Description - Neurons and Networks by John E. Dowling
When first published, "Neurons and Networks" filled the need for an introductory neuroscience text that is accessible, authoritative, logically organized, and concise. Avoiding the encyclopedic coverage that makes most neuroscience texts overwhelming, "Neurons and Networks" focused instead on building the solid foundation of understanding and knowledge required for further study. This edition retains the features that made the first edition so attractive: consistent emphasis on results and concepts that have stood the test of time; abundant high-quality illustrations; exceptionally clear explanations of technical terms. Completely revised and enlarged with six new chapters, the second edition is an introduction not just to neurobiology, but to all of behavioral neuroscience.
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(235mm x 203mm x 41mm)
The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - John E. Dowling
John E. Dowling is Gordon and Llura Gund Professor of Neurosciences at Harvard University, and Professor of Ophthalmology (Neuroscience) at Harvard Medical School. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, The American Philosophical Society, and The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he also has won The Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research, the Paul Kayser International Eye Research Award of the International Society for Eye Research, and the Glenn A. Fry Medal in Physiological Optics.