Principles of Neurobiology

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Garland Science, Jul 14, 2015 - Science - 696 pages
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Principles of Neurobiology presents the major concepts of neuroscience with an emphasis on how we know what we know. The text is organized around a series of key experiments to illustrate how scientific progress is made and helps upper-level undergraduate and graduate students discover the relevant primary literature. Written by a single author in

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Contents

Chapter 1 An Invitation to Neurobiology
1
Chapter 2 Signaling within Neurons
27
Chapter 3 Signaling across Synapses
69
Chapter 4 Vision
121
Chapter 5 Wiring of the Visual System
167
Chapter 6 Olfaction Taste Audition and Somatosensation
207
Chapter 7 Wiring of the Nervous System
277
Chapter 8 Motor and Regulatory Systems
325
Chapter 9 Sexual Behavior
377
Chapter 10 Memory Learning and Synaptic Plasticity
415
Chapter 11 Brain Disorders
467
Chapter 12 Evolution of the NervousSystem
513
Chapter 13 Ways of Exploring
557
GLOSSARY
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INDEX
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Dr. Liqun Luo earned his bachelor degree from University of Science & Technology of China and PhD from Brandeis University. Since 1997, Dr. Luo has taught neurobiology to undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University, where he also directs a lab studying the assembly and function of neural circuits. Dr. Luo is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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