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Function & Dysfunction in the Nervous System

875 pages, Col plates, illus
Function & Dysfunction in the Nervous System
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  • Function & Dysfunction in the Nervous System ISBN: 9780879690717 Hardback Jan 1997 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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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.

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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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875 pages, Col plates, illus
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