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The Aesthetic BrainHow We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee, MD

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811809
eISBN:
9780199369546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811809.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art. Using neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, Chatterjee shows ... More

AppetiteNeural and Behavioural Bases

Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Charles R. Legg and David Booth (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This is the first book to deal with both the psychological and neurobiological mechanisms in appetites for drugs, food, sex, and gambling, and considers whether there are common factors between them. ... More

Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

What is attention? How does it go wrong? Do attention deficits arise from genes or from the environment? Can we cure it with drugs or training? Are there disorders of attention other than deficit ... More

Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Jos J. Eggermont

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198719090
eISBN:
9780191802232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719090.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Sound is dynamic and as such has temporal and spectral content. The auditory system extracts the spectral aspects and the temporal ones in parallel in the cochlea and auditory nerve. For frequencies ... More

The Behavior of the Laboratory RatA Handbook with Tests

The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This book contains a wide range of information of huge complexity on rat behavior. The book has three objectives. The first objective is to present an introduction of rat behavior. In choosing the ... More

Beyond NeurotransmissionNeuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Paul Katz (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are many modes of communication that neurons use to transmit information besides what has come to be called neurotransmission. Many of these other types of communication can be classified as ... More

Biology of Aggression

Biology of Aggression

Randy J. Nelson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168761
eISBN:
9780199865444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The primary goal of this book is to summarize and synthesize recent advances in the biological study of aggression. Other than maternal aggression, most aggressive encounters among human and ... More

The Brain as a ToolA Neuroscientist's Account

The Brain as a Tool: A Neuroscientist's Account

Ray Guillery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198806738
eISBN:
9780191844317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806738.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

We don’t perceive the world and then react to it. We learn to know it from our interactions with it. All inputs that reach the cerebral cortex about events in the brain, the body, or the world bring ... More

The Brain from Inside Out

The Brain from Inside Out

György Buzsáki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190905385
eISBN:
9780190905415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905385.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The Brain from Inside Out takes a critical look at contemporary brain research and reminds us that theoretical framework does matter. Current technology-driven neuroscience is still largely fueled by ... More

Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs

Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs

Heather Ashton

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192622426
eISBN:
9780191724749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622426.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This revised edition offers an integrated approach to brain sciences, covering the whole range of normal and abnormal brain function and the effects of drugs on the human brain. It provides a general ... More

Brain LandscapeThe Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

John P. Eberhard

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

We know as architects that the ability to measure human response to environmental stimuli still requires more years of work. Neuroscience is beginning to provide us with an understanding of how the ... More

The Brain's Representational PowerOn Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Cyriel M.A. Pennartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Although science has made considerable progress in discovering the neural basis of cognition, how consciousness arises remains elusive. In this book, Pennartz analyzes which aspects of conscious ... More

Broca's Region

Broca's Region

Yosef Grodzinsky and Katrin Amunts (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Broca's region has been in the news ever since scientists realized that particular cognitive functions could be localized to parts of the cerebral cortex. Its discoverer, Paul Broca, was one of the ... More

Cerebral CortexPrinciples of Operation

Cerebral Cortex: Principles of Operation

Edmund T. Rolls

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784852
eISBN:
9780191836299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784852.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The aim of this book is to provide insight into the principles of operation of the cerebral cortex. These principles are key to understanding how we, as humans, function. There have been few previous ... More

The Clinical Neurobiology of the HippocampusAn integrative view

The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Thorsten Bartsch (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

The hippocampus is one of the most studied structures in the human brain and plays a pivotal role in human memory function. It's recognized function is reflected by the presence of an extensive body ... More

Cognitive Neuroscience of AgingLinking cognitive and cerebral aging

Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Roberto Cabeza, Lars Nyberg, and Denise Park (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Until very recently, our knowledge about the neural basis of cognitive aging was based on two disciplines that had very little contact with each other. Whereas the neuroscience of aging investigated ... More

The Cognitive Neuroscience of MemoryAn Introduction

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Howard Eichenbaum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778614
eISBN:
9780199932962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778614.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book introduces the brain's remarkable capacity for memory. Like the first edition, this updated second edition begins with a history of memory research, starting with a ‘Golden Era’ at the turn ... More

The Cognitive Neuroscience of MemoryAn Introduction

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Howard Eichenbaum

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195141740
eISBN:
9780199865741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141740.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book details the brain's remarkable capacity for memory. The book is organized into sections corresponding to its four major themes: Connection considers how memory is based on alterations to ... More

The CRF SignalUncovering an Information Molecule

The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book discusses just how diverse a peptide corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) is, as demonstrated by its presence in various tissues in the body, including the skin, the placenta, and various ... More

Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Susan Pockett, William P. Banks, and Shaun Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162371
eISBN:
9780262281690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162371.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Our intuition tells us that we, our conscious selves, cause our own voluntary acts. Yet scientists have long questioned this; Thomas Huxley, for example, in 1874 compared mental events to a steam ... More

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