Neuroscience

  • Paresthesia
    Paresthesia
    Editor Luiz E. Imbelloni and Marildo A. Gouveia
    ISBN 978-953-51-0085-0
    100 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 82032 times.
    Paresthesias are spontaneous or evoked abnormal sensations of tingling, burning, pricking, or numbness of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect. Patients generally describe a lancinating or burning pain, often associated with all ...
  • Brain Injury - Pathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and Management
    Brain Injury - Pathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and Management
    Editor Amit Agrawal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0265-6
    534 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 76431 times.
    The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blo ...
  • Miscellanea on Encephalopathies - A Second Look
    Miscellanea on Encephalopathies - A Second Look
    Editor Radu Tanasescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0558-9
    400 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 49638 times.
    The book project “Miscellanea on Encephalopathies-a second look” aims to cover some of the important aspects regarding metabolic, hypoxic, neoplasm- and drug-related encephalopathies, by transmitting valuable information filtered through the real ...
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Editor Martin H. Maurer
    ISBN 978-953-307-806-9
    738 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 54782 times.
    Though considerable amount of research, both pre-clinical and clinical, has been conducted during recent years, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) remains one of the mysterious diseases of the 21st century. Great efforts have been made to develop pa ...
  • Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Editor Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang
    ISBN 978-953-307-529-7
    454 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 53477 times.
    Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases focuses on different types of diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, different tauopathies, Parkinson's disease, prion disease, motor neuron diseases such as multiple scl ...
  • Neuroscience - Dealing With Frontiers
    Neuroscience - Dealing With Frontiers
    Editor Carlos M. Contreras
    ISBN 978-953-51-0207-6
    440 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 40584 times.
    The Neuronal Doctrine recently reached its 100th year and together with the development of psychopharmacology by the middle of 20th century promoted spectacular developments in the knowledge of the biological bases of behavior. The overwhelming amoun ...
  • Brain Damage - Bridging Between Basic Research and Clinics
    Brain Damage - Bridging Between Basic Research and Clinics
    Editor Alina González-Quevedo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0375-2
    294 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 35865 times.
    "Brain Damage - Bridging Between Basic Research and Clinics" represents a collection of papers in an attempt to provide an up-to-date approach to the fascinating topic of brain damage in different pathological situations, combining the authors' perso ...
  • The Amygdala - A Discrete Multitasking Manager
    The Amygdala - A Discrete Multitasking Manager
    Editor Barbara Ferry
    ISBN 978-953-51-0908-2
    418 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 23666 times.
    Among the components of the limbic system, the amygdala is a fascinating structure that is involved in the processes of liking and disliking and in the ways our emotions drive our actions and affect the strength of our memories. Combined with new co ...
  • Advances in the Preclinical Study of Ischemic Stroke
    Advances in the Preclinical Study of Ischemic Stroke
    Editor Maurizio Balestrino
    ISBN 978-953-51-0290-8
    544 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 33410 times.
    This book reports innovations in the preclinical study of stroke, including - novel tools and findings in animal models of stroke, - novel biochemical mechanisms through which ischemic damage may be both generated and limited, - novel pathways to ne ...
  • Brain Injury - Functional Aspects, Rehabilitation and Prevention
    Brain Injury - Functional Aspects, Rehabilitation and Prevention
    Editor Amit Agrawal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0121-5
    236 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32333 times.
    The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blo ...
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Editor Julio César García Rodríguez
    ISBN 978-953-307-983-7
    248 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31267 times.
    Despite significant technological advances in recent years, their impact on our overall health and social, well-being is not always clear to see. Perhaps, one of the best examples of this can be highlighted by the fact that mortality rates as a resul ...
  • Visual Cortex - Current Status and Perspectives
    Visual Cortex - Current Status and Perspectives
    Editor Stephane Molotchnikoff and Jean Rouat
    ISBN 978-953-51-0760-6
    424 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22942 times.
    The neurosciences have experienced tremendous and wonderful progress in many areas, and the spectrum encompassing the neurosciences is expansive. Suffice it to mention a few classical fields: electrophysiology, genetics, physics, computer sciences, a ...
  • Neuroscience
    Neuroscience
    Editor Thomas Heinbockel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0617-3
    148 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21074 times.
    If one asks what neuroscience is, the answer can be found in this book. Neuroscience embraces not only anatomical and physiological studies but also cell biology, computer science, and biochemistry. Equally important for neuroscientific research are ...
  • Dyslexia - A Comprehensive and International Approach
    Dyslexia - A Comprehensive and International Approach
    Editor Taeko N. Wydell and Liory Fern-Pollak
    ISBN 978-953-51-0517-6
    198 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 20404 times.
    This book brings together dyslexia research from different perspectives and from different parts of the world, with the aim of providing a valuable source of information to medical professionals specializing in paediatrics, audiology, psychiatry and ...
  • When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain
    When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain
    Editor Theo Mantamadiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0111-6
    250 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21262 times.
    In this book we have experts writing on various neuroscience topics ranging from mental illness, syndromes, compulsive disorders, brain cancer and advances in therapies and imaging techniques. Although diverse, the topics provide an overview of an ar ...
  • Advances in Clinical Neurophysiology
    Advances in Clinical Neurophysiology
    Editor Ihsan M. Ajeena
    ISBN 978-953-51-0806-1
    202 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14524 times.
    Including some of the newest advances in the field of neurophysiology, this book can be considered as one of the treasures that interested scientists would like to collect. It discusses many disciplines of clinical neurophysiology that are, currently ...
  • Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment
    Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment
    Editor Jose D. Carrillo-Ruiz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0395-0
    200 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 18255 times.
    "Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment" is a book that invites to the reader to make an update in this important and well-defined area involved in the Neuroscience world. The book pays attention in some aspects of the electrical therapy and also in the ...
  • Basal Ganglia - An Integrative View
    Basal Ganglia - An Integrative View
    Editor Fernando A. Barrios and Clemens Bauer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0918-1
    124 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12234 times.
    The function of the Basal Ganglia is a subject of increasing prominence, not only among neuroanatomists, neurobiologists, cognitive-scientists and psychiatrists, but also among clinical ergonomists, rehabilitation, internal medicine and public healt ...
  • Can't Sleep? Issues of Being an Insomniac
    Can't Sleep? Issues of Being an Insomniac
    Editor Saddichha Sahoo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0261-8
    120 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14742 times.
    The word insomnia originates from the Latin "in" (no) and "somnus" (sleep). It is a disorder characterized by an inability to sleep or a complete lack of sleep. Various studies have noted insomnia to be quite a common condition, with symptoms present ...
  • Neuroendocrinology and Behavior
    Neuroendocrinology and Behavior
    Editor Tomiki Sumiyoshi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0740-8
    176 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11219 times.
    Understanding of the neuroendocrine system provides an insight into a wide range of bodily and mental processes. Neuroendocrinology and Behavior brings its readers a concise guide to up-to-date knowledge on the function of the endocrine glands and or ...