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Published: 23 March 2006

672 Pages | 253 halftones & line illus.; 153 color illus.

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195104233

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Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya

  • -Encycolpedic original investigation with extensive illustrations of the detailed cortical and subcortical connectional anatomy of the monkey brain using modern techniques
  • -Comprehensive analysis and synthesis of the origins, trajectory and terminations of association, commisural, projection, and striatal fiber tracts in the cerebral white matter
  • -Functional relevance of the white matter tracts for behavioral neuroscience discussed throughout the text
  • -Direct clinical relevance illustrated through orignial case descriptions of patients with focal and diffuse white matter diseases
  • -A timely work that provides new insights into the fiber tracts of the cerebral white matter that is applicable to contemporary neuroimaging studies in humans
  • -Includes primary research into seminal historical accounts of white matter fiber tracts

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