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The Resource The human brain book : an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders, Rita Carter, Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker ; consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman

The human brain book : an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders, Rita Carter, Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker ; consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman

Label
The human brain book : an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders
Title
The human brain book
Title remainder
an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders
Statement of responsibility
Rita Carter, Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker ; consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman
Title variation
DK The human brain book
Creator
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations, "The Human Brain Book" is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual. Includes an interactive DVD
Cataloging source
CGP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Rita
Dewey number
612.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC386.6.B7
LC item number
C368 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aldridge, Susan
  • Page, Martyn
  • Parker, Steve
  • Frith, Christopher D.
  • Frith, Uta
  • Shulman, Melanie B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain mapping
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Neurophysiology
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Human anatomy
Label
The human brain book : an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders, Rita Carter, Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker ; consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD-ROM provides interactive renderings of many of the brain's structures and a slideshow of unique brain scans
  • Includes index
Accompanying material
1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bar code
  • 31223114319396
  • 31223112602660
  • 31223112547840
  • 31223112547824
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
No ordinary organ ; Investigating the brain ; Landmarks in neuroscience ; Scanning the brain ; A journey through the brain -- The brain and the body : Brain function ; Nervous system ; The brain and the nervous system ; Brain size, energy use, and protection ; Evolution -- Brain anatomy : Brain structures ; Brain zones and partitions ; Nuclei of the brain ; The thalamus, hypothalamus and pituitary gland ; The brainstem and cerebellum ; The limbic system ; The cerebral cortex ; Brain cells ; Nerve impulses -- The senses : How we sense the world ; The eye ; The visual cortex ; Visual pathways ; Visual perception ; Seeing ; The ear ; Making sense of sound ; Hearing ; Smell ; Perceiving smell ; Taste ; Touch ; The sixth sense ; Pain signals ; Experiencing pain -- Movement and control : Regulation ; The neuroendocrine system ; Planning a movement ; Executing a movement ; Unconscious action ; Mirror neurons -- Emotions and feelings : The emotional brain ; Conscious emotion ; Desire and reward -- The social brain : Sex, love, and survival ; Expression ; The self and others ; The moral brain -- Language and communication : Gestures and body language ; The origins of language ; The language areas ; A conversation ; Reading and writing -- Memory : The principles of memory ; The memory web ; Laying down a memory ; Recall and recognition ; Unusual memory -- Thinking : Intelligence ; Creativity and humor ; Belief and superstition ; Cognitive illusions -- Consciousness : What is consciousness? ; Locating consciousness ; Attention and consciousness ; Altering consciousness ; Sleep and dreams ; Time ; The self and consciousness -- The individual brain : Nature and nurture ; Influencing the brain ; Personality ; Strange brains -- Development and aging : The developing brain ; The aging brain ; The brain of the future -- Diseases and disorders : The disordered brain ; Directory of disorders -- Glossary
Dimensions
31 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
Revised edition, 2nd edition, expanded and updated.
Extent
264 pages
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9781465416025
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • 871210661
  • (OCoLC)871210661
System details
DVD-ROM minimum system requirements, PC: Windows XP with service pack 2 or Windows Vista ; Intel or AMD processor ; soundcard ; 24-bit color display; screen resolution 1024 x 768
Label
The human brain book : an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders, Rita Carter, Susan Aldridge, Martyn Page, Steve Parker ; consultants, Professor Chris Frith, Professor Uta Frith, and Dr. Melanie Shulman
Publication
Note
  • DVD-ROM provides interactive renderings of many of the brain's structures and a slideshow of unique brain scans
  • Includes index
Accompanying material
1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bar code
  • 31223114319396
  • 31223112602660
  • 31223112547840
  • 31223112547824
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
No ordinary organ ; Investigating the brain ; Landmarks in neuroscience ; Scanning the brain ; A journey through the brain -- The brain and the body : Brain function ; Nervous system ; The brain and the nervous system ; Brain size, energy use, and protection ; Evolution -- Brain anatomy : Brain structures ; Brain zones and partitions ; Nuclei of the brain ; The thalamus, hypothalamus and pituitary gland ; The brainstem and cerebellum ; The limbic system ; The cerebral cortex ; Brain cells ; Nerve impulses -- The senses : How we sense the world ; The eye ; The visual cortex ; Visual pathways ; Visual perception ; Seeing ; The ear ; Making sense of sound ; Hearing ; Smell ; Perceiving smell ; Taste ; Touch ; The sixth sense ; Pain signals ; Experiencing pain -- Movement and control : Regulation ; The neuroendocrine system ; Planning a movement ; Executing a movement ; Unconscious action ; Mirror neurons -- Emotions and feelings : The emotional brain ; Conscious emotion ; Desire and reward -- The social brain : Sex, love, and survival ; Expression ; The self and others ; The moral brain -- Language and communication : Gestures and body language ; The origins of language ; The language areas ; A conversation ; Reading and writing -- Memory : The principles of memory ; The memory web ; Laying down a memory ; Recall and recognition ; Unusual memory -- Thinking : Intelligence ; Creativity and humor ; Belief and superstition ; Cognitive illusions -- Consciousness : What is consciousness? ; Locating consciousness ; Attention and consciousness ; Altering consciousness ; Sleep and dreams ; Time ; The self and consciousness -- The individual brain : Nature and nurture ; Influencing the brain ; Personality ; Strange brains -- Development and aging : The developing brain ; The aging brain ; The brain of the future -- Diseases and disorders : The disordered brain ; Directory of disorders -- Glossary
Dimensions
31 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
Revised edition, 2nd edition, expanded and updated.
Extent
264 pages
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9781465416025
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • 871210661
  • (OCoLC)871210661
System details
DVD-ROM minimum system requirements, PC: Windows XP with service pack 2 or Windows Vista ; Intel or AMD processor ; soundcard ; 24-bit color display; screen resolution 1024 x 768

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