About the book
As the title "Neurophysiology" implies, this book will focus on the physiology of individual neurons but also neural circuits and specific brain regions. Neurophysiology has benefitted from the development of electrophysiological and optical stimulation and recording techniques to advance our understanding of the nervous system. Neuroscientists have long applied these physiological techniques to stimulate particular brain areas or even single neurons and, thereby, reliably manipulated neurons or neural circuits and predicted the response.
This book will illustrate neurophysiology in all its dimensions, from historical perspectives to technological advances, as well as the use of neurophysiological tools in health and disease, in various animal models and organisms. Targeted at students and researchers in biological, engineering, medical, and related disciplines, this book will provide an overview of the current work that is being done in this exciting field and will highlight any gaps and areas of neurophysiology that would benefit from further exploration.