Nolte's The Human Brain - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9781455728596, 9780323321846

Nolte's The Human Brain

7th Edition

An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy

Authors: Todd Vanderah Douglas Gould
Paperback ISBN: 9781455728596
eBook ISBN: 9780323321846
eBook ISBN: 9781455728602
eBook ISBN: 9780323314909
eBook ISBN: 9780323321884
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th May 2015
Page Count: 720

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Popular for its highly visual and easy-to-follow approach, Nolte's The Human Brain helps demystify the complexities of the gross anatomy of the brain, spinal cord and brainstem. A clear writing style, interesting examples and visual cues bring this extremely complicated subject to life and more understandable.

Key Features

  • Get the depth of coverage you need with discussions on all key topics in functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience, giving you well-rounded coverage of this complex subject.
  • Zero in on the key information you need to know with highly templated, concise chapters that reinforce and expand your knowledge.
  • Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding through clinical examples providing a real-life perspective.
  • Gain a greater understanding of every concept through a glossary of key terms that elucidates every part of the text; 3-dimensional brain.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Nervous System

    2. Development of the Nervous System

    3. Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System

    4. Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

    5. Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

    6. Blood Supply of the Brain

    7. Electrical Signaling by Neurons

    8. Synaptic Transmission Between Neurons

    9. Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

    10. Spinal Cord

    11. Organization of the Brain Stem

    12. Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei

    13. The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

    14. Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve

    15. Atlas of the Human Brainstem

    16. The Thalmus and Internal Capsule: Getting to and from the Cerebral Cortex

    17. The Visual System

    18. Overview of Motor System

    19. Basal Nuclei

    20. Cerebellum

    21. Eye Movements

    22. Cerebral Cortex

    23. Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

    24. Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections

    25. Atlas of the Human Forebrain


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About the Author

Todd Vanderah

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Douglas Gould

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Michigan


"The illustrations were excellent and did add to the readability and understanding of the content. The manner with which the author tried to involve the reader with the content was also very good. It is a very well-presented book, and published and printed to a very high standard."
BMA Book Awards 2009 - judges comments