Neurobiology for Dummies, Book - 2014
The approachable, comprehensive guide to neurobiology. Neurobiology rolls the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nervous system into one complex area of study. Neurobiology For Dummies breaks down the specifics of the topic in a fun, easy-to-understand manner. The book is perfect for students in a variety of scientific fields ranging from neuroscience and biology to pharmacology, health science, and more. With a complete overview of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of the nervous system, this complete resource makes short work of the ins and outs of neurobiology so you can understand the details quickly. Dive into this fascinating guide to an even more fascinating subject, which takes a step-by-step approach that naturally builds an understanding of how the nervous system ties into the very essence of human beings, and what that means for those working and studying in the field of neuroscience. The book includes a complete introduction to the subject of neurobiology. •Gives you an overview of the human nervous system, along with a discussion of how it's similar to that of other animals •Discusses various neurological disorders, such as strokes, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and schizophrenia •Leads you through a point-by-point approach to describe the science of perception, including how we think, learn, and remember. Neurobiology For Dummies is your key to mastering this complex topic, and will propel you to a greater understanding that can form the basis of your academic and career success.
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 
Branch Call Number: 612.8 Am
Characteristics: xvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm