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Foundations of Neuroscience

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Casey Henley, Michigan State University

Copyright Year: 2021

ISBN 13: 9781626101098

Publisher: Michigan State University

Language: English

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Reviewed by George Vidal, Assistant Professor, James Madison University on 10/21/21

I am so pleased to see an excellent, clear, concise, and consistent open textbook on basic neuroscience concepts and facts. I wish I had been made aware of this book earlier! It is difficult to provide a truly comprehensive overview of all of... read more

Reviewed by Elizabeth Hayden, Assistant Professor, Bridgewater State University on 6/12/21

The book is comprehensive with regard to neuronal structure, function, communication, nervous system organization, as well as sensory and motor systems. However, the text does not address neurological disorders, mental illness and treatments. read more

Table of Contents

  • I. Neuron Structure & Function
  • II. Neuronal Communication
  • III. Nervous System Organization
  • IV. Sensory Systems
  • V. Motor System
  • VI. Behavior

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  • About the Book

    Foundations of Neuroscience is aimed at undergraduate students new to the field of neuroscience. The first edition specifically targets students enrolled in Neurobiology at Michigan State University and primarily contains topics covered in that course.

    About the Contributors


    Casey Henley, Michigan State University