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Engineering the Next Revolution in NeuroscienceThe New Science of Experiment Planning

Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

Science is growing at a vertiginous pace. This is no less true of neuroscience than any other discipline. It is no longer possible for anyone either to keep up with relevant literature or fully ... More

Epilepsy and Memory

Epilepsy and Memory

Adam Zeman, Narinder Kapur, and Marilyn Jones-Gotman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Epilepsy is one of the most common disorders of the brain, and these patients often suffer from memory problems. There are a number of reasons for this: seizures can directly affect the brain in ways ... More

The Evolution of Memory Systems

The Evolution of Memory Systems

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, and Kim S. Graham

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199686438
eISBN:
9780191766312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686438.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Clinical observations and animal experiments have shaped the prevailing view of human memory. This doctrine holds that the “medial temporal lobe” subserves one memory system for explicit or ... More

Evolution of the Cerebellar Sense of Self

Evolution of the Cerebellar Sense of Self

John Montgomery and David Bodznick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198758860
eISBN:
9780191834752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758860.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The cerebellum is an intriguing component of the brain. In humans, it occupies only 10% of the brain volume, yet has approximately 69 billion neurons, i.e. 80% of the nerve cells in the brain! A ... More

Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease

Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease

Robert Balazs, Richard J. Bridges, and Carl W. Cotman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195150025
eISBN:
9780199865079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150025.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book provides a comprehensive, easy-to-read survey of excitatory amino acids and synaptic transmission. It begins with descriptions of the structure, function, and pharmacology of both the ... More

Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195104233
eISBN:
9780199864294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104233.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This book studies the organization of the white matter pathways of the brain. The book analyzes and synthesizes the corticocortical and corticosubcortical connections of the major areas of the ... More

Filling-InFrom Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Luiz Pessoa and Peter De Weerd (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

A well-known example of filling-in involves the blind spot, a region in the back of the eye that is devoid of photoreceptors. The term blind spot is somewhat of a misnomer, because the corresponding ... More

From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Charles E. Ribak, Carlos Aramburo de la Hoz, Edward G. Jones, Jorge A. Larriva Sahd, and Larry W. Swanson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This book describes current information about the three areas mentioned in the title: neuronal migration and development, degenerative brain diseases, and neural plasticity and regeneration. The ... More

Functional Magnetic Resonance ImagingAn Introduction to Methods

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An Introduction to Methods

Peter Jezzard, Paul M Matthews, and Stephen M Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192630711
eISBN:
9780191724770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630711.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This book provides an introduction to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the scanning technique that allows the mapping of active processes within the brain. There are six sections to the ... More

Galvani’s SparkThe Story of the Nerve Impulse

Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Alan McComas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The nerve impulse is the basis of all human thoughts and emotions, and of all sensations and movements. As such, it has been the subject of scientific enquiry for more than two centuries, beginning ... More

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