Neuroscience for Dummies

Neuroscience for Dummies

Book - 2016
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In just a few years, the field of neuroscience has been transformed by exciting new technologies and an explosion of knowledge about the brain.  The new edition will be fully updated to reflect these and other rapid advances in the field, while honoring its commitment to be student-friendly with new illustrations and an array of online resources.

Neuroscience For Dummies, 2nd Edition offering 20-25% new and updated contentwill track an introductory neuroscience class, offering readers an understanding of the brain's structure and function, as well as a look into the relationship between memory, learning, emotions, and the brain. Providing insight into the biology of mental illness and a glimpse at future treatments and applications of neuroscience, Neuroscience For Dummies, 2nd Edition will be a fascinating read for students and general interest readers alike. Updates will include:

  • New content on genetics and epigenetics
  • Increased coverage of hippocampus: Where memory begins to be stored in brain
  • Expanded coverage on depression
  • Latest research and advances in our understanding of the mind-body connection, learning, and diseases as dementia, depression, and PTSD

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ :, John Wiley & Sons,, 2016
Edition: 2nd edition
ISBN: 9781119224891
Characteristics: xiv, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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