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Transplantation of neuronal and nonneuronal cells into the brain

H. Widner

in Immune Responses in the Nervous System

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748795
eISBN:
9780191724381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748795.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Transplantation into the central nervous system has the potential to develop into a very powerful therapeutic approach for a variety of neurological disorders. This chapter discusses the principles ... More


Cerebrovascular organization and dynamics in cephalopods

N. Joan Abbott and J. A. Miyan

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0316
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter reviews the anatomy and physiology of the cerebral circulation in cephalopods, and its behaviour in experimental preparations. Cephalopods have a closed vasculature, and the arrangement ... More


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


Magnetic Stimulation of Neural Tissue

Jaakko Malmivuo

in Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195058239
eISBN:
9780199847839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058239.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the principle of magnetic stimulation and its neurological applications. At present the widest application of magnetic stimulation is the stimulation of the central nervous ... More


The Human Social Brain: An “Evo-Devo” Perspective

Mark H. Johnson

in Cognitive Biology: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012935
eISBN:
9780262255264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012935.003.0281
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the phylogeny and ontogeny “evo-devo” of the human social brain network. It investigates the origins of cortical specialization in humans and considers postnatal development of ... More


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