Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3540296786
  • ISBN-13: 9783540296782
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 4456 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Contains numerous entries, including in-depth essays by experts, and short keynotes explaining essential terms and phrases. Covers the full range of modern neuroscience, from molecular neurobiology to brain architecture and from neurogenetics to neurophilospophy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface.
Editor-in-Chief.
Conceptual Editor.
Section Editors.
Contributors.
1: 3 Splice.
2: 5 Untranslated Region (5 UTR).
3: 14-3-3.
4: 2074v Alpha1-Beta1 and Alpha6-Beta1-Integrin.
5: A1-A7 Cell Groups (Noradrenergic Cell Groups).
6: A8-A17 Cell Groups (Dopaminergic Cell Groups).
7: Abducens Nucleus.
8: Aδ-, C-Fibers.
9: Abducens Internuclear Neuron.
10: Abducens Nerve (VI).
11: Absence Epilepsy.
12: Absolute Temperature.
13: Absolute Threshold.
14: Absolute Threshold in Acoustics.
15: Absorption (Sound Absorption).
16: Abstinence Syndrome.
17: Abstract Entity.
18: Abundance of Degrees of Freed.
19: Abventricular Division.
20: ACC.
21: Acceleration.
22: Accessory Nerve (XI).
23: Accessory Nucleus of Oculomotor Nerve.
24: Accessory Neuromast.
25: Accessory Olfactory Bulb.
26: Accessory Olfactory System.
27: Accessory Optic System.
28: Accessory Subunits of Ion Channels.
29: Accommodation of the Lens.
30: Accommodation–Vergence Interactions.
31: Accumbens Nucleus.
32: Accuracy Versus Speed Rule.
33: Acetylcholine (ACh).
34: Acetylcholinesterase.
35: AchR.
36: Achromatopsia.
37: Acid-Sensing Ion Channels.
38: Acinopterygians.
39: Acoustic Neurinoma.
40: Acoustic Striae.
41: Acoustics.
42: Acquisition in Classical Conditioning.
43: Across-Neuron (also: Across-Fiber) Pattern Code.
44: Actin.
45: Actin-associating Protein Kinase (Akt).
46: Actinopterygians.
47: Action, Action-Theory.
48: Action Potential.
49: Action Potential Propagation.
50: Action Representation.
51: Action Tremor.
52: Activation Gating.
53: Activation Studies.
54: Activational Hormonal Effects.
55: Active Avoidance Learning.
56: Active Electrolocation.
57: Active Touch.
58: Active Vision.
59: Active Zone.
60: Activity Phase.
61: Activity-dependent Synaptic Competition.
62: Activity-dependent Synaptic Modification.
63: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
64: Activity-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity.
65: Activity-dependent Synaptic Rearrangement.
66: Actogram.
67: Actualism.
68: Actuator.
69: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis.
70: Acute Sensory Neuronopathy Syndrome.
71: Adaptation of Saccadic Eye Movement.
72: Adaptation of Sensory Receptors.
73: Adaptation of Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex.
74: Adaptation of Visual Perception.
75: Adaptive Behavior.
76: Adaptive Control.
77: Adaptive Controller.
78: Adaptive Immune Responses.
79: Adaptive Multi-Layer Systems.
80: Adaptor Protein.
81: Addiction.
82: ADEM (Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis).
83: Adenosine.
84: Adenylate Cyclase.
85: Adequate Stimulus.
86: Adjuvant Analgesics.
87: Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison's Disease).
88: Adrenaline or Epinephrine.
89: Adrenergic Fiber.
90: Adrenoceptors.
91: Adult Neurogenesis.
92: Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome (ASPS).
93: Aerotaxis.
94: Aetiology.
95: A-Fibers of Dorsal Root of the Spinal Nerve.
96: Affective Dimension.
97: Afferent.
98: AFP.
99: Afterdepolarization.
100: Aftereffect in Circadian Rhythm.
101: Aftereffect Measurement.
102: Afterhyperpolarization (AHP).
103: Ageing.
104: Ageing of Autonomic/Enteric Function.
105: Agency.
106: Agent Causation.
107: Age-related Macular Degeneration.
108: Ageusia.
109: Aggression.
110: Aging of Tactile Sense.
111: Agmatine or AGB.
112: Agnathan(s).
113: Agnosia.
114: Agnosia of Form or Object.
115: Agonist (Pharmacological).
116: Agouti-related Peptide.
117: Agraphia.
118: Agrin.
119: AIDS.
120: Akinesia.
121: Akinetopsia.
122: Alar Plate.
123: Alertness Level.
124: Alginate.
125: Allele.
126: Allocentric Cues.
127: Allocentric Reference Frame.
128: Allocortex.
129: Allodynia.
130: Allodynia, Hyperalgesia.
131: Allografting.
132: Allometric.
133: Allometry.
134: Allophone.
135: Allosteric Enzyme.
136: Allosteric Protein.
137: Allothetic Information.
138: Alpha (Activity Phase) in Circadian Cycle.
139: Alpha Rhythm.
140: Alpha-internexin.
141: Alpha-motoneuron.
142: Alpha-synuclein: From Neurological Disorders to Molecular Pathways.
143: ALS.
144: Alternative Splicing.
145: Alternative Splicing and Glial Maturation.
146: Altricial.
147: Altruistic Behavior.
148: Alveus of Hippocampus.
149: Alzheimer's Disease (AD).
150: Alzheimer's Disease – Oxidative Injury and Cytokines.
151: Amacrine Cell.
152: Ambiens Gyrus.
153: Amiculum of Olive.
154: 4-Aminopyridine.
155: Amnesia.
156: Amnesic Aphasia.
157: Amniote Egg.
158: Amniotes.
159: Amorphosynthesis.
160: AMPA.
161: AMPA Receptors.
162: Amperometry.
163: Amphisbenid (Type).
164: Amplitude Spectrum.
165: Ampulla.
166: Ampullar Receptors.
167: Ampullary Organs.
168: Amygdala.
169: Amygdaloid Body.
170: Amygdalospinal Fibers.
171: Amyloid Plaques.
172: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
173: Analgesia.
174: Analogous (Phylogenetic).
175: Analytical Functionalism.
176: Analytical Mechanics.
177: Anandamide.
178: Anapsida.
179: Anatomical Coordinate System.
180: Anatomy.
181: Anatomy and Function in the Respiratory Network.
182: Anencephaly.
183: Angular Gyrus.
184: Angular Momentum.
185: Angular Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex (aVOR).
186: Animal Communication.
187: Animal Model.
188: Animat.
189: Anisocoria.
190: Anisotropic.
191: Anisotropy.
192: Ankle Strategy.