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The Aesthetic BrainHow We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

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 ... More

Brain and Visual PerceptionThe Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

DAVID H. HUBEL and TORSTEN N. WIESEL

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Scientists' understanding of two central problems in neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy has been greatly influenced by the work of David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel: What is it to see? This ... More

Broca's Region

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

Corticospinal Function and Voluntary Movement

Corticospinal Function and Voluntary Movement

Robert Porter and Roger Lemon

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523758
eISBN:
9780191724404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523758.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book presents a comprehensive account of the regions of the brain that control the performance of skilled voluntary movements, especially the accurate and precise control of the use of the ... More

Dendrites

Dendrites

Greg Stuart, Nelson Spruston, and Michael Häusser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745273
eISBN:
9780191819735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745273.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites are complex neuronal structures that receive and integrate synaptic input from other nerve cells. They therefore play a critical role in brain function. Although dendrites were discovered ... More

Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease

Excitatory Amino Acid Transmission in Health and Disease

Robert Balazs, Richard J. Bridges, and Carl W. Cotman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195150025
eISBN:
9780199865079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150025.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book provides a comprehensive, easy-to-read survey of excitatory amino acids and synaptic transmission. It begins with descriptions of the structure, function, and pharmacology of both the ... More

Filling-InFrom Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Luiz Pessoa and Peter De Weerd (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

A well-known example of filling-in involves the blind spot, a region in the back of the eye that is devoid of photoreceptors. The term blind spot is somewhat of a misnomer, because the corresponding ... More

Galvani’s SparkThe Story of the Nerve Impulse

Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Alan McComas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The nerve impulse is the basis of all human thoughts and emotions, and of all sensations and movements. As such, it has been the subject of scientific enquiry for more than two centuries, beginning ... More

Handbook of Cannabis

Handbook of Cannabis

Roger Pertwee (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book provides a multifaceted account of cannabis, a plant that is used widely both recreationally and as a medicine, as it has been over many centuries. Thus, it presents a brief account of the ... More

The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Alain Berthoz, Werner Graf, and P. P. Vidal (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The head carries most of the sensory systems that enable us to function effectively in our three-dimensional habitat. Without adequate head movement control, efficient spatial orientation and motor ... More

In the Theater of ConsciousnessThe Workspace of the Mind

In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind

Bernard J. Baars

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195102659
eISBN:
9780199864126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102659.001.1
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The study of conscious experience has seen remarkable strides in the last ten years, reflecting important technological breakthroughs and the enormous efforts of researchers. Although still embroiled ... More

Infant Vision

Infant Vision

François Vital-Durand, Janette Atkinson, and Oliver J. Braddick (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book provides an overview by international authorities, spanning the disciplines of neuroscience, psychology, ophthalmology, optometry, and paediatrics, of normal and pathological infant visual ... More

The Intelligent Movement MachineAn Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

The Intelligent Movement Machine: An Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

Michael Graziano

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326703
eISBN:
9780199864867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book offers a fundamental new theory of motor cortex organization: the rendering of the movement repertoire onto the cortex. The action repertoire of an animal is highly dimensional, whereas the ... More

Living machinesA handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Tony J. Prescott, Nathan Lepora, and Paul F.M.J Verschure (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

Biomimetics is the development of novel technologies through the distillation of ideas from the study of biological systems. Biohybrids are formed through the combination of at least one biological ... More

Locomotor TrainingPrinciples and Practice

Locomotor Training: Principles and Practice

Susan Harkema, PhD, Andrea Behrman, PhD, PT, and Hugues Barbeau, PhD

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195342086
eISBN:
9780199897063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342086.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

Locomotor training is an emerging rehabilitation intervention for recovery of function after neurologic injury or disease and the physiological basis and scientific evidence supporting its use is ... More

The Mismatch NegativityA Window to the Brain

The Mismatch Negativity: A Window to the Brain

Risto Näätänen, Teija Kujala, and Gregory Light

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198705079
eISBN:
9780191874192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705079.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book introduces the electrophysiological change-detection response of the brain called the mismatch negativity (MMN). MMN is elicited by any discriminable change in some repetitive aspect of ... More

Motor ControlTheories, Experiments, and Applications

Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Frederic Danion, PhD and Mark Latash, PhD

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Motor control has established itself as an area of scientific research characterized by a multi-disciplinary approach. Scientists working in the area of control of voluntary movements come from ... More

Multisensory Control of Movement

Multisensory Control of Movement

Alain Berthoz (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Truly international, this extensive text combines the efforts of eight laboratories from seven countries in investigating the study of problems of manipulation, orienting, and navigating in humans ... More

The Neural Basis of Reading

The Neural Basis of Reading

Piers Cornelissen, Peter Hansen, Morten Kringelbach, and Ken Pugh (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195300369
eISBN:
9780199863747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300369.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Reading is a unique human skill, and modern societies rely extensively on literacy skills. Reading disability can therefore have a profound personal, economic, and social impact. However, the ... More

Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Carlos Belmonte and Fernando Cervero (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This is a comprehensive review of all aspects of nociceptor function, including the structure of nociceptor endings, their neurochemistry, and evolutionary considerations. It deals with the ... More

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