Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

1st Edition - May 1, 2009

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  • Editor-in-Chief: Larry R. Squire
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080446172

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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.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of neuroscience in 10 volumes
  • 32 separate areas of neuroscience and neurology covered for breadth and depth of content
  • Language is accessible for undergraduates, depth appropriate for scientists
  • Authored and edited by world class researchers in neuroscience, followed by peer review
  • Extensive use of figures, tables, and color illustrations and photographs
  • Glossaries, further reading suggestions, and cross-references provide additional tools to understand material
  •  Index provides opportunities to find entries under multiple relevant terms or find related material easily
  • Available in print and online versions

Readership

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

Table of 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

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: May 1, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080446172

About the Editor in Chief

Larry R. Squire

Larry R. Squire is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego. He is also a Research Career Scientist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Diego. Squire is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a past president of the Society for Neuroscience.

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego; Research Career Scientist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Diego; member of the National Academy of Sciences and a past president of the Society for Neuroscience.

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