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The human brain book, Rita Carter ... [et al.] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman

Label
The human brain book
Title
The human brain book
Statement of responsibility
Rita Carter ... [et al.] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman
Title variation
Human brain book
Title variation remainder
an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders
Creator
Contributor
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations, "The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual. Includes an interactive DVD
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Rita
Dewey number
611.81
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC386.6.B7
LC item number
C37 2009 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
indexes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aldridge, Susan
  • Page, Martyn
  • Parker, Steve
  • Frith, Christopher D.
  • Frith, Uta
  • Shulman, Melanie B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain mapping
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Neurophysiology
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Human anatomy
Label
The human brain book, Rita Carter ... [et al.] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • DVD-ROM provides interactive renderings of many of the brain's structures and a slideshow of unique brain scans
Accompanying material
1 DVD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
No ordinary organ ; Investigating the brain ; Landmarks in neuroscience ; Scanning the brain ; A journey through the brain -- The brain and the body : Brain function ; Nervous system ; The brain and the nervous system ; Brain size, energy use, and protection ; Evolution -- Brain anatomy : Brain structures ; Brain zones and partitions ; Nuclei of the brain ; The thalamus, hypothalamus and pituitary gland ; The brainstem and cerebellum ; The limbic system ; The cerebral cortex ; Brain cells ; Nerve impulses -- The senses : How we sense the world ; The eye ; The visual cortex ; Visual pathways ; Visual perception ; Seeing ; The ear ; Making sense of sound ; Hearing ; Smell ; Perceiving smell ; Taste ; Touch ; The sixth sense ; Pain signals ; Experiencing pain -- Movement and control : Regulation ; The neuroendocrine system ; Planning a movement ; Executing a movement ; Unconscious action ; Mirror neurons -- Emotions and feelings : The emotional brain ; Conscious emotion ; Desire and reward -- The social brain : Sex, love, and survival ; Expression ; The self and others ; The moral brain -- Language and communication : Gestures and body language ; The origins of language ; The language areas ; A conversation ; Reading and writing -- Memory : The principles of memory ; The memory web ; Laying down a memory ; Recall and recognition ; Unusual memory -- Thinking : Intelligence ; Creativity and humor ; Belief and superstition ; Cognitive illusions -- Consciousness : What is consciousness? ; Locating consciousness ; Attention and consciousness ; Altering consciousness ; Sleep and dreams ; Time ; The self and consciousness -- The individual brain : Nature and nurture ; Influencing the brain ; Personality ; Strange brains -- Development and aging : The developing brain ; The aging brain ; The brain of the future -- Diseases and disorders : The disordered brain ; Directory of disorders -- Glossary
Control code
ocn298183481
Dimensions
31 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
256 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9780756654412
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009175217
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
(OCoLC)298183481
System details
  • DVD-ROM minimum system requirements, PC: Windows XP with service pack 2 or Windows Vista ; Intel or AMD processor ; soundcard ; 24-bit color display; screen resolution 1024 x 768
  • DVD-ROM minimum system requirements, Macintosh: Mac OS X v10.4 ; G4, G5, or Intel processor ; soundcard ; 24-bit color display ; screen resolution 1024 x 768
Label
The human brain book, Rita Carter ... [et al.] ; consultants, Chris Frith, Uta Frith, and Melanie Shulman
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • DVD-ROM provides interactive renderings of many of the brain's structures and a slideshow of unique brain scans
Accompanying material
1 DVD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
No ordinary organ ; Investigating the brain ; Landmarks in neuroscience ; Scanning the brain ; A journey through the brain -- The brain and the body : Brain function ; Nervous system ; The brain and the nervous system ; Brain size, energy use, and protection ; Evolution -- Brain anatomy : Brain structures ; Brain zones and partitions ; Nuclei of the brain ; The thalamus, hypothalamus and pituitary gland ; The brainstem and cerebellum ; The limbic system ; The cerebral cortex ; Brain cells ; Nerve impulses -- The senses : How we sense the world ; The eye ; The visual cortex ; Visual pathways ; Visual perception ; Seeing ; The ear ; Making sense of sound ; Hearing ; Smell ; Perceiving smell ; Taste ; Touch ; The sixth sense ; Pain signals ; Experiencing pain -- Movement and control : Regulation ; The neuroendocrine system ; Planning a movement ; Executing a movement ; Unconscious action ; Mirror neurons -- Emotions and feelings : The emotional brain ; Conscious emotion ; Desire and reward -- The social brain : Sex, love, and survival ; Expression ; The self and others ; The moral brain -- Language and communication : Gestures and body language ; The origins of language ; The language areas ; A conversation ; Reading and writing -- Memory : The principles of memory ; The memory web ; Laying down a memory ; Recall and recognition ; Unusual memory -- Thinking : Intelligence ; Creativity and humor ; Belief and superstition ; Cognitive illusions -- Consciousness : What is consciousness? ; Locating consciousness ; Attention and consciousness ; Altering consciousness ; Sleep and dreams ; Time ; The self and consciousness -- The individual brain : Nature and nurture ; Influencing the brain ; Personality ; Strange brains -- Development and aging : The developing brain ; The aging brain ; The brain of the future -- Diseases and disorders : The disordered brain ; Directory of disorders -- Glossary
Control code
ocn298183481
Dimensions
31 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
256 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9780756654412
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009175217
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
(OCoLC)298183481
System details
  • DVD-ROM minimum system requirements, PC: Windows XP with service pack 2 or Windows Vista ; Intel or AMD processor ; soundcard ; 24-bit color display; screen resolution 1024 x 768
  • DVD-ROM minimum system requirements, Macintosh: Mac OS X v10.4 ; G4, G5, or Intel processor ; soundcard ; 24-bit color display ; screen resolution 1024 x 768

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