Neurobiology For Dummies (For Dummies Series)

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9781118689318: Neurobiology For Dummies (For Dummies Series)

The approachable, comprehensive guide to neurobiology

Neurobiology rolls the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nervous system into one complex area of study. Neurobiology For Dummies breaks down the specifics of the topic in a fun, easy-to-understand manner. The book is perfect for students in a variety of scientific fields ranging from neuroscience and biology to pharmacology, health science, and more. With a complete overview of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of the nervous system, this complete resource makes short work of the ins and outs of neurobiology so you can understand the details quickly.

Dive into this fascinating guide to an even more fascinating subject, which takes a step-by-step approach that naturally builds an understanding of how the nervous system ties into the very essence of human beings, and what that means for those working and studying in the field of neuroscience. The book includes a complete introduction to the subject of neurobiology.

  • Gives you an overview of the human nervous system, along with a discussion of how it's similar to that of other animals
  • Discusses various neurological disorders, such as strokes, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and schizophrenia
  • Leads you through a point-by-point approach to describe the science of perception, including how we think, learn, and remember

Neurobiology For Dummies is your key to mastering this complex topic, and will propel you to a greater understanding that can form the basis of your academic and career success.

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Learn to:

  • Get a handle on neuroanatomy
  • Navigate neurological disorders and treatments
  • Score high in your neurobiology class
  • Understand neurological diseases

The plain-English, easy-to-use guide to neurobiology

Studying neurobiology and want an easy-to-use guide to the subject? This is the resource for you! The book covers the basics—like the molecular mechanisms and anatomy of the nervous system—and then moves on to more complex subjects like neurodevelopmental biology. The book’s expert author delivers all this in an easy-to-read, fun guide to this complex subject!

  • Get started — dive into neurobiology with an introduction to the subject, along with some of the big questions that neurobiologists have the answers to
  • Organize the nervous system — get an overview of the human nervous system and understand what it has in common with the nervous system of other animals
  • The science of perception — find out how we perceive the world, think, learn, and remember with an in-depth treatment of these topics
  • Disorders and treatments — discover the various neurological disorders, the treatments for them, and the developments that are coming in the future
  • All the extras — explore the unique human traits that arise from our complex, well-developed nervous system

Open the book and find:

  • The essence of humans as intelligent life forms
  • An overview of the human nervous system
  • The unique nervous system traits that make us human
  • Discussion of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease
  • Easy-to-read explanations for neurobiology students
  • A complete overview of nervous system anatomy
  • The lowdown on the mechanisms of the nervous system

About the Author:

Frank Amthor, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Alabama and holds a secondary appointment in the UAB Medical School Department of Neurobiology. He has been an NIH-supported researcher for over 20 years and has published over 100 journal articles and conference abstracts.

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