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Handbook of Brain Microcircuits, 1st ed.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2011 - Spring


edited by Gordon Shepherd, M.D., D.Phil., professor of neurobiology; and Sten Grillner, M.D. (Oxford University Press) This handbook covers over 40 regions of the vertebrate and invertebrate nervous system to provide a guide to key circuits within the neurosciences. Each chapter is organized around wiring diagrams of the key circuits. The book includes a comprehensive presentation of a new concept of brain microcircuits as the major organizing principle of the nervous system.