Neuroscience for dummies / by Frank Amthor, PhD.
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|Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria||573 AMT (Text)||37521530840117||AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf||Checked out||07/01/2017|
- ISBN: 1119224896
- ISBN: 9781119224891
- Physical Description: xiv, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Edition: Second Edition.
- Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2016.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction: -- Part 1: Introducing The Nervous System -- Part 2: Translating The Internal And External World Through Your Senses -- Part 3: Moving Right Along: Motor Systems -- Part 4: Intelligence: The Thinking Brain And Consciousness -- Part 5: Part Of Tens -- Index.
|Summary, etc.:|| Overview: In just a few years, the field of neuroscience has been transformed by exciting new technologies and an explosion of knowledge about the brain. The new edition will be fully updated to reflect these and other rapid advances in the field, while honoring its commitment to be student-friendly with new illustrations and an array of online resources. Neuroscience For Dummies, 2nd Edition offering 20-25% new and updated content will track an introductory neuroscience class, offering readers an understanding of the brain's structure and function, as well as a look into the relationship between memory, learning, emotions, and the brain. Providing insight into the biology of mental illness and a glimpse at future treatments and applications of neuroscience, Neuroscience For Dummies, 2nd Edition will be a fascinating read for students and general interest readers alike. Updates will include: New content on genetics and epigenetics; Increased coverage of hippocampus: Where memory begins to be stored in the brain; Expanded coverage on depression; Latest research and advances in our understanding of the mind-body; connection, learning, and diseases as dementia, depression, and PTSD.
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