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The CRF SignalUncovering an Information Molecule

The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book discusses just how diverse a peptide corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) is, as demonstrated by its presence in various tissues in the body, including the skin, the placenta, and various ... 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

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

Cerebral CortexPrinciples of Operation

Cerebral Cortex: Principles of Operation

Edmund T. Rolls

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784852
eISBN:
9780191836299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784852.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The aim of this book is to provide insight into the principles of operation of the cerebral cortex. These principles are key to understanding how we, as humans, function. There have been few previous ... More

Positive Neuroscience

Positive Neuroscience

Joshua D. Greene, India Morrison, and Martin E. P. Seligman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199977925
eISBN:
9780190608972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977925.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This volume describes research supported by the John Templeton Foundation’s Positive Neuroscience Project, aimed at illuminating the neural mechanisms that promote human flourishing. The contributors ... More

The Neuroethics of BiomarkersWhat the Development of Bioprediction Means for Moral Responsibility, Justice, and the Nature of Mental Disorder

The Neuroethics of Biomarkers: What the Development of Bioprediction Means for Moral Responsibility, Justice, and the Nature of Mental Disorder

Matthew L. Baum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190236267
eISBN:
9780190236281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236267.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In pursuit of preventive medicine, neuroscientists are mining nucleic acids, blood, saliva, and brain images to uncover biomarkers to estimate risk of brain disorders like psychosis and dementia. ... More

Dendrites

Dendrites

Greg Stuart, Nelson Spruston, and Michael Häusser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745273
eISBN:
9780191819735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745273.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites are complex neuronal structures that receive and integrate synaptic input from other nerve cells. They therefore play a critical role in brain function. Although dendrites were discovered ... More

Dynamic ThinkingA Primer on Dynamic Field Theory

Dynamic Thinking: A Primer on Dynamic Field Theory

Gregor Schöner and John Spencer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199300563
eISBN:
9780190299026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300563.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The concepts of dynamical systems have been influential in the way psychologists, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists think about sensorimotor behavior and its development. This book introduces ... More

A Short Guide to Brain ImagingThe Neuroscience of Human Cognition

A Short Guide to Brain Imaging: The Neuroscience of Human Cognition

Richard E. Passingham and James B. Rowe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198709138
eISBN:
9780191815270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709138.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

The book was written with several groups in mind: these include not only those who are starting out in imaging, but also those who have already acquired some expertise. Though the book is called a ... More

New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Pier Francesco Ferrari and Giacomo Rizzolatti (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

The discovery of mirror neurons had a tremendous impact on neurosciences, psychology, animal behavior, philosophy, and even public opinion. Twenty years after their discovery, the need to summarize ... More

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