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The science of mind /

by Klivington, Kenneth A.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1989Edition: 1st MIT Press ed.Description: 239 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.ISBN: 0262111411.Subject(s): Brain | Neurophysiology | Neuropsychology | Brain -- Physiology -- Popular Works | Mental Processes -- Physiology -- Popular works | Neuropsychology
Partial contents:
Brain landscapes of consciousness, language, and dementia / David H. Ingvar -- The brain and evolution / Yves Coppens -- Lemurs, ancestors of our ancestors / Veronica Barre and Jean-Jacques Petter -- Cricket love behavior and the cricket brain / Franz Huber -- The brain and the medical traditions of the Eastern world / Jean-Claude de Tymowski -- Hemispheric dominance in Japan and the West / Tadanobu Tsunoda -- Sex differences in human brain organization / Doreen Kimura -- The biological clock / Alberto Oliverio -- Sleep and dreaming / Allan Hobson -- Alterations in brain function during weightlessness / Laurence R. Young -- Understanding and treating anxiety / W. Haefely, J.G. Richards, and H. Mohler.
Senile dementia and the acetylcholine connection / J.M. Palacios -- Toxins as keys to brain communication / James W. Patrick -- The neural basis of olfaction / Eric Barrington Keverne -- There is more to the smell of pigs than meets the nose / W.D. Booth -- Hearing : a collaboration of brain and ears / Nelson Yuan-shen Kiang -- Brain and motor control / Emilio Bizzi -- The roles of the cerebellum and basal ganglia in motor control / Masao Ito -- Cell death in the developing nervous system / Max Cowan -- The chemical language of interneuronal communication / Floyd Bloom -- Hormones of the brain / Roger Guillemin -- "Morphines" of the brain / Lars Terenius -- Brain implants / Anders Bjorklund -- The brain : a self-organizing learning system / Wolf Singer.
Paradoxes of depression / Pierre Pichot -- Is the brain involved in the elaboration of immune responses? / Kathleen Biziere and Gerard Renoux -- The interpretive brain / Michael S. Gazzaniga -- Electrical sings of lateral dominance in the human brain / Richard Jung -- Developmental dyslexia / Albert M. Galaburda -- A drug for dyslexia / C.K. Conners -- Computers and brains / Tomaso Poggio -- Brains and computers / Valentino Braitenberg.
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Brain landscapes of consciousness, language, and dementia / David H. Ingvar -- The brain and evolution / Yves Coppens -- Lemurs, ancestors of our ancestors / Veronica Barre and Jean-Jacques Petter -- Cricket love behavior and the cricket brain / Franz Huber -- The brain and the medical traditions of the Eastern world / Jean-Claude de Tymowski -- Hemispheric dominance in Japan and the West / Tadanobu Tsunoda -- Sex differences in human brain organization / Doreen Kimura -- The biological clock / Alberto Oliverio -- Sleep and dreaming / Allan Hobson -- Alterations in brain function during weightlessness / Laurence R. Young -- Understanding and treating anxiety / W. Haefely, J.G. Richards, and H. Mohler.

Senile dementia and the acetylcholine connection / J.M. Palacios -- Toxins as keys to brain communication / James W. Patrick -- The neural basis of olfaction / Eric Barrington Keverne -- There is more to the smell of pigs than meets the nose / W.D. Booth -- Hearing : a collaboration of brain and ears / Nelson Yuan-shen Kiang -- Brain and motor control / Emilio Bizzi -- The roles of the cerebellum and basal ganglia in motor control / Masao Ito -- Cell death in the developing nervous system / Max Cowan -- The chemical language of interneuronal communication / Floyd Bloom -- Hormones of the brain / Roger Guillemin -- "Morphines" of the brain / Lars Terenius -- Brain implants / Anders Bjorklund -- The brain : a self-organizing learning system / Wolf Singer.

Paradoxes of depression / Pierre Pichot -- Is the brain involved in the elaboration of immune responses? / Kathleen Biziere and Gerard Renoux -- The interpretive brain / Michael S. Gazzaniga -- Electrical sings of lateral dominance in the human brain / Richard Jung -- Developmental dyslexia / Albert M. Galaburda -- A drug for dyslexia / C.K. Conners -- Computers and brains / Tomaso Poggio -- Brains and computers / Valentino Braitenberg.

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