Neuroscience

International Sixth Edition

Price: 6500.00 INR

ISBN:

9781605358413

Publication date:

15/01/2019

Paperback

960 pages

Price: 6500.00 INR

ISBN:

9781605358413

Publication date:

15/01/2019

Paperback

960 pages

Sixth Edition

Dale Purves, George Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William Hall, Anthony LaMantia, Leonard White, Richard Mooney & Michael Platt

A comprehensive, clearly-written textbook that introduces the field of neuroscience from the abstract to the everyday.

Rights:  World Rights

Sixth Edition

Dale Purves, George Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William Hall, Anthony LaMantia, Leonard White, Richard Mooney & Michael Platt

Description

For over 25 years, Purves Neuroscience has been the most comprehensive and clearly written neuroscience textbook on the market. This level of excellence continues in the 6th Edition, with a balance of animal, human, and clinical studies that discuss the dynamic field of neuroscience from cellular signaling to cognitive function.

  • Exceptional figures illustrate complex biological processes
  • Boxes discuss other pertinent and relevant topics
  • Includes access to Sylvius 4 Online: an interactive atlas and visual glossary of human neuroanatomy

Sixth Edition

Dale Purves, George Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William Hall, Anthony LaMantia, Leonard White, Richard Mooney & Michael Platt

Table of contents

  1. Studying the Nervous System
  2. Electrical Signals of Nerve Cells
  3. Voltage-Dependent Membrane Permeability
  4. Ion Channels and Transporters
  5. Synaptic Transmission
  6. Neurotransmitters and Their Receptors
  7. Molecular Signaling within Neurons
  8. Synaptic Plasticity
  9. The Somatosensory System: Touch and Proprioception
  10. Pain
  11. Vision: The Eye
  12. Central Visual Pathways
  13. The Auditory System
  14. The Vestibular System
  15. The Chemical Senses
  16. Lower Motor Neuron Circuits and Motor Control
  17. Upper Motor Neuron Control of the Brainstem and Spinal Cord
  18. Modulation of Movement by the Basal Ganglia
  19. Modulation of Movement by the Cerebellum
  20. Eye Movements and Sensory Motor Integration
  21. The Visceral Motor System
  22. Early Brain Development
  23. Construction of Neural Circuits
  24. Circuit Differentiation: Intrinsic Factors and Sex Differences
  25. Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Developing Brain
  26. Repair and Regeneration in the Nervous System
  27. Cognitive Functions and the Organization of the Cerebral Cortex
  28. Cortical States
  29. Attention
  30. Memory
  31. Emotion
  32. Thinking, Planning, and Deciding
  33. Speech and Language

Sixth Edition

Dale Purves, George Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William Hall, Anthony LaMantia, Leonard White, Richard Mooney & Michael Platt

Features

New to this edition

  • An expanded Cognitive Neuroscience unit includes new chapters on Attention and Decision Making
  • Reorganization across the book enhances continuity
  • The Neural Signaling unit has been expansively updated
  • Web Topics provide novel or historical topics for special discussion
  • 900 illustrations help students to visualise the brain
  • Over 500 new citations keep the text current and an excellent resource


Additional Resources

Neuroscience is supported by a range of review and study tools to help students master material presented in the book and their neuroscience course. Access to the site is free of charge. Resources include:

For Students
  • Chapter summaries and outlines
  • Flashcards for every chapter
  • An extensive collection of detailed animations
  • A full glossary

Sixth Edition

Dale Purves, George Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William Hall, Anthony LaMantia, Leonard White, Richard Mooney & Michael Platt

Sixth Edition

Dale Purves, George Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William Hall, Anthony LaMantia, Leonard White, Richard Mooney & Michael Platt

Description

For over 25 years, Purves Neuroscience has been the most comprehensive and clearly written neuroscience textbook on the market. This level of excellence continues in the 6th Edition, with a balance of animal, human, and clinical studies that discuss the dynamic field of neuroscience from cellular signaling to cognitive function.

  • Exceptional figures illustrate complex biological processes
  • Boxes discuss other pertinent and relevant topics
  • Includes access to Sylvius 4 Online: an interactive atlas and visual glossary of human neuroanatomy

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Table of contents

  1. Studying the Nervous System
  2. Electrical Signals of Nerve Cells
  3. Voltage-Dependent Membrane Permeability
  4. Ion Channels and Transporters
  5. Synaptic Transmission
  6. Neurotransmitters and Their Receptors
  7. Molecular Signaling within Neurons
  8. Synaptic Plasticity
  9. The Somatosensory System: Touch and Proprioception
  10. Pain
  11. Vision: The Eye
  12. Central Visual Pathways
  13. The Auditory System
  14. The Vestibular System
  15. The Chemical Senses
  16. Lower Motor Neuron Circuits and Motor Control
  17. Upper Motor Neuron Control of the Brainstem and Spinal Cord
  18. Modulation of Movement by the Basal Ganglia
  19. Modulation of Movement by the Cerebellum
  20. Eye Movements and Sensory Motor Integration
  21. The Visceral Motor System
  22. Early Brain Development
  23. Construction of Neural Circuits
  24. Circuit Differentiation: Intrinsic Factors and Sex Differences
  25. Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Developing Brain
  26. Repair and Regeneration in the Nervous System
  27. Cognitive Functions and the Organization of the Cerebral Cortex
  28. Cortical States
  29. Attention
  30. Memory
  31. Emotion
  32. Thinking, Planning, and Deciding
  33. Speech and Language

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