Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 March 2017

504 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190237493

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Medical Neurobiology

Second Edition

Peggy Mason, PhD

  • Written in an accessible and narrative tone;
  • Uses metaphors and clinical examples to help the reader absorb the fundamentals of neurobiology; and
  • Highly illustrated with over 300 figures and tables for full comprehension of topics covered.

New to this Edition:

  • New sections on cerebral palsy, brain cancer, traumatic brain injury, neurodegenerative diseases, aphasia, and Kallmann syndrome;
  • Incorporates easy to understand visual guides to brain development, eye movements, pupillary light reflex, pathways involved in Horner's syndrome; and
  • Presents real-life dilemmas faced by clinicians are discussed from both the medical point of view and the patient's perspective; and
  • Additional reading lists are provided at the end of each chapter that include first-hand accounts of neurological cases and scientific discoveries (e.g. HM).

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