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Neurobiology

Textbook

By: GM Shepherd

690 pages, B/w photos, 450 illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jul 1994 | Edition: 3 | #40131 | ISBN: 0195088433
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 3 | #41384 | ISBN: 0195088425
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Contents

1.: Introduction. Part I: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms. 2.: Molecular neurobiology. 3.: Neurons and glia. 4.: The membrane potential. 5.: Action potential. 6.: The synapse. 7.: Synaptic potentials and synaptic integration. 8.: Second messengers and neuromodulators. 9.: Developmental neurobiology. Part II: Sensory Systems. 10.: Introduction: From receptors to perceptions. 11.: Chemical senses. 12.: The somatic sense. 13.: Muscle sense and kinesthesia. 14.: The sense of balance. 15.: Hearing. 16.: Vision. Part III: Motor Systems. 10.: Introduction: The nature of motor function. 18.: Autonomic functions. 19.: Reflexes and fixed motor responses. 20.: Locomotion. 21.: Motor hierarchies. 22.: Manipulation. 23.: Communication and speech. Part IV: Central Systems. 24.: Introduction: The nature of central systems. 25.: Biorhythms. 26.: Visceral brains: Feeding. 27.: Visceral brains: Mating. 28.: Emotion. 29.: Learning and memory. 30.: The cerebral cortex and human behavior

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