Essentials of Modern Neuroscience 1 9780071849050 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Bridge the gap between basic and clinical science with this authoritative guide to neuroscience Created by an expert team of neuroscience educators, this comprehensive guide delivers the knowledge and insight you need to build your understanding of neuroscience—quickly and easily. Divided into two parts, the guide offers a thorough treatment of the basic science of the anatomy and function of the nervous system, as well an extended treatment of nervous system disorders and therapeutics. Packed with 500 color illustrations, Essentials of Modern Neuroscience provides both clinical content and numerous cases in an engaging, simple-to-understand style. It includes the strong pedagogy that makes LANGE basic science titles so popular and provides chapter-opening Learning Objectives, bulleted chapter summaries, and application boxes. Covers both basic science and clinical cases for full mastery of the topic Organized to mirror the way medical schools teach neuroscience Presents information in a way that fosters maximum retention Unique chapters cover addiction, affective disorders, and neurologic diseases
Essentials of Modern Neuroscience

Essentials of Modern Neuroscience

1st Edition
By Franklin Amthor and W. Anne Burton Theibert and David Standaert and Erik Roberson
ISBN10: 007184905X
ISBN13: 9780071849050
Copyright: 2020
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Part I: Cellular Neuroscience

1. Neurohistology

2. Origin of the membrane potential

3. Action potential

4. Single ion channels and gating mechanisms

5. Ion channel structure-function

6. Ion channel diversity and regulation

7. Ion channel diseases

8. Fundamentals of synaptic transmission

9. Synaptic plasticity

10. Neurotransmitter release

11. Neurotransmitter reuptake

Part II: Molecular & Developmental Neuroscience

1. Axon guidance

2. Synapse formation

3. Dendrite formation

4. Gliogenesis

5. Corticogenesis

6. Neuronal migration

7. Neurogenesis and neuronal stem cells

Part III: Sensory & Systems Neuroscience

1. Genes, circuits and behavior

2. Human neurogenetics

3. Visual systems

4. Auditory systems

5. Olfactory systems

6. Motor systems

7. Pain and somatosensory

8. Learning

9. Cognitive neuroscience

10. Affective disorders

About the Author

Franklin Amthor

Franklin R. Amthor, MD
Professor and Interim Director of Behavioral Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

W. Anne Burton Theibert

W. Anne Burton Theibert, MD
Department of Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

David Standaert

Erik Roberson

Erik Roberson
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama