Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 October 2018

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190686093

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The Brain's Supercharger

Bernard Zalc and Florence Rosier

  • 425 million years ago, myelin marked a radical turning point in evolution
  • The brain's supercharger, myelin accelerates nerve impulses and enables reflexes and motor movement
  • The first-ever book that looks at myelin's role in primate evolution
  • Myelin research explores multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Charcot-Marie-Tooth peripheral neuropathies, and other genetic diseases of myelin.

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