinating chapter, Greenfield surveys for us how a brain is built and then takes us on a tour of the developing brain from the moment of conception.Throughout Greenfield poses the larger questions all readers want to consider, including: At what stage does individuality creep into the developing brain? How does the collection of circuits of neurons give rise not just to an individual brain but an individual consciousness? What might a fetus be conscious of?

Mental Processes in the Human Brain

  • Filename: mental-processes-in-the-human-brain.
  • ISBN: 9780199230617
  • Release Date: 2008-02-21
  • Number of pages: 298
  • Author: Jon Driver
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Mental Processes in the Human Brain provides an integrative overview of the rapid advances and future challenges in understanding the neurobiological basis of mental processes that are characteristically human. With chapters from leading figures in the brain sciences, it will be essential for all those in the cognitive and brain sciences.

The Human Brain

  • Filename: the-human-brain.
  • ISBN: 3642147240
  • Release Date: 2010-10-21
  • Number of pages: 145
  • Author: Miguel Marín-Padilla
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book is unique among the current literature in that it systematically documents the prenatal structural development of the human brain. It is based on lifelong study using essentially a single staining procedure, the classic rapid Golgi procedure, which ensures an unusual and desirable uniformity in the observations. The book is amply illustrated with 81 large, high-quality color photomicrographs never previously reproduced. These photomicrographs, obtained at 6, 7, 11, 15, 18, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 weeks of gestation, offer a fascinating insight into the sequential prenatal development of neurons, blood vessels, and glia in the human brain.

Atlas of Human Brain Connections

  • Filename: atlas-of-human-brain-connections.
  • ISBN: 9780199541164
  • Release Date: 2012-06-14
  • Number of pages: 519
  • Author: Marco Catani
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

One of the major challenges of modern neuroscience is to define the complex pattern of neural connections that underlie cognition and behaviour. This atlas capitalises on novel diffusion MRI tractography methods to provide a comprehensive overview of connections derived from virtual in vivo tractography dissections of the human brain.

Mapping the Mind

  • Filename: mapping-the-mind.
  • ISBN: 0520219376
  • Release Date: 1998-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Rita Carter
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press

Covers the multiple functions of the complex human brain, providing graphics and simple terminology and sidebars written by experts in the field of brain mapping.

Great Myths of the Brain

  • Filename: great-myths-of-the-brain.
  • ISBN: 9781118312711
  • Release Date: 2014-11-17
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Christian Jarrett
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature Looks at enduring myths such as "Do we only use 10% of our brain?", "Pregnant women lose their mind", "Right-brained people are more creative" and many more

The Brain Book

  • Filename: the-brain-book.
  • ISBN: 9781135853846
  • Release Date: 2013-08-21
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Peter Russell
  • Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Atlas of the human brain

  • Filename: atlas-of-the-human-brain.
  • ISBN: UOM:49015003036747
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 328
  • Author: Jürgen K. Mai
  • Publisher:

This unique atlas of the human brain correlates studies of post mortem tissue with the in situ, cross-sectional brain and MRIs of the same brain in situ with in vivo images from normal volunteers. This atlas contains a series of maps, each featuring different aspects of brain morphology and topography. The atlas is divided into two sections: the Topographic and Topometric Atlas and the Myeloarchitectonic Atlas. The Topographic and Topometric atlas presents the surface anatomy of the brain over a topometric grid, together with corresponding in situ sections of the entire head, placed on stereotaxic grids in order to emphasize the brain. The part of the atlas is further divided into three sections: the Horizontal, the Coronal, and the Sagittal. The Myeloarchitectonic atlas presents 69 myelin-stained sections cut perpendicular to the intercommissural line depicting mainly subcortical structures. Each plate has corresponding schematic diagrams defining position, extent, and relationship of nuclei and pathways of the forebrain and mesencephalon. Key Features ofTopographic and Topometric Atlas: * Sections are cut at regular, 1-cm thick intervals in all planes of section * Both sides of section are shown * Includes corresponding X-rays and MRIs of the same head and an in vivo MRI from a healthy volunteer Key Features of Myeloarchitectonic Atlas: * The most comprehensive delineations available; suitable for mapping of neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, and receptors * Sections are from a reference brain used by preeminent neuroanatomists: Vogts, Brockhaus, Hassler, Wahren, Hopf, and Sanides * Includes 4 pages of 36 reduced figures showing gyrification and subcortical detail

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