Using Neuroscience in Trauma Therapy: Creative and Compassionate Counseling 1st Edition (2016) (PDF) Julie A. Uhernik

  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 188 File Type: PDF File Size: 1.04 MB Authors/ Editiors: Julie A. Uhernik Description: Using Neuroscience in Trauma Therapy provides a basic overview of structure and function of the brain and nervous system, with special emphasis on changes that occur when the brain is exposed to trauma. The book presents a unique and integrative approach that blends soma and psyche beyond the purview of traditional talk therapy and introduces a variety of trauma-informed approaches for promoting resilience. Each chapter includes case studies, examples, and practical...

The Student’s Guide to Social Neuroscience 2nd Edition (2012) (PDF) Jamie Ward

  Basic Information: Year: 2012 Page Number: 352 File Type: PDF File Size: 17.81 MB Authors/ Editiors: Jamie Ward Description: Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy, prejudice, and love are now being explored and unraveled by the methods of neuroscience. Many researchers believe that evolutionary expansion of the primate and human brain was driven by the need to deal with social complexity, not only to understand and...

The Cognitive Neurosciences 5th Edition (2015) (PDF) Michael S. Gazzaniga

  Basic Information: Year: 2015 Page Number: 1128 File Type: PDF File Size: 35.24 MB Authors/ Editiors: Michael S. Gazzaniga Description: Each edition of this classic reference has proved to be a benchmark in the developing field of cognitive neuroscience. The fifth edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences continues to chart new directions in the study of the biological underpinnings of complex cognition―the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the nervous system and the psychological reality of the mind. It offers entirely new material, reflecting recent advances in the field. Many of...

Psychiatry and Neuroscience Update – Vol 2: A Translational Approach (2017) (PDF) Pascual Ángel Gargiulo

  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 549 File Type: PDF File Size: 12.02 MB Authors/ Editiors: Pascual Ángel Gargiulo Description: The aim of this unique book is to provide an overview of recent advances bridging the gap between psychiatry and neuroscience, allowing a fruitful dialogue between both sciences. The emerging interactions and mutual contributions between neuroscience and psychiatry are here recognized. This book is designed to identify the borders, trends and implications in both fields today. Comprehensive and developed by a renowned group of experts from both fields, the book is divided...

Psychiatry and Neuroscience Update: Bridging the Divide (2015) (PDF) Pascual Ángel Gargiulo

  Basic Information: Year: 2015 Page Number: 434 File Type: PDF File Size: 10.35 MB Authors/ Editiors: Pascual Ángel Gargiulo Description: The intention of this unique title is to bridge the gap between psychiatry and neuroscience, allowing a fruitful dialogue between both sciences. Recognizing that psychiatry has received important contributions from the basic neurosciences and that the basic neurosciences have received inspiration and objectives from the open problems of psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neuroscience: Bridging the Divide is designed to identify the borders, trends and implications in both fields today. Comprehensive and developed...

Optogenetics: From Neuronal Function to Mapping and Disease Biology (2017) (PDF) Krishnarao Appasani

  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 502 File Type: PDF File Size: 10.38 MB Authors/ Editiors: Krishnarao Appasani Description: Discovered little more than a decade ago, optogenetics - a revolutionary technique combining genetic and optical methods to observe and control the function of neurons - is now a widely used research tool. Optogenetics-driven research has led to insights into Parkinson's disease and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. With contributions from leaders and innovators from both academia and industry, this volume explores the discovery and application of optogenetics, from the basic science...

Obesity and Brain Function (2017) (PDF) Liliana Letra

  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 248 File Type: PDF File Size: 4.81 MB Authors/ Editiors: Liliana Letra Description: This compendium provides a wide view covering everything from molecular mechanisms and risk factors for neurological disorders to the effects of bariatric surgery on brain function and functional neuroimaging applied to obesity research. The impact of obesity on brain function and the development of neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory disorders has been understudied, despite the recent proliferation of obesity research. Among the topics covered are adipose biology, the adipose tissue - gut - brain...

Neuroscience: Exploring the brain 4th Edition (2016) (PDF) Mark F. Bear

  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 1008 File Type: PDF File Size: 47.34 MB Authors/ Editiors: Mark F. Bear Description: Acclaimed for its clear, friendly style, excellent illustrations, leading author team, and compelling theme of exploration, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 4e takes a fresh, contemporary approach to the study of neuroscience, emphasizing the biological basis of behavior. The authors’ passion for the dynamic field of neuroscience is evident on every page, engaging students and helping them master the material. In just a few years, the field of neuroscience has been transformed by...

Neuromonitoring Techniques: Quick Guide for Clinicians and Residents 1st Edition (2018) (PDF) Hemanshu Prabhakar

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 370 File Type: PDF File Size: 12.49 MB Authors/ Editiors: Hemanshu Prabhakar Description: Neuromonitoring Techniques: Quick Guide for Clinicians and Residents provides a quick and easy guide to understanding various neuromonitoring equipment. Chapters include intracranial pressure monitoring, EEG-based monitors, evoked potentials and transcranial doppler. This book is written for trainees, clinicians and researchers in the fields of neurosurgery, neurocritical care, neuroradiology, neuroanesthesia and neurology. As specialized neuromonitoring is now routinely done in neurosurgical cases, it provides an important resource for neurologists, neurophysiologists, anesthesiologists and residents...

Neuroexistentialism: Meaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience (2018) (PDF) Gregg Caruso

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 392 File Type: PDF File Size: 22.44 MB Authors/ Editiors: Gregg Caruso Description: Existentialisms arise when the foundations of being, such as meaning, morals, and purpose come under assault. In the first-wave of existentialism, writings typified by Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky, and Nietzsche concerned the increasingly apparent inability of religion, and religious tradition, to support a foundation of being. Second-wave existentialism, personified philosophically by Sartre, Camus, and de Beauvoir, developed in response to similar realizations about the overly optimistic Enlightenment vision of reason and the common good. The...
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