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Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Erik De Schutter (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This book offers an introduction to current methods in computational modeling in neuroscience, and describes realistic modeling methods at levels of complexity ranging from molecular interactions to ... More

Cortex and MindUnifying Cognition

Cortex and Mind: Unifying Cognition

Joaquín M. Fuster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195300840
eISBN:
9780199863655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300840.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book explores whether the mental order corresponds to the order of structures, events, and processes in one part of the neural order, namely, the cerebral cortex. For clarity and simplicity, ... More

Cortex CerebriPerformance, Structural and Functional Organisation of the Cortex

Cortex Cerebri: Performance, Structural and Functional Organisation of the Cortex

O. D. Creutzfeldt

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523246
eISBN:
9780191724510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523246.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The cortex continues to be the subject of intense scientific curiosity, as it has been for the past thirty years. It is the most highly developed part of the brain, yet the youngest in evolutionary ... More

The Cortical Neuron

The Cortical Neuron

Michael J. Gutnick and Istvan Mody (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195083309
eISBN:
9780199847464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083309.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Looking beyond the classical “wiring-diagram” description of the organization of cortical cells into circuits, this book focuses on dynamic aspects of cerebral cortical physiology, both at the ... More

Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Roger Traub, MD and Miles Whittington, PhD

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This book reviews a number of clinical neuropsychiatric conditions in which brain oscillations play an essential role. It discusses how the intrinsic properties of neurons, and the interactions ... 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

Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Gordon M. Shepherd MD, DPhil

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

For modern scientists, history often starts with last week's journals and is regarded as largely a quaint interest compared with the advances of today. However, this book makes the case that, ... More

The CRF SignalUncovering an Information Molecule

The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book discusses just how diverse a peptide corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) is, as demonstrated by its presence in various tissues in the body, including the skin, the placenta, and various ... More

Current Methods in Muscle PhysiologyAdvantages, Problems and Limitations

Current Methods in Muscle Physiology: Advantages, Problems and Limitations

Haruo Sugi (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523970
eISBN:
9780191724480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523970.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Despite extensive physiological, biochemical, and structural studies, the mechanisms of muscle contraction operating in living muscle fibres are still not clearly understood. This book aims to ... More

Dendrites

Dendrites

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites form the major receiving part of neurons. It is within these highly complex, branching structures that the real work of the nervous system takes place. The dendrites of neurons receive ... More

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