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The human brain book

by Carter, Rita, 1949-

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 4 copies
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Northern Tier Regional Library Health HEALTH 611.81 CARTE
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
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Plum Community Library Adult Non-Fiction 612.8 CAR
Location  Plum Community Library
Collection  Adult Non-Fiction
Call Number  612.8 CAR
Upper St. Clair Township Library New Book Shelves - Non-fiction 612.8 CAR
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction STAFF USE
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
This award-winning science book uses the latest findings from neuroscience research and brain-imaging technology to take you on a journey into the human brain.

CGI illustrations and brain MRI scans reveal the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail. Step-by-step sequences unravel and simplify the complex processes of brain function, such as how nerves transmit signals, how memories are laid down and recalled, and how we register emotions. The book answers fundamental and compelling questions about the brain: what does it mean to be conscious, what happens when we're asleep, and are the brains of men and women different?

This is an accessible and authoritative reference book to a fascinating part of the human body. Thanks to improvements in scanning technology, our understanding of the brain is changing quickly. Now in its third edition, The Human Brain Book provides an up-to-date guide to one of science's most exciting frontiers. With its coverage of more than 50 brain-related diseases and disorders--from strokes to brain tumors and schizophrenia--it is also an essential manual for students and healthcare professionals.
Additional Information
Subjects Brain mapping -- Popular works.
Brain -- Popular works.
Brain -- Anatomy -- Popular works.
Neurophysiology -- Popular works.
Brain -- Physiology -- Popular works.
Brain -- Abnormalities -- Popular works.
Human anatomy -- Popular works.
Publisher New York, NY :2019
Edition American edition. Revised and updated new edition.
Contributors Aldridge, Susan, author.
Page, Martyn (Editor), author.
Parker, Steve, 1952- author.
Language English
Notes "An illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description 264 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
ISBN 9781465479549
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