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The AxonStructure, Function and Pathophysiology

The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Stephen G. Waxman, Jeffery D. Kocsis, and Peter K. Stys (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

The axon, which is interposed between the cell body and the synaptic terminals in most neurons, plays a crucial role in connecting neurons and acting as a conduit for the transmission of information ... More

Bayesian BrainProbabilistic Approaches to Neural Coding

Bayesian Brain: Probabilistic Approaches to Neural Coding

Kenji Doya, Shin Ishii, Alexandre Pouget, and Rajesh P.N. Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042383
eISBN:
9780262294188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042383.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

A Bayesian approach can contribute to an understanding of the brain on multiple levels, by giving normative predictions about how an ideal sensory system should combine prior knowledge and ... 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

Disturbances of Lower and Higher Visual Capacities Caused by Occipital DamageWith Special Reference to the Psychopathological, Pedagogical, Industrial, and Social Implications

Disturbances of Lower and Higher Visual Capacities Caused by Occipital Damage: With Special Reference to the Psychopathological, Pedagogical, Industrial, and Social Implications

W. Poppelreuter

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521907
eISBN:
9780191724664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521907.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

During the First World War many soldiers suffered brain injuries, mostly from gunshot wounds. The localized nature of these injuries made them of special significance for neuropsychological studies ... More

Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Roderick Nicolson and Angela Fawcett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Dyslexia research has made dramatic progress since the mid-1980s. Once discounted as a “middle-class myth,” dyslexia is now the subject of a complex—and confusing—body of theoretical and empirical ... More

Epilepsy and Memory

Epilepsy and Memory

Adam Zeman, Narinder Kapur, and Marilyn Jones-Gotman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Epilepsy is one of the most common disorders of the brain, and these patients often suffer from memory problems. There are a number of reasons for this: seizures can directly affect the brain in ways ... More

Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195104233
eISBN:
9780199864294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104233.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This book studies the organization of the white matter pathways of the brain. The book analyzes and synthesizes the corticocortical and corticosubcortical connections of the major areas of the ... More

Genes, brain, and emotionsInterdisciplinary and Translational Perspectives

Genes, brain, and emotions: Interdisciplinary and Translational Perspectives

Andrei C. Miu, Judith R. Homberg, and Klaus-Peter Lesch (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198793014
eISBN:
9780191834745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793014.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

With the advent of methods from behavioral genetics, molecular biology, and cognitive neuroscience, affective science has recently started to approach genetic influences on emotion, and the ... More

Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Hanna Damasio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195165616
eISBN:
9780199864041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This book provides an atlas of the normal human brain based on three dimensional reconstructions of magnetic resonance scans obtained in normal living adults as well as neurological patients with ... More

Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

David Eidelberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

This volume provides up-to-date information concerning new applications of brain imaging to the study of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The chapters, written by experts in this field, focus on the various ... More

Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Nervous System

Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Nervous System

Nancy Rothwell and Sarah Loddick (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509806
eISBN:
9780191724596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509806.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This new edition covers advances in understanding immunological and inflammatory responses in the nervous system, research driven by the potential to use knowledge of the molecules and mechanisms ... More

Immune Responses in the Nervous System

Immune Responses in the Nervous System

Nancy J. Rothwell (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748795
eISBN:
9780191724381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748795.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This new edition covers recent advances in understanding immunological and inflammatory responses in the nervous system, research driven by the potential to use knowledge of the molecules and ... More

Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Evian Gordon, MD, PhD and Stephen Koslow, PhD (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Key thoughts leaders and practitioners in personalized medicine distil its current status, future directions, and recommendation for successful implementation of for brain disorders. This text is a ... More

Lysosomal Disorders of the BrainRecent Advances in Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis and Treatment

Lysosomal Disorders of the Brain: Recent Advances in Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis and Treatment

Frances Platt and Steven Walkley (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508786
eISBN:
9780191723803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508786.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Lysosomal storage diseases are inherited metabolic disorders characterized by severe pathology, typically involving the brain. Although individually rare, they collectively represent a significant ... More

Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Merton Sandler and Geralyn M. Collins (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Thirty per cent of all women and ten per cent of all men experience migraine. This crippling illness does not kill, but its high morbidity poses a massive economic problem and gives rise to ... More

Neuroglia

Neuroglia

Helmut Kettenmann and Bruce R. Ransom (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This book details the basic biology and function of glial cells. It covers the entire field of glial research from the basic molecular and cellular properties of these cells to their involvement in ... More

Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Harry Chugani, MD (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195342765
eISBN:
9780199863617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Perhaps the most important achievements in the field of epileptology in the past two decades have been in the neuroimaging and genetic breakthroughs as applied to patients with epilepsy. Indeed, ... More

Reprogramming the Cerebral CortexPlasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Stephen Lomber and Jos Eggermont (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

The brain has a remarkable ability to adapt in the event of damage — in many cases shifting responsibility for specific cognitive functions to other non-damaged brain regions. This ‘plasticity’ can ... More

Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury

Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury

Milan R. Dimitrijevic, Byron A. Kakulas, W. Barry McKay, and Gerta Vrbova (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746507
eISBN:
9780199918768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746507.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System

Following injury or disease, neural circuitry can be altered to varying degrees leading to highly individualized characteristics that may or may not resemble original function. In addition, lost or ... 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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