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Title The brain and the nervous system / edited by Kara Rogers.

Imprint New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub., in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  612.8 R632    Check Shelf
Edition 1st ed.
Description 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The human body
Human body (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-274) and index.
Contents The central nervous system -- The peripheral and autonomic nervous systems -- Functions of the human nervous system -- The nervous system in motion -- Perception, sensation, and neuroplasticity -- Neurobiological disorders of development and behavior -- Neurological and neurodegenerative disorders affecting the brain -- Other diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Summary The sheer volume of information that the brain must process and respond to at every second of each day renders it one of the most remarkable systems of the human body. With illuminating diagrams and careful detail, this volume covers the amazing intricacies of this vital system as well as the effects of disease and damage.
Subject Nervous system -- Popular works.
Brain -- Popular works.
Brain. (OCoLC)fst00837570
Nervous system. (OCoLC)fst01036080
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Subject Brain.
Nervous system.
Added Author Rogers, Kara.
ISBN 9781615301362 (library binding)
1615301364 (library binding)
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