Journals Higher Education



22 September 2010

536 Pages | 99

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195389883

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Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

First Edition

Edited by Gordon Shepherd, MD, DPhil and Sten Grillner, MD

  • Comprehensive presentation of a new concept of brain microcircuits
  • Brief chapters summarizing basic organizing principles of brain regions
  • Summary diagrams synthesizing canonical circuits of different brain regions
  • Over 40 regions covered for the first time, enabling comparisons of principles across both vertebrates and invertebrates
  • Special emphasis on concepts of cortical microcircuits by many different authors

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