Neuroscience in the 21st Century: From Basic to Clinical by Donald W. Pfaff

By Donald W. Pfaff

Edited and authored through a wealth of overseas specialists in neuroscience and comparable disciplines, this key new source goals to supply scientific scholars and graduate researchers around the globe a accomplished creation and review of recent neuroscience.

Neuroscience examine is bound to end up a necessary aspect in struggling with psychological sickness in its numerous incarnations, a strategic battleground sooner or later of drugs, because the occurrence of psychological problems is changing into larger understood every year. thousands of hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe are stricken by psychological, behavioral, neurological and substance use issues. the realm future health association envisioned in 2002 that 154 million humans globally be afflicted by melancholy and 25 million humans from schizophrenia; ninety one million individuals are tormented by alcohol use problems and 15 million via drug use issues. a newer WHO file exhibits that fifty million humans be afflicted by epilepsy and 24 million from Alzheimer’s and different dementias.

Because neuroscience takes the etiology of disease—the advanced interaction among organic, mental, and sociocultural factors—as its item of inquiry, it truly is more and more precious in realizing an array of health conditions. a contemporary document by means of the USA’ medical professional normal cites numerous such illnesses: schizophrenia, bipolar ailment, early-onset melancholy, autism, realization deficit/ hyperactivity sickness, anorexia nervosa, and panic ailment, between many others. not just is that this quantity a boon to these wishing to appreciate the way forward for neuroscience, it additionally goals to motivate the initiation of neuroscience courses in constructing international locations, that includes because it does an appendix jam-packed with suggestion on tips on how to strengthen such courses. With extensive insurance of either uncomplicated technological know-how and medical matters, comprising round a hundred and fifty chapters from a range of overseas authors and together with complementary video elements, Neuroscience within the 21st Century in its moment variation serves as a finished source to scholars and researchers alike.

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L. F. Sun 131 Abuse of Performance-Enhancing Drugs . . . . . . . . . . 3751 Tom Hildebrandt 132 Food Addiction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3771 Serge H. Ahmed, Nicole M. Avena, Kent C. Berridge, Ashley N. Gearhardt, and Karine Guillem Contents Part XXI xxxv Degenerative Diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3797 133 Motor Neuron Disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis . . . . 3799 Nigel Leigh, Jemeen Sreedharan, and Lokesh Wijesekera 134 Parkinson’s Disease .

4115 Contributors Ralph Adolphs Division of Humanities and Social Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA Will Agnew-Svoboda Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA Serge H. Ahmed Institut des Maladies Neurodégénératives, CNRS-UMR 529, University Bordeaux-Segalen Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Bordeaux, France Igor Allaman Laboratory of Neuroenergetics and Cellular Dynamics, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland Jack Antel Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada Roberto Araya Department of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada Arthur P.

3049 Samuel A. Neymotin, AnnMary Mathew, Cliff C. Kerr, and William W. Lytton 104 Computational Neuroscience: Hippocampus . . . . . . . . 3081 Michael E. Hasselmo and James R. Hinman 105 Models of the Cortico-cerebellar System M. Negrello and E. De Schutter . . . . . . . . . . 3097 Contents xxxiii 106 Gaseous Signaling in the Central Nervous System . . . . . . 3121 Karthik Raju and Harry Ischiropoulos 107 Statistical Models of Spike Train Data . . . . . . . . .

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