[Epub] ↠ The Neurology of Consciousness: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropathology Author Steven Laureys – Chainnews.us

The Neurology of Consciousness: Cognitive Neuroscience and NeuropathologyUnderstanding Consciousness Is The Major Unsolved Problem In Biology One Increasingly Important Method Of Studying Consciousness Is To Study Disorders Of Consciousness, E.g Brain Damage And Disease States Leading To Vegetative States, Coma, Minimally Conscious States, Etc Many Of These Studies Are Very Much In The Public Eye Because Of Their Relationship To Controversies About Coma Patients E.g Terry Schiavo Case In The US Recently , And The Relationship To One Of The Major Philosophical, Sociological, Political, And Religious Questions Of Humankind.This Is The First Book To Summarize Our Current Understanding Of The Neuroanatomical And Functional Underpinnings Of Human Consciousness By Emphasizing A Lesional Approach Offered Via The Study Of Neurological Patients The Selected Contributors Are All Outstanding Authors And Undisputed Leaders In Their Field.New Chapters On The Neuroanatomical Basis Of Consciousness, Functional Intrinsic Brain Activity, Anesthesia, As Well As Expanded Coverage Of The Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome Vegetative State And The Minimally Conscious StateThe First Comprehensive, Authoritative Collection To Describe Disorders Of Consciousness And How They Are Used To Study And Understand The Neural Correlates Of Conscious Perception In HumansIncludes Revised And New Chapters From The Top International Researchers In The Field

[Epub] ↠ The Neurology of Consciousness: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropathology Author Steven Laureys – Chainnews.us
  • Hardcover
  • 440 pages
  • The Neurology of Consciousness: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropathology
  • Steven Laureys
  • English
  • 01 September 2017
  • 9780123741684

10 thoughts on “The Neurology of Consciousness: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropathology


  1. says:

    The print size on this ebook was hard on the eyes but it is a fairly detailed look at the neurology of consciousness Covering the anatomical brain areas involved like Dorsal Cuneous, Thalamus, Anterior cingulate, Medial prefrontal cortex and a host of other brain areas and arousal systems that respond to neurotransmitters like Dopamine, Serotonin, GABA, Acetyl Choline, Adrenaline etc Also neuroimaging techniques like Magnetic DTI, fMRI, PET scans, EEG, etc Covers Wakefulness, Sleep, Dreams, Anesthesia Determining Vegetative states and Locked in Syndrome, Seizures, Dissociative disorders, Seizures, Split brain patients, Aphasias, anterograde and retrograde Amnesias, Speech disorders and many phenomena in disturbances of consciousness The Ventral pathways which are the what is it pathway in the brain and the dorsal which is the Where is it pathway Various relations between deep brain structures and their relation to hig...


  2. says:

    Some chapters were for me interesting compared to others, but all together they build up a wonderful book about the different states of consciousness.

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