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Receptor-Receptor Interactions in the Central Nervous System

This volume covers methodologies, ranging from the molecular level to the network level, used to study receptor-receptor interactions in heteroreceptor complexes inside the central nervous system. The chapters in this book cover topics such as biochemical binding techniques; receptor autoradiography; superfused synaptosome techniques; RTK-GPCR interaction; fluorescence and bioluminiscence energy transfer ...

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The Adenosine Receptors

This book traces the history of adenosine receptor research from molecular biology to medicinal chemistry to behavior, including their implications in disease and potential strategies as therapeutic targets. It provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the adenosine receptors that includes information on all subtypes – A1, A2A, A2B ...

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Behavioral Pharmacology of Neuropeptides: Oxytocin

This volume collects cutting-edge expert reviews in the oxytocin field and will be of interest to a broad scientific audience ranging from social neuroscience to clinical psychiatry. The role of the neuropeptide oxytocin in social behaviors is one of the earliest and most significant discoveries in social neuroscience. Influential studies ...

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Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography

In the history of brain research, the prospect of visualizing brain processes has continually awakened great expectations. In this study, Cornelius Borck focuses on a recording technique developed by the German physiologist Hans Berger to register electric brain currents; a technique that was expected to allow the brain to write ...

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The Oxford Handbook of Cultural Neuroscience

This Handbook examines disparities in public health by highlighting recent theoretical and methodological advances in cultural neuroscience. It traces the interactions of cultural, biological, and environmental factors that create adverse physical and mental health conditions among populations, and investigates how the policies of cultural and governmental institutions influence such outcomes. ...

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Practical Guide for Clinical Neurophysiologic Testing: EP, LTM, IOM, PSG, and NCS

This book provides advanced content that begins where the Practical Guide for Clinical Neurophysiologic Testing: EEG ends. This advanced guide, more geared to neurology fellows than to electroneurodiagnostic technologists, discusses evoked potentials, including visual, brainstem auditory, and somatosensory EPs. The author covers intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, epilepsy monitoring, long-term bedside EEG ...

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