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Sex Differences in the BrainFrom Genes to Behavior

Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Jill B. Becker, Karen J. Berkley, Nori Geary, Elizabeth Hampson, James P. Herman, and Elizabeth Young (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Sex is a fundamentally important biological variable. Recent years have seen significant progress in the integration of sex in many aspects of basic and clinical research, including analyses of sex ... More

The Shocking History of Electric FishesFrom Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195366723
eISBN:
9780199897087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366723.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book looks at how three kinds of strongly electric fishes literally became “electrical,” and how they helped to change the sciences and medicine. These fishes are the flat torpedo rays common to ... More

A Short Guide to Brain ImagingThe Neuroscience of Human Cognition

A Short Guide to Brain Imaging: The Neuroscience of Human Cognition

Richard E. Passingham and James B. Rowe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198709138
eISBN:
9780191815270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709138.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

The book was written with several groups in mind: these include not only those who are starting out in imaging, but also those who have already acquired some expertise. Though the book is called a ... More

Simultaneous EEG and fMRIRecording, Analysis, and Application

Simultaneous EEG and fMRI: Recording, Analysis, and Application

Markus Ullsperger and Stefan Debener (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372731
eISBN:
9780199776283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372731.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Systemic interactions in brain networks have been successfully studied in vivo using non-invasive methods such as electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), for ... More

Single Neuron Studies of the Human BrainProbing Cognition

Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Itzhak Fried, Ueli Rutishauser, Moran Cerf, and Gabriel Kreiman (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

In the last decade, the synergistic interaction of neurosurgeons, engineers, and neuroscientists, combined with new technologies, has enabled scientists to study the awake, behaving human brain ... More

Sleep and Brain Plasticity

Sleep and Brain Plasticity

Pierre Maquet, Carlyle Smith, and Robert Stickgold (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198574002
eISBN:
9780191724145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198574002.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

We spend so much of our lives sleeping, yet its precise function is unclear, in spite of our increasing understanding of the processes generating and maintaining sleep. We now know that sleep can be ... More

The Social Neuroscience of Empathy

The Social Neuroscience of Empathy

Jean Decety and William Ickes (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012973
eISBN:
9780262255295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012973.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

In recent decades, empathy research has blossomed into a vibrant and multidisciplinary field of study. The social neuroscience approach to the subject is premised on the idea that studying empathy at ... More

Speech Motor ControlNew developments in basic and applied research

Speech Motor Control: New developments in basic and applied research

Ben Maassen and Pascal van Lieshout (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235797
eISBN:
9780191696671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235797.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Speaking is not only the basic mode of communication, but also the most complex motor skill humans can perform. Disorders of speech and language are the most common sequelae of brain disease or ... More

Speed, Ecstasy, RitalinThe Science of Amphetamines

Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines

LESLIE IVERSEN

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530909
eISBN:
9780191689802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530909.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Amphetamines have had a relatively short, though chequered history. From their use in wartime, their abuse by the beat generation, up to the popularity of Ecstasy in the ... More

Spinal Cord Dysfunction: Volume II: Intervention and Treatment

Spinal Cord Dysfunction: Volume II: Intervention and Treatment

L. S. Illis (ed.)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192617873
eISBN:
9780191724312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192617873.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This is the second in a series of books dealing with the enormous clinical problem of spinal-cord dysfunction. Volume I discussed assessment; this book focuses on intervention. There are three main ... More

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