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The Resource The human brain book, Rita Carter [and others] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman, (electronic resource)

The human brain book, Rita Carter [and others] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman, (electronic resource)

Label
The human brain book
Title
The human brain book
Statement of responsibility
Rita Carter [and others] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman
Creator
Contributor
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations, "The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual
Summary
Combines the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations and imaging techniques to provide insight into every facet of the brain
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
341737
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 611.81
  • 612.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The human brain book, Rita Carter [and others] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/refer/?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=311437
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • EBSCO eBook
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No ordinary organ ; Investigating the brain ; Landmarks in neuroscience ; Scanning the brain ; A journey through the brain -- The brain and the body. Brain function ; Nervous system ; The brain and the nervous system ; Brain size, energy use, and protection ; Evolution -- Brain anatomy. Brain structures ; Brain zones and partitions ; Nuclei of the brain ; The thalamus, hypothalamus and pituitary gland ; The brainstem and cerebellum ; The limbic system ; The cerebral cortex ; Brain cells ; Nerve impulses -- The senses. How we sense the world ; The eye ; The visual cortex ; Visual pathways ; Visual perception ; Seeing ; The ear ; Making sense of sound ; The hearing process ; Smell ; Perceiving smell ; Taste ; Touch ; The sixth sense ; Pain signals ; Experiencing pain -- Movement and control. Regulation ; The neuronendocrine system ; Planning a movement ; Executing a movement ; unconscious action ; Mirror neurons -- Emotions and feelings : The emotional brain ; Conscious emotion ; Desire and anticipation -- The social brain. Sex, love, and survival ; Expression ; The self and others ; The moral brain -- Language and communication. Gestures and body language ; The origins of language ; The language areas ; A conversation ; Reading and writing -- Memory. The principles of memory ; The memory web ; Laying down a memory ; Recall and recognition ; Unusual memory -- Thinking. Intelligence ; Creativity and humor ; Belief and superstition ; Cognitive illusions -- Consciousness. What is consciousness? ; Locating consciousness ; Attention and consciousness ; Altering consciousness ; Sleep and dreams ; Time ; The self and consciousness -- The individual brain. Nature and nurture ; Influencing the brain ; Personality ; Unusual brains -- Development and aging. The developing brain ; The aging brain ; The brain of the future -- Diseases and disorders. The disordered brain ; Directory of disorders
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780756662158
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650848429
  • ocn650848429
  • OCoLC
Label
The human brain book, Rita Carter [and others] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/refer/?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=311437
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • EBSCO eBook
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No ordinary organ ; Investigating the brain ; Landmarks in neuroscience ; Scanning the brain ; A journey through the brain -- The brain and the body. Brain function ; Nervous system ; The brain and the nervous system ; Brain size, energy use, and protection ; Evolution -- Brain anatomy. Brain structures ; Brain zones and partitions ; Nuclei of the brain ; The thalamus, hypothalamus and pituitary gland ; The brainstem and cerebellum ; The limbic system ; The cerebral cortex ; Brain cells ; Nerve impulses -- The senses. How we sense the world ; The eye ; The visual cortex ; Visual pathways ; Visual perception ; Seeing ; The ear ; Making sense of sound ; The hearing process ; Smell ; Perceiving smell ; Taste ; Touch ; The sixth sense ; Pain signals ; Experiencing pain -- Movement and control. Regulation ; The neuronendocrine system ; Planning a movement ; Executing a movement ; unconscious action ; Mirror neurons -- Emotions and feelings : The emotional brain ; Conscious emotion ; Desire and anticipation -- The social brain. Sex, love, and survival ; Expression ; The self and others ; The moral brain -- Language and communication. Gestures and body language ; The origins of language ; The language areas ; A conversation ; Reading and writing -- Memory. The principles of memory ; The memory web ; Laying down a memory ; Recall and recognition ; Unusual memory -- Thinking. Intelligence ; Creativity and humor ; Belief and superstition ; Cognitive illusions -- Consciousness. What is consciousness? ; Locating consciousness ; Attention and consciousness ; Altering consciousness ; Sleep and dreams ; Time ; The self and consciousness -- The individual brain. Nature and nurture ; Influencing the brain ; Personality ; Unusual brains -- Development and aging. The developing brain ; The aging brain ; The brain of the future -- Diseases and disorders. The disordered brain ; Directory of disorders
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780756662158
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650848429
  • ocn650848429
  • OCoLC
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