For more than 40 years, Principles of Neural Science has helped readers understand the link between the human brain and behavior. As the renowned text has shown, all behavior is an expression of neural activity and the future of both clinical neurology and psychiatry is dependent on the progress of neural science. Fully updated, this sixth edition of the landmark reference reflects the latest research, clinical perspectives, and advances in the field. It offers an unparalleled perspective on the the current state and future of neural science.
This new edition features:
Unmatched coverage of how the nerves, brain, and mind function
NEW chapters on:
– The Computational Bases of Neural Circuits that Mediate Behavior
– Brain-Machine Interfaces
– Decision-Making and Consciousness
NEW section on the neuroscientific principles underlying the disorders of the nervous system
Expanded coverage of the different forms of human memory
Highly detailed chapters on stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis
2,200 images, including 300 new color illustrations, diagrams, radiology studies, and PET scans
Principles of Neural Science, Sixth Edition benefits from a cohesive organization, beginning with an insightful overview of the interrelationships between the brain, nervous system, genes, and behavior.