Neuroscience for Dummies (Paperback)

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A fascinating look at what's rattling around in your skull

Neuroscience For Dummies introduces you to the mind-boggling study of the human brain. It tracks to the content of a typical introductory neuroscience class at the college level --and it's perfect for anyone curious about what makes us tick. New technologies and an explosion of research have completely transformed our understanding of memory, depression, the mind-body connection, learning, and genetics. This updated edition--still in classic, beginner-friendly Dummies style--covers the latest research advances and technologies in the field of neuroscience. Put some knowledge about the brain into your brain.

  • Grasp the basic concepts and applications of neuroscience
  • Understand the brain's structure and function
  • Explore how the brain impacts memory, learning, and emotions
  • Discover how the brain is connected with other physical systems

For students and general readers alike, Neuroscience For Dummies is a great way to understand what's going on inside our heads.

About the Author

Frank Amthor, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Over the course of 45 years, Dr. Amthor taught the majority of the neuroscience courses offered by the UAB Psychology Department, including perception, cognitive neuroscience, and behavioral neuroscience.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781394171217
ISBN-10: 1394171218
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2023
Pages: 416
Language: English