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The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

Lodewijk C Palm, Huib J. Zuidervaart, Douglas Anderson, Elisabeth W. Entjes
May 30, 2018

The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

Neurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research

Anand D. Pandyan, Hermie J. Hermens, Bernard A. Conway
May 02, 2018

This book is the first attempt at bringing together a volume of work from a range of professionals with an interest in spasticity. The framework for the definition was developed in part by the authors contributing chapters that make up this volume. The book represents the current "state-of-the-art"...

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms

Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner
April 13, 2018

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on...

Quantum Information and Consciousness: A Gentle Introduction

Danko D. Georgiev
January 30, 2018

"I loved the book! This book is not just interesting, it is exciting. I have probably read every significant book in the field, and this is the strongest and most convincing one yet. It is also one of the most comprehensive in its explanations. I shall most certainly recommend the book to...

Advanced MR Neuroimaging: From Theory to Clinical Practice

Ioannis Tsougos
December 20, 2017

Over the last decade, some of the greatest achievements in the field of neuroimaging have been related to remarkable advances in magnetic resonance techniques, including diffusion, perfusion, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and functional MRI. Such techniques have provided valuable insights into...

Brain Source Localization Using EEG Signal Analysis

Munsif Ali Jatoi, Nidal Kamel
December 20, 2017

Of the research areas devoted to biomedical sciences, the study of the brain remains a field that continually attracts interest due to the vast range of people afflicted with debilitating brain disorders and those interested in ameliorating its effects. To discover the roots of maladies and grasp...

The Neuroendocrine Immune Network

S. Freier
November 29, 2017

This informative publication updates the study of interaction of the nervous and endocrine systems with the immune system in the body. It describes the anatomical basis of these interactions, reviewing the innervation of lymphoid tissue and mast cells. The book discusses the effect of the endocrine...

Sports Concussions: A Complete Guide to Recovery and Management

Isabelle Gagnon, Alain Ptito
November 16, 2017

Sport-related concussions have become an increasingly important topic as evidenced by recent media attention. Due in large part to the complex nature of concussive injuries, there is great discrepancy in the effect these injuries have on individual functioning and the type and nature of services...

Neurobiology of Huntington’s Disease: Applications to Drug Discovery

Donald C. Lo, Robert E. Hughes
November 15, 2017

In 1993, the genetic mutation responsible for Huntington’s disease (HD) was identified. Considered a milestone in human genomics, this discovery has led to nearly two decades of remarkable progress that has greatly increased our knowledge of HD, and documented an unexpectedly large and diverse...

A Brief Survey of Quantitative EEG

Kaushik Majumdar
November 10, 2017

This book presents a holistic approach to quantitative EEG from its neurological basis to simultaneous EEG and fMRI studies. Equal emphasis is given to major mathematical and statistical theories and computational techniques and their applications on clinical and laboratory experimental EEG....

Tumors and Cancers: Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph

Dongyou Liu
November 09, 2017

Tumors and Cancers: Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph provides succinct reviews of neoplastic growths disrupting normal functions of affected structures. Each chapter presents a state of the art summary of tumor/cancer of a particular type in relation to its biology, epidemiology, disease...

The Integrated Nervous System: A Systematic Diagnostic Case-Based Approach, Second Edition

Walter Hendelman, M.D., Christopher R. Skinner, Peter Humphreys
October 18, 2017

This innovative textbook is modelled on problem-based learning. It bridges the gap between academic neuroanatomy and clinical neurology and effectively takes the reader from the classroom to the clinic, so that learning can be applied in practice. This second edition has been updated and expanded...