Elsevier Adds Five New Book Titles to its Neuroscience Portfolio

New book titles will be first presented at Neuroscience 2013 conference in San Diego, November 10-13

Waltham, MA, November 6, 2013

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced publishing five new neuroscience book titles from well-known researchers and authors Paul Glimcher, George Paxinos, Stanislaw Brzychczy, Pascal Wallisch and Michael Petrides. The new books will be first presented at the Society for Neuroscience's conference, Neuroscience 2013, taking place in San Diego, November 10-13, 2013.

The new books expand Elsevier's neuroscience books portfolio serving this rapidly changing and growing field. Additionally, the books complement Elsevier's neuroscience journals, also on exhibit at the conference. Neuroeconomics: Decision Making and the Brain by Paul Glimcher and Ernst Fehr is a fully revised second edition of the PROSE award-winning title that is the only comprehensive reference on the neurobiology of decision making, edited and authored by the founders of the field. Glimcher is the Principal Investigator for the Glimcher Lab and Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics at New York University.

The new edition of The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates by George Paxinos, a highly distinguished researcher and author, and Charles Watson includes recent findings on developmental gene expression and shows the boundaries of neuromeres in the diencephalon and brain stem. Since its first edition in 1982, the atlas has been cited over 60,000 times, making it the most cited publication in neuroscience.

The five new neuroscience book titles published under the Academic Press imprint are:

What will be happening at Elsevier's booth #213 at Neuroscience 2013:

  • Neuroeconomics author Paul Glimcher is available to sign copies of his book on Monday, November 11 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm PST
  • Author George Paxinos is available to copies of his atlases and neuroanatomy books on Tuesday, November 12 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm PST
  • Cell Press editors are available for "Meet the Editor" events on Sunday, November 10, Monday, November 11, and Tuesday, November 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm each day

All of the books listed above are available through the Elsevier Store and many are available on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than nearly 2,200 peer-reviewed journals, almost 900 serials and close to 22,000 book titles.

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