The Brain Book

Author : Peter Russell
ISBN : 9781135853846
File Size : 88.38 MB
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First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: MEDICAL

The Brain Book

Author : Rita Carter
ISBN : 9780241010495
Genre : Science
File Size : 70.49 MB
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An illustrated guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain The Brain Book combines the latest findings from neuroscience with new brain imaging techniques to reveal the intricate wonder of the human brain. Through unique computer-generated 3D images, brain MRI scans and stunning graphics, you'll enjoy a guided tour of the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail with this award-winning book. Discover how the brain works, from its function as the hub of the nervous system to brain disorders. Gain insight into such esoteric aspects as behaviour, language and communication and discover the nature of genius. Incisive, clear and authoritative, this updated edition of The Brain Book (previous ISBN 9781405353496) is an essential human brain manual for students and healthcare professionals, as well as a comprehensive reference book for the family.
Category: Science

Rhythms Of The Brain

Author : Gyorgy Buzsaki
ISBN : 9780198041252
Genre : Medical
File Size : 45.65 MB
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This book provides eloquent support for the idea that spontaneous neuron activity, far from being mere noise, is actually the source of our cognitive abilities. In a sequence of "cycles," György Buzsáki guides the reader from the physics of oscillations through neuronal assembly organization to complex cognitive processing and memory storage. His clear, fluid writing-accessible to any reader with some scientific knowledge-is supplemented by extensive footnotes and references that make it just as gratifying and instructive a read for the specialist. The coherent view of a single author who has been at the forefront of research in this exciting field, this volume is essential reading for anyone interested in our rapidly evolving understanding of the brain.
Category: Medical

The Brain Book

Author : Phil Dobson
ISBN : 9781911498087
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 76.89 MB
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Category: Business & Economics

The Brain Book

Author : Rita Carter
ISBN : 1409345041
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23.87 MB
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A guide to the structure, functions and disorders of the human brain. It combines the findings from neuroscience with new brain imaging techniques to reveal the intricate wonder of the human brain. It helps you discover how the brain works, from its function as the hub of the nervous system to brain disorders.
Category: Medical

The Brain

Author : David Eagleman
ISBN : 9781101870549
Genre : Science
File Size : 58.16 MB
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Locked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity. Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the mysterious heart of our existence. What is reality? Who are “you”? How do you make decisions? Why does your brain need other people? How is technology poised to change what it means to be human? In the course of his investigations, Eagleman guides us through the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, facial expressions, genocide, brain surgery, gut feelings, robotics, and the search for immortality. Strap in for a whistle-stop tour into the inner cosmos. In the infinitely dense tangle of billions of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see in there: you. This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life. (A companion to the six-part PBS series. Color illustrations throughout.)
Category: Science

Biomechanics Of The Brain

Author : Karol Miller
ISBN : 9781441999979
Genre : Science
File Size : 39.29 MB
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Biomechanics of the Brain will present an introduction to brain anatomy for engineers and scientists. Experimental techniques such as brain imaging and brain tissue mechanical property measurement will be discussed, as well as computational methods for neuroimage analysis and modeling of brain deformations due to impacts and neurosurgical interventions. Brain trauma between the different sexes will be analyzed. Applications will include prevention and diagnosis of traumatic injuries, such as shaken baby syndrome, neurosurgical simulation and neurosurgical guidance, as well as brain structural disease modeling for diagnosis and prognosis. This book will be the first book on brain biomechanics. It will provide a comprehensive source of information on this important field for students, researchers, and medical professionals in the fields of computer-aided neurosurgery, head injury, and basic biomechanics.
Category: Science

The Brain A Very Short Introduction

Author : Michael O'Shea
ISBN : 9780192853929
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 80.2 MB
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This is a non-technical introduction to the main issues and findings in current brain research. It gives a sense of how neuroscience addresses questions about the relationship between the brain, and thought, memories, perceptions, and actions. Covering the details of brain science in an accessible style, it includes up to date coverage of developments of brain research, and suggests directions future research might take. The Brain also integrates discussion of the more familiar implications of the brain's actions, such as memories, perceptions, and motor control.Contents:Mind and brain: what's the problelm?Let's get physicalSight, sound, and imagination'Last week's potatoes!'Perception to actionAltered states of mindWhere do we go from here?
Category: Health & Fitness

The Brain

Author : Jeannette Leardi
ISBN : 9781450930321
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The human brain weighs less than four pounds, is made up of more than 100 billion cells, and is the control center of every human being. It keeps humans alive, allows them to experience emotions, and enables them to think and learn. How does this small organ manage to do so much? What should humans do to protect it? Read these informational texts to find out.

Networks Of The Brain

Author : Olaf Sporns
ISBN : 0262288923
Genre : Medical
File Size : 30.77 MB
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Over the last decade, the study of complex networks has expanded across diverse scientific fields. Increasingly, science is concerned with the structure, behavior, and evolution of complex systems ranging from cells to ecosystems. In Networks of the Brain, Olaf Sporns describes how the integrative nature of brain function can be illuminated from a complex network perspective. Highlighting the many emerging points of contact between neuroscience and network science, the book serves to introduce network theory to neuroscientists and neuroscience to those working on theoretical network models. Sporns emphasizes how networks connect levels of organization in the brain and how they link structure to function, offering an informal and nonmathematical treatment of the subject. Networks of the Brain provides a synthesis of the sciences of complex networks and the brain that will be an essential foundation for future research.
Category: Medical