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Editors: Owen B. Williams and Garet I. Wilson
Book Description:
This book presents and discusses topical data in the field of brain research. Topics discussed herein include nonpharmacological inhibition of cerebral dopaminergic activity; neuropsychology of the sense of agency; glucocorticoid-mediated regulation of tight junctions in brain vascular endothelium; the hierarchial organization and cerebral lateralization of hand control and its relationship to language; and a unique cause of traumatic brain injury and all neuro-musculo-skeletal injuries. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

1. Nonpharmacological Inhibition of Cerebral Dopaminergic Activity May be an Option for Medication-Resistant Hallucinations;pp. 1-15
(Nikolai A. Shevchuk,Biotest LLC,Novosibirsk,Russia)

2. Neuropsychology of the Sense of Agency: Theoretical and Empirical Contributions;pp. 17-33
(Michela Balconi,Catholic University of Milan,Italy)

3. Glucocorticoid-Mediated Regulation of Tight Junctions in Brain Vascular Endothelium;pp. 35-49
(Malgorzata Burek and Carola Y. Förster,University Hospital Wurzburg,Germany)

4. The Hierarchical Organization and Cerebral Lateralization of Hand Control and its Relationship to Language: Current Status and Future Directions;pp. 51-56
(A.M. Keane,University of Bolton,England)

5. Two Faced Members of the Family: The Synucleins;pp. 57-69
(Andrei Surguchov,VA Medical Center Kansas City,MO.,USA)

6. Epilepsy: Stereotypes, Stigma and Psychosocial Consequences;pp. 71-83
(Jane McCagh,Liverpool Hope University,Hope Park,UK)

7. A Unique Cause of Traumatic Brain Injury and All Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Injuries;pp. 85-97
(Vladimir G. Ivancevic,Land Operations Division,Defence Science and Technology Organisation,Edinburgh,South Australia)

8. Neuropsychological Sequelae of Essential Tremor: A Differential Comparison with Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease;pp. 99-107
(Samuel T. Gontkovsky, Katrina Alexander and William W. Beatty,Center for Neuroscience and Neurological Recovery,Methodist Rehabilitation Center,Jackson,MI,USA and others)

9. Evolutionary Origins of Brain Disorders in Homo Sapiens Sapiens;pp. 109-135
(Patricia A. Helvenston and Robert G. Bednarik,IFRAO,Caulfield South,Australia)

10. Delirium in Neurological Patients;pp. 137-143
(J. Ramírez-Bermúdez, L.C. Aguilar, P. León, I. Pérez-Neri,
R. Colin-Piana and Camilo Rios,National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery,Mexico City)

11. Neuroinflammation in the Pathogenesis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Converging Evidence for Systemic and Central Nervous System Immune Interaction;pp. 145-175
(Meghan C. Mott, Rafael Fernandez-Botran and Manuel F. Casanova,University of Louisville School of Medicine,KY,USA)

12. Cognitive Interventions to Improve Prefrontal Functions;pp. 177-195
(Yoshiyuki Tachibana, Yuko Akitsuki and Ryuta Kawashima,Tohoku University,Sendai,Japan))

13. Alterations in N-Methyl-D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Function and Potential Involvement in Anesthetic-Induced Neurodegeneration;pp. 197-214
(Cheng Wang, Xuan Zhang, Fang Liu, Merle G. Paule and William Slikker Jr.Nat'l Center for Toxicological Research,U.S.Food and Drug Adminstration,Jefferson,AT,USA)

14. Hallmarks of Apoptotic-Like Cell Death in Response to Hypoxic Injury in Various Developmental Models Are Closely Related to Brain Immaturity;pp. 215-232
(Jean-Luc Daval and Christiane Charriaut-Marlangue,Universite de Lorraine,Faculte de Medecine,Nancy,France and others)

15. Adolescent Brain Development, Behavior, Premorbid Psychosis and Risk for Schizophrenia: A Review of Structural and Functional MRI Studies;pp. 233-250
(Ozgur Oner, Haluk Ozbay and Kerim M. Munir,Ankara Diskapi Children's Hosital,Turkey and others)

16. The Association of Visuospatial Memory and Working Memory with Adolescent Onset Schizophrenia;pp. 251-268
(Alasdair Vance,Dept. of Paediatrics,University of Melbourne,Australia and others)

17. Common Questions and Answers to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery;pp. 269-295
(Fernando Seijo, Marco Alvarez-Vega, Beatriz Lozano, Fernando Fernández-González, Elena Santamarta and Antonio Saíz,Neurosurgery Dept.,Hospital Universitario Central deAsturias,Oviedo,Spain and others)

18. The Use of Neural Stem Cells in Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats;pp. 297-308
(Shu-Yuan Yang and Hui Liu,Tianjin Medical University,General Hospital,People's Republic of China)

19. Laboratory Memory Tasks and Autobiographical Recollection: Cognitive and Neurofunctional Evidence for Differential Forms of Episodic Memory;pp. 309-335
(Martina Piefke,University of Bielefeld,Germany)

20. Brain Electric Source Imaging by an Iterative Correlation Matrix Based Multiple Signal Classification Approach;pp. 337-357
(Dezhong Yao,Key Laboratory for NeuroInformation of Ministry of Education,University of Electronic Science and Technology of China,Chengdu,PR)

Index

   Series:
      Neuroscience Research Progress
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012- October
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - M) 382pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-713-1
   Status: AV
  
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