Although each chapter has been heavily revised, this edition of Concise Text of Neuroscience adheres to the goals of the first edition--providing practical, concise, and integrated information on neuroscience with an emphasis on clinical neurology. Case histories of real patients help illustrate neurologic principles. Several new features include--a new chapter summary format for quicker review of chapters, key term etymologies, an expanded glossary, a high-resolution, multiplanar MRI atlas, 'Further Application' questions with answers following each case history.
July 30, 2014
About The Author(s)
Robert E. Kingsley
--Includes more than 75 video clips with length of each clip 35-40 seconds --Clips are indexed by neurological sign and by disease --Includes Voice Narration that explains what the student is seeing --Arrow markers overlay the video to point out symptoms --Reinforces the clinical principles as described by Kingsley's text, 2e --Valuable especially for first year students not given access to patients exhibiting these signs
Table of contents
Chapter 1 The Gross Structure of the Nervous System
Chapter 2 Microstructure of the Nervous System
Chapter 3 Electrochemical Signaling
Chapter 4: Principles of Sensory Transduction
Chapter 5 The Somatosensory System
Chapter 6 Motor Systems I: Spinal Mechanisms of Motor Control
Chapter 7 Motor Systems II: Descending Motor Systems
Chapter 8: Motor Systems III: The Basal Ganglia
Chapter 9 The Cerebellum
Chapter 10 The Cranial Nerves
Chapter 11 The Auditory System
Chapter 12 The Visual System
Chapter 13 The Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 14 The Hypothalamus and Related Structures
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