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Function & Dysfunction in the Nervous System

Series: Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology Volume: 61

875 pages, Col plates, illus

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Paperback | Jan 1997 | #85430 | ISBN: 0879690720
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Hardback | Jan 1997 | #85428 | ISBN: 0879690712
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About this book

Much is being learned about how the brain works by studies of diseases that affect it. This volume portrays aspects of neuroscience today - language development, visual awareness, neuronal plasticity, sensory perception, memory formation - by presenting studies on their normal mechanisms alongside investigations of abnormalities caused by degenerative disease, addiction, developmental errors, and other maladies. In this volume over 80 of the world's investigators discuss their perspectives.


Contents

Symposium participants; language and visual processing; handedness; perceptual plasticity; sensory perception; memory; rhythms; channels and receptors; neuronal survival and signalling; prions; Alzheimer's disease; neurodegenerative diseases; dementia, addiction and psychiatric diseases.

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