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Bioinspired Devices Emulating Nature's Assembly and Repair Process
ISBN: HB: 9780674967946, Harvard University Press, February 2018
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 colour illus., 2 halftones, 37 tables
Robotic exoskeletons that allow stroke survivors to regain use of their limbs, 3D-printed replacement body parts, and dozens of other innovations still in schematic design are revolutionizing the treatment of debilitating injuries and nervous system...
Governing Behavior How Nerve Cell Dictatorship and Democracies Control Everything We Do
ISBN: HB: 9780674736900, Harvard University Press, March 2016
220 pp., 21x14 cm, 9 colour illus., 21 halftones, 18 line illus.
From simple reflexes to complex choreographies of movement, all animal behavior is governed by a nervous system. But what kind of government is it – a dictatorship or a democracy? Nervous systems consist of circuits of interconnected nerve cells (ne...
Making Space How the Brain Knows Where Things Are
ISBN: HB: 9780674863217, Harvard University Press, November 2014
218 pp., 20.3x17.8 cm, 12 colour illus., 13 halftones, 71 line illus.
Knowing where things are seems effortless. Yet our brains devote tremendous computational power to figuring out the simplest details about spatial relationships. Going to the grocery store or finding our cell phone requires sleuthing and coordination...
Molecular and Cellular Physiology of Neurons Second Edition
ISBN: HB: 9780674599215, Harvard University Press, November 2014
740 pp., 22.8x20.3 cm, 16 colour illus., 229 line illus., 2 tables
"Molecular and Cellular Physiology of Neurons, Second Edition" is a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to essential concepts of cellular neuroscience. Emphasizing experimental approaches and recent discoveries, it provides an in-depth look at the...
Retina An Approachable Part of the Brain (Revised Edition)
ISBN: HB: 9780674061545, Harvard University Press, January 2012
384 pp., 25.1x21.3 cm, 145 halftones, 12 colour illus.
John Dowling's "The Retina", published in 1987, quickly became the most widely recognized introduction to the structure and function of retinal cells. In this Revised Edition, Dowling draws on twenty-five years of new research to produce an interdisc...
Beyond the Zonules of Zinn A Fantastic Journey Through Your Brain
ISBN: PB: 9780674034587, Harvard University Press, March 2010
352 pp., 22.4x14.7 cm, 30 halftones
In his latest book, David Bainbridge combines an otherworldly journey through the central nervous system with an accessible and entertaining account of how the brain's anatomy has often misled anatomists about its function. Bainbridge uses the struct...
Spinal Cord Injury and the Family A New Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780674027152, Harvard University Press, May 2008
360 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 line illus., 1 table
Spinal cord injury, or SCI, is frequently sudden and unexpected – through accident, disease, or violence, patients temporarily lose control of their bodies and, it seems, their lives. With rehabilitation, they can learn to navigate their world once m...
Fundamentals of Brain Development Integrating Nature and Nurture
ISBN: HB: 9780674026742, Harvard University Press, February 2008
440 pp., 24.3x16.3 cm, 50 line illus., 10 halftones, 7 tables
In a remarkable synthesis of the research of the last two decades, a leading developmental neuroscientist provides psychologists with a sophisticated introduction to the brain – the system that underpins the functions that they study. In clear terms...
Cross-sectional Atlas of the Brain
ISBN: HB + DVD: 9780674019232, Harvard University Press, January 2006
240 pp., 27.9x21 cm, atlas contains 92 images (44 axial, 28 coronal and 21 sagittal), the DVD contains 1481 axial images
"Cross-sectional Atlas of the Brain" provides for the first time a set of high-resolution color cross-sections of the human brain (six times higher than that of the only complete data set available to date), each image accompanied by state-of-the-art...
Sensory Hand Neural Mechanisms of Somatic Sensation
ISBN: HB: 9780674019744, Harvard University Press, December 2005
640 pp., 23.5x21 cm, 32 halftones, 121 line illus., 19 tables
The hand is an organ of considerable capability. With it we feel, point, and reach, we determine the texture and shape of objects we palpate, we emit and receive signs of approval, compassion, condolence, and encouragement, and, on a different regist...