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Neurons and Networks

An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience, Second Edition

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$100.00 • £80.95 • €90.00

ISBN 9780674004627

Publication Date: 07/30/2001


592 pages

8 x 9-1/4 inches

50 halftones, 241 line illustrations, 8 tables

Belknap Press


[Neurons and Networks] covers the classic material of neurobiology. It has evolved from years of lectures given to undergraduates at Harvard University by the renowned retinal physiologist John Dowling… Overall, this is a sober and scholarly volume that strikes me, with its terse, no-frills style and reliance on the history of ideas, as very Harvard. Although intended as an introduction to basic neurobiology, it is a satisfying book at several levels.—Michael R. Hanley, Nature

[Neurons and Networks] provides an up-to-date introduction to the whole field of neuroscience… It falls into two parts, each consisting of nine chapters: neurons (cellular neuroscience) and networks (integrative neuroscience). Dowling uses the foundations in the cell biology, biophysics and biochemistry of neurons laid in the first part to develop an account of the system properties of networks such as memory, visual processing and motor control.—C. U. M. Smith, The Times Higher Education Supplement

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