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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

Glial Cell Developmentbasic principles and clinical relevance

Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Kristjan R. Jessen and William D. Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The majority of cells in the nervous system are glial cells. During development, these cells provide growth factors that stimulate the proliferation, migration, and survival of neurons and their ... More

Handbook of Cannabis

Handbook of Cannabis

Roger Pertwee (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book provides a multifaceted account of cannabis, a plant that is used widely both recreationally and as a medicine, as it has been over many centuries. Thus, it presents a brief account of the ... More

The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Alain Berthoz, Werner Graf, and P. P. Vidal (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The head carries most of the sensory systems that enable us to function effectively in our three-dimensional habitat. Without adequate head movement control, efficient spatial orientation and motor ... More

The Hippocampus Book

The Hippocampus Book

Per Andersen, Richard Morris, David Amaral, Tim Bliss, and John O'Keefe (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195100273
eISBN:
9780199864133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The hippocampus is one of a group of remarkable structures embedded within the brain's medial temporal lobe. Long known to be important for memory, it has been a prime focus of neuroscience research ... More

The History of Neuroscience in AutobiographyVolume 7

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Larry R. Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Edited by Larry R. Squire, the seventh volume of The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography is a collection of autobiographical essays by notable senior scientists who discuss the major events that ... More

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Larry R Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book contains a collection of autobiographical chapters by notable senior scientists who discuss the major events that shaped their discoveries and their influences, as well as the people who ... More

Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Luis Miguel García-Segura

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

One of the most fascinating developments in the field of neuroscience in the second half of the 20th century was the discovery of the endogenous capacity of the brain for reorganization during adult ... More

How to Build a BrainA Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition

How to Build a Brain: A Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition

Chris Eliasmith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199794546
eISBN:
9780199345236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

How to build a brain provides a detailed, guided exploration of a new cognitive architecture that takes biological detail seriously, while addressing cognitive phenomena. The Semantic ... More

Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Hanna Damasio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195165616
eISBN:
9780199864041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This book provides an atlas of the normal human brain based on three dimensional reconstructions of magnetic resonance scans obtained in normal living adults as well as neurological patients with ... More

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