Publisher: Wikipedia 2014
The human brain has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but has a more developed cortex than any other. Despite being protected by the thick bones of the skull, suspended in cerebrospinal fluid, and isolated from the bloodstream by the blood–brain barrier, the human brain is susceptible to damage and disease.
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by Matthew Hogan, Bruce Altevogt - National Academies Press
The workshop 'From Molecules to Minds' was organized so that representatives of all corners of the neuroscience world could provide updates on the latest advances in the field, and then discuss how they related to the concept of Grand Challenges.
by Lesley J. Rogers (ed.) - MDPI AG
Research on asymmetry in a broad range of species, including humans, is presented in the chapters of this book. The authors discuss behavioural lateralization, asymmetries in sensory receptors and neural organisation and the role of genes ...
by Ahmet Mesrur Halefoglu (ed.) - InTech
During the recent years, there have been major breakthroughs in MRI due to developments in scanner technology. The advanced neuroimaging techniques have enabled us to achieve invaluable insights into tissue microstructure and brain connectivity.
by David H. Hubel - W. H. Freeman
Hubel, a Nobel Prize winner, begins by explaining the structure and function of the retina and visual areas of the brain, then proceeds to more complex phenomena, such as how the brain and eyes together produce stereoscopic and color vision.