Frank Amthor Neuroscience For Dummies

ISBN 13: 9781118086865

Neuroscience For Dummies

3.97 avg rating
( 164 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781118086865: Neuroscience For Dummies
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Get on the fast track to understanding neuroscience

Research into the human brain has exploded in recent years, and neuroscience has become a major program at many universities and a required course for a wide range of studies. Neuroscience For Dummies tracks to an introductory neuroscience class, giving you an understanding of the brain′s structure and function, as well as a look into the relationship between memory, learning, emotions, and the brain. Providing insight into the biology of mental illness and a glimpse at future treatments and applications of neuroscience, Neuroscience For Dummies is a fascinating read for students and general interest readers alike.

The brain holds the secrets to our personalities, our use of language, our love of music, and our memories. Neuroscience For Dummies looks at how this complex structure works, according to the most recent scientific discoveries, illustrated by helpful diagrams and engaging anecdotes.

  • Helpful diagrams and engaging anecdotes enhance material
  • The latest scientific discoveries are sprinkled throughout
  • Tracks to a typical introductory neuroscience class

From how the brain works to how you feel emotions, Neuroscience For Dummies offers a comprehensive overview of the fascinating study of the human brain.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Neuroscience For Dummies

From the Back Cover:

Get on the fast track to understanding neuroscience

The brain holds the secrets to how your body operates, your personality, your use of language, and your memories. Using the most recent scientific discoveries, Neuroscience For Dummies looks at how your brain and nervous system function and includes helpful diagrams and engaging anecdotes. Investigating how your senses work, how you move, and how you think and feel, this friendly book is your straight–forward guide to the most complicated structure known in the universe.

  • Understand the essentials get acquainted with the central and peripheral nervous systems and investigate how neurons process and communicate signals

  • Get a feel for your senses discover how your brain processes the five senses and explore how these senses are sometimes impaired

  • Make sense of movement learn how your brain regulates involuntary, reflexive, and conscious movements

  • Delve into intelligence, emotions, and consciousness consider the nature of intelligence, how your brain processes emotion, and whether consciousness can be measured

  • Look into lobes see how the brain′s structure enables it to perform countless functions simultaneously

  • Learn about learning look at what goes on in your brain as it learns and remembers, and examine learning and memory disorders

  • Probe plasticity grasp how your brain develops and modifies its circuits to adapt to changes

Open the book and find:

  • How your gender affects brain function

  • Why some people are more sensitive to pain than others

  • The secret behind optical illusions

  • What happens in your brain as you sleep

  • What constitutes intelligence and its different levels

  • How you can improve your learning

  • Organic causes of mental illnesses

  • Promising treatments for the future

Learn to:

  • Understand the brain′s structure and function

  • Get a handle on how the brain impacts memory, learning, and emotions

  • Grasp the applications of neuroscience

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Amthor, Frank
Published by For Dummies (2011)
ISBN 10: 1118086864 ISBN 13: 9781118086865
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1118086864

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
39.40
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Amthor, Frank
Published by For Dummies
ISBN 10: 1118086864 ISBN 13: 9781118086865
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1118086864 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0563277

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
47.29
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.82
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Frank Amthor
Published by For Dummies (2011)
ISBN 10: 1118086864 ISBN 13: 9781118086865
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX1118086864

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
50.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.05
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Frank Amthor
Published by For Dummies (2011)
ISBN 10: 1118086864 ISBN 13: 9781118086865
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB011T80LM8

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
62.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Frank Amthor
Published by For Dummies (2011)
ISBN 10: 1118086864 ISBN 13: 9781118086865
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB00IJ0DBAO

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
62.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds