Essentials of the Human Brain, With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Essentials of the Human Brain

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By John Nolte, PhD, Division of Academic Resources, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ


Chapter 1 Introduction to the Nervous System

Chapter 2 Development of the Nervous System

Chapter 3 Gross Anatomy and General Organization of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 4 Meningeal Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Chapter 5 Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Chapter 6 Blood Supply of the Brain

Chapter 7 Electrical Signaling by Neurons

Chapter 8 Synaptic Transmission between Neurons

Chapter 9 Sensory Receptors and the Peripheral Nervous System

Chapter 10 Spinal Cord

Chapter 11 Organization of the Brainstem

Chapter 12 Cranial Nerves and Their Nuclei

Chapter 13 The Chemical Senses of Taste and Smell

Chapter 14 Hearing and Balance: The Eighth Cranial Nerve

Chapter 15 Brainstem Summary

Chapter 16 The Thalamus and Internal Capsule: Getting To and From the Cerebral Cortex

Chapter 17 The Visual System

Chapter 18 Overview of Motor Systems

Chapter 19 Basal Ganglia

Chapter 20 Cerebellum

Chapter 21 Control of Eye Movements

Chapter 22 Cerebral Cortex

Chapter 23 Drives and Emotions: The Hypothalamus and Limbic System

Chapter 24 Formation, Modification, and Repair of Neuronal Connections

Appendix 1 Comprehensive Quiz

Appendix 2 Answers

Appendix 3 Blank Drawings