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Principles of Neurobiology

Liqun Luo
July 08, 2015

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...

Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach to Health

Hanno W. Kirk
July 07, 2015

Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach describes the history and process by which neurofeedback has become an effective tool for treating many mental and behavioral health conditions. It explains how new brain research and improvements in imaging technology allow for a new...

The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume One: Morphology, Biology and Immune Function

Katerina Dorovini-Zis
June 23, 2015

Located at the interface between blood and the brain, the blood-brain barrier is a dynamic permeability barrier formed by a continuous layer of specialized endothelial cells endowed with important permeability, transport, and regulatory functions that both protect the internal milieu of the brain...

Pathology of the Developing Mouse: A Systematic Approach

Brad Bolon
April 24, 2015

Pathology of the Developing Mouse provides, in so far as feasible, one complete reference on the design, analysis, and interpretation of abnormal findings that may be detected in developing mice before and shortly after birth. In particular, this book is designed specifically to be not only a...

Greenfield's Neuropathology, Ninth Edition - Two Volume Set

Seth Love, Arie Perry, James Ironside, Herbert Budka
April 10, 2015

Greenfield's Neuropathology, the world’s leading neuropathology reference, provides a comprehensive account of the pathological findings in neurological disease, their biological basis, and their clinical manifestations. The book’s detailed advice on pathological assessment and interpretation is...

Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects

Firas H. Kobeissy
February 25, 2015

Every year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain brain injury. Long-term disabilities impact nearly half of moderate brain injury survivors and nearly 50,000 of these cases result in death. Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects provides a comprehensive...

Endothelial Cell Plasticity in the Normal and Injured Central Nervous System

Esperanza Meléndez Herrera, Bryan V. Phillips-Farfán, Gabriel Gutiérrez Ospina
January 28, 2015

This book highlights the importance of endothelial cells as key players in the functioning of the nervous system under both normal and pathological conditions. The book demonstrates that endothelial cells are an essential and dynamic cell population in the central nervous system, with multiple and...

Humanoid Robotics and Neuroscience: Science, Engineering and Society

Gordon Cheng
December 19, 2014

Humanoid robots are highly sophisticated machines equipped with human-like sensory and motor capabilities. Today we are on the verge of a new era of rapid transformations in both science and engineering—one that brings together technological advancements in a way that will accelerate both...

Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection

Venkatramanujan Srinivasan, Gabriella Gobbi, Samuel D. Shillcutt, Sibel Suzen
October 15, 2014

There is growing interest in the field of melatonin research regarding its neurobiological mechanisms as well as its repercussions in clinical practice. Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection explores melatonin’s neuroprotective effects and discusses the therapeutic potential of melatonin...

Psychodynamic Neurology: Dreams, Consciousness, and Virtual Reality

Allan Hobson
October 15, 2014

Psychodynamic Neurology: Dreams, Consciousness, and Virtual Realty presents a novel way of thinking about the value of dreaming, based in solid comprehension of scientific research on sleep and dreams, but with deep understanding of psychoanalytic and other interpretations of dreams. This book:...

Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns

James Giordano
September 25, 2014

Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns is the second volume in the Advances in Neurotechnology series. It specifically addresses the neuroethical, legal, and social issues arising from the use of neurotechnology in national security and...

Rational Basis for Clinical Translation in Stroke Therapy

Giuseppe Micieli, Diana Amantea
August 27, 2014

Stroke remains one of the major causes of death and long-term disability worldwide. Currently, the only approved therapy for the acute treatment of this disease is thrombolysis, a strategy that can only be applied to a small percentage of patients due to its narrow therapeutic window. Unfortunately...