Nolte's Essentials of the Human Brain - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323529310, 9780323568401

Nolte's Essentials of the Human Brain

2nd Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Author: Todd Vanderah
eBook ISBN: 9780323568401
Paperback ISBN: 9780323529310
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 16th December 2017
Page Count: 216

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Extensively revised throughout, Nolte's Essentials of the Human Brain, 2nd Edition, offers a reader-friendly overview of neuroscience and neuroanatomy ideal for studying and reviewing for exams. Updated content, integrated pathology and pharmacology for a more clinical focus, and full-color illustrations make a complex subject easier to understand. Test and verify your knowledge with review questions, unlabelled drawings, and more.

Key Features

  • Includes explanatory color illustrations and brain images that visually depict structure-function relationships and key neuroscience concepts.
  • Provides multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions with explanations that cover core topics, so you can test and develop your knowledge.
  • Includes student-friendly features, such as chapter outlines, key concept boxes, high-yield headings, study questions at the end of each chapter, a comprehensive quiz with clinical vignettes, and blank diagrams that can be used for labelling practice.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Nervous System

Chapter 2: Development of the Nervous System

Chapter 3: Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 4: Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Chapter 5: Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Chapter 6: Blood Supply of the Brain

Chapter 7: Electrical Signaling by Neurons

Chapter 8: Synaptic Transmission between Neurons

Chapter 9: Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

Chapter 10: Spinal Cord

Chapter 11: Organization of the Brainstem

Chapter 12: Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei

Chapter 13: The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

Chapter 14: Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve

Chapter 15: Brainstem Summary

Chapter 16: The Thalamus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and from the Cerebral Cortex

Chapter 17: The Visual System

Chapter 18: Overview of Motor Systems

Chapter 19: Basal Ganglia

Chapter 20: Cerebellum

Chapter 21: Control of Eye Movements

Chapter 22: Cerebral Cortex

Chapter 23: Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

Chapter 24: Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections


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About the Author

Todd Vanderah

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona