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Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain

Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Daniel Romer and Elaine F. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Recent advances in our understanding of the human brain suggest that adolescence is a unique period of development during which both environmental and genetic influences can leave a lasting ... More

The Aesthetic Brain

The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee, MD

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811809
eISBN:
9780199369546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811809.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art. Using neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, Chatterjee shows how beauty, ... More

The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology

The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology

C.U.M. Smith, Eugenio Frixione, Stanley Finger, and William Clower

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199766499
eISBN:
9780199950263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766499.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book examines the history of Western attempts to explain how messages might be sent from the sense organs to the brain and from the brain to the muscles. It focuses on a construct called animal ... More

Appetite

Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Charles R. Legg and David Booth (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This is the first book to deal with both the psychological and neurobiological mechanisms in appetites for drugs, food, sex, and gambling, and considers whether there are common factors between them. ... More

Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

What is attention? How does it go wrong? Do attention deficits arise from genes or from the environment? Can we cure it with drugs or training? Are there disorders of attention other than deficit ... More

The Axon

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

The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat

The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This book contains a wide range of information of huge complexity on rat behavior. The book has three objectives. The first objective is to present an introduction of rat behavior. In choosing the ... More

Beyond Neurotransmission

Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Paul Katz (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are many modes of communication that neurons use to transmit information besides what has come to be called neurotransmission. Many of these other types of communication can be classified as ... More

Bioelectromagnetism

Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields

Jaakko Malmivuo and Robert Plonsey

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195058239
eISBN:
9780199847839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058239.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This book looks at the application of engineering science and technology to biological cells and tissues that are electrically conducting and excitable. It describes the theory and a wide range of ... More

Biology of Aggression

Biology of Aggression

Randy J. Nelson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168761
eISBN:
9780199865444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The primary goal of this book is to summarize and synthesize recent advances in the biological study of aggression. Other than maternal aggression, most aggressive encounters among human and ... More

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