Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

  • Floyd Bloom, Scripps Clinic & Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, U.S.A.
    • Nicholas Spitzer, University of California, La Jolla, California, U.S.A.
      • Fred Gage, 1
        • Tom Albright
        • Editor-in-Chief:

          • Larry R. Squire, VA Medical Center and University of California, La Jolla, California, USA

          The Encyclopedia of the Neuroscience explores all areas of the discipline in its focused entries on a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other related areas of neuroscience. Each article is written by an expert in that specific domain and peer reviewed by the advisory board before acceptance into the encyclopedia. Each article contains a glossary, introduction, a reference section, and cross-references to other related encyclopedia articles. Written at a level suitable for university undergraduates, the breadth and depth of coverage will appeal beyond undergraduates to professionals and academics in related fields. Arranged alphabetically by title, the articles encompass 10 volumes, making this the authoritative reference for the field.
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          Audience

          Academic, medical, corporate, and institional libraries serving neuroscience and related fields of research.

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2009
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044617-2


Contents

Subject areas covered: Autonomic Nervous System; Communication, language and speech; Disease and Dysfunction; Evolution and Comparative Biology of Nervous Systems; History; Intercellular Communication; Methods and Techniques; Molecular and Cell Biology of Nervous Systems; Motor Neuromuscular System; Nervous System Development, Repair and Aging; Neural Basis of Behavior; Sensory Systems; Structural Organization of the Brain