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Title The Brain and the Nervous System
Published Chicago : Britannica Educational Pub., 2010
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Description 1 online resource (281 pages)
Series The Human Body
Human body.
Contents BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; CHAPTER 2 THE PERIPHERAL AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEMS; CHAPTER 3 FUNCTIONS OF THE HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM; CHAPTER 4 THE NERVOUS SYSTEM IN MOTION; CHAPTER 5 PERCEPTION, SENSATION, AND NEUROPLASTICITY; CHAPTER 6 NEUROBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS OF DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOUR; CHAPTER 7 NEUROLOGICAL AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS AFFECTING THE BRAIN; CHAPTER 8 OTHER DISEASES OF THE CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS; CONCLUSION; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; BACK COVER
Summary Necessary for everything from reflexes to reading to running, it's no exaggeration to say that the brain and nervous system are responsible for nearly every endeavor of human activity. The sheer volume of information that the brain must process and respond to at every second of each day renders it one of the most remarkable systems of the human body. With illuminating diagrams and careful detail, this volume covers the amazing intricacies of this vital system as well as the effects of disease and damage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brain -- Popular works.
Nervous system -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Rogers, Kara.
Britannica Educational Publishing.
ISBN 1282642960
1615302565
9781282642966
9781615302567
(library binding)