"This is a simply wonderful book that makes accessible in one place all the details of how the neuron and brain work. The writing is clear. The drawings are elegant and educational. The book is a feast for both the eye and mind. The richness, the beauty, and the complexity of neuroscience is all captured in this superb book." "5 Stars!"
Table of contents
Contents. Preface. Acknowledgments. Contributors. Part I: The Neurology of Behavior. Part II: Cell and Molecular Biology of the Neuron. Part III: Elementary Interactions Between Neurons: Synaptic Transmission. Part IV: The Neural Basis of Cognition. Part Part V: Perception. Part VI: Movement. Part VII: Arousal, Emotion, and Behavior Homeostasis. Part VIII: The Development of the Nervous System. Part IX: Language, Thought, Mood, and Learning and Memory. Appendices. Index.