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Neurophysiology and neuropsychology

  • The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume Oneby Katerina Dorovini-Zis

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    Located at the interface between blood and the brain, the blood-brain barrier is a dynamic permeability barrier formed by a continuous layer of specialized endothelial cells endowed with important permeability, transport, and regulatory functions that both protect the internal milieu of the brain and allow essential nutrients to be transported into... more...

  • The Constitution of Phenomenal Consciousnessby Steven M. Miller

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    Philosophers have largely abandoned the claim that the special sciences will ultimately reduce to microphysics in favour of the view that the special sciences trade in functional explanations. However, a careful examination of scientific practice reveals that the explanatory strategy of the special sciences is neither reductionist nor functionalist,... more...

  • The Neurovascular Unit and the Role of Astrocytes in the Regulation of Vascular Toneby Jessica A. Filosa

    Biota Publishing 2015; US$ 32.00

    Optimal cerebral blood flow is coordinated by functional hyperemia and cerebral autoregulation. These processes ensure that the metabolic demands of the brain are met at all times. Both in vivo and in vitro studies support a role for astrocytes in the regulation of cerebral blood flow. In this we review the cellular mechanisms contributing to astrocyte-mediated... more...

  • Strategie und Technik der Werbungby Werner Kroeber-Riel; Hermann Diller; Richard Köhler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 38.16

    Die Werbelandschaft ist voll austauschbarer, langweiliger und blutleerer Werbung, die keinen Beitrag zur Markenaktualisierung und Markenprofilierung leistet. Es klafft eine Professionalitätslücke bei der Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Werbung. Bauchgefühl ist durch fundiertes Werbewissen zu ersetzen. Die Werbung ist an die sich ständig verschärfenden... more...

  • Handbook of Olfaction and Gustationby Richard L. Doty

    Wiley 2015; US$ 349.95

    The largest collection of basic, clinical, and applied knowledge on the chemical senses ever compiled in one volume, the third edition of  Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation  encompass recent developments in all fields of chemosensory science, particularly the most recent advances in neurobiology, neuroscience, molecular biology, and modern... more...

  • The Prefrontal Cortexby Joaquin Fuster

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    The Prefrontal Cortex, Fifth Edition, provides users with a thoroughly updated version of this comprehensive work that has historically served as the classic reference on this part of the brain. The book offers a unifying, interdisciplinary perspective that is lacking in other volumes written about the frontal lobes, and is, once again, written... more...

  • Cyclic Nucleotide Signalingby Xiaodong Cheng

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Showcasing the recent progresses of the field, Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling covers the major tools and methodologies used in various areas of research. The majority of the chapters are protocol oriented, with the goal of providing clear directions for laboratory use. Students and investigators new to the field will find this book particularly informative,... more...

  • Developmental Cognitive Neuroscienceby Mark H. Johnson; Michelle de Haan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 114.95

    Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 4th Edition , is a revised and updated edition of the landmark text focusing on the development of brain and behaviour during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Offers a comprehensive introduction to all issues relating to the nature of brain-behaviour relationships and development New or greatly... more...

  • Sleep Paralysis: Historical, Psychological, and Medical Perspectivesby Brian Sharpless; Karl Doghramji

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    Humans throughout history have described a peculiar state between wakefulness and sleep during which they are consciously aware of their surroundings, but physically paralyzed. Sleep paralysis is also commonly accompanied by high levels of fear, feelings of suffocation, and hallucinations (i.e., waking dreams). Early interpretations of this event were... more...

  • Amino Acids in Higher Plantsby J. P. F. D'Mello

    CABI 2015; US$ 290.00

    Amino acids play a role in the defence mechanisms and stress responses of plants, as well as in food quality and safety for humans and animals. Recent advances in the field make a comprehensive overview of the information a necessity; this book collates chapters on plant enzymes and metabolism, modulation, molecular aspects and secondary products.... more...