Close
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter

Medical Neuroscience

View as
Sort by
Display per page

Four Questions on Visual Self-recognition

Whether we like to admit it or not, most of us care about our own appearance: we spend some of each day in front of mirrors, invest our hard-earned money on grooming ourselves for both business and pleasure, and are increasingly prone to taking ‘selfies’. The basis of such behaviours is self-recognition, the process of identifying ...
£47.99

Frontiers in Neuroethics

Neuroethics is a recent field of study with an increasingly widening scope. More than any other, such a discipline could act as a central aggregator for the new knowledge on human beings that is emerging from contemporary neuroscience and its very relevant ethical, social and legal implications.This volume provides an updated overv...
£41.99

Minding Dolls

This book explores the symbolic relationship between the self and the object. Specifically, in terms of “my objectified being”, in which the original physical nature of the “thing” includes its being alive, but loses this phenomenological quality in a sense as one’s “own” personal meaning comes to imbue it. Here, the “thing” is a l...
£58.99

Looking for the Ancient Greeks

This book is a response to Antonio Damasio’s Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain. Damasio, a prominent neuroscientist, begins by explaining what the latest discoveries in the neurosciences tell us about human psychology. He rejects the two prominent models of human psychology since the Western Enlightenment, the ...
£61.99

The Neurolinguistic Approach (NLA) for Learning and Teaching Foreign Languages

Since its inception in Canada in 1998 as a method for teaching French as a second language in a school setting, the Neurolinguistic Approach to second-language acquisition (NLA) has expanded to several countries and is now also applied to teaching adults. Based on research in the neurosciences, psychology, and sociology, the NLA fo...
£61.99

An Integrated Approach to Neuroscience

This text provides detailed information about the salient topics typically covered in a traditional introductory neuroscience course, offering a basic overview of brain anatomy and physiology, from molecules to the mind, in a concise, readable format, without a substantial amount of peripheral information. This allows the reader to...
£58.99

On Theory

This book provides value to anyone interested in theory—for understanding why it exists, why it exists in the form it does, what it is (and what it is not), how to do it and when and where, and the responsibilities it entails. It is useful for those studying theory (or the philosophy of science), for those writing theory, for those...
£61.99

The Dark Side of Neuro-Intervention

Neuro-intervention is widely believed to be one of medicine’s most exciting specialties, given that it is growing, dynamic and often rewarding in countless ways to both practitioners and patients. However, it can be a source of misfortune to recipients and its providers alike, in more ways than many of us realize or care to admit. ...
£64.99

A Pessimistic Guide to Anti-aging Research

This book provides the reader with a broad overview of the biology of aging, and offers a critical analysis of past, present and possible future anti-aging interventions. It begins by evaluating the state of research on aging and anti-aging interventions on the basis of scientific merit and underlying biology, before discussing the...
£58.99

Procedural Manual of Neurosonology

Written by several stroke neurosonology experts in Asia, this volume brings together the diverse experiences and skills of a number of leading practitioners in the field. In addition to detailing the ‘science’ behind various neurosonological evaluations, it documents the ‘art’ of performing these tests and provides representative c...
£58.99

Eco-Neurobiology, and How the Environment Shapes Our Brains

Eco-neurobiology is a field of neuroscience that investigates how environmental factors impact the brain through development and aging. This book takes the reader on a journey through the most recent findings in this field, covering how non-genetic factors influence our brain and may contribute to the development of disorders, as well as the everyday function of our minds. The things we eat, the stressfulness of our lives, and traumatic events all have effects on our brains that we are just beginning to understand.
£58.99