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The Nervous System in Action

The Nervous System In Action by Michael D. Mann, Ph.D. is a textbook on nervous system physiology. Available here is the web accessible version of of this textbook. An Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version is also supplied for better printing. You will need Acrobat Reader to see and print it. The textbook consists of the following: Preface (1) Neurophysiology, An Overview (2) Human Behavior (3) 1. Diffusion and Transport (4) 2. Control Systems and Homeostasis (5) 3a. Properties of Excitable Membranes: The Membrane Potential (6) 3b. Properties of Excitable Membranes: The Spike (7) 4a. Receptor Properties: Receptor Potentials and Coding (8) 4b. Sensory Receptors II (9) 5. Somesthesia--Peripheral Mechanisms (0) 6. Somesthesia--Central Mechanisms (a) 7. Vision (b) 8. Audition (c) 9. The Vestibular System (d) 10.Gustatory and Olfactory Senses (e) 11. Muscle Receptors (f) 12. Peripheral Nerves (g) 13. Synapses (h) 14. Muscle Contraction (i) 15. Reflexes (j) 16. Initiation and Control of Movement (k) 17. Activities Involving the Cerebral Hemispheres (l) 18. The Clinical Implications of Neurophysiological Concepts (m) 19. Learning and Memory Appendix: Common abbreviations (n) Glossary (o) Index (p)

URL: http://www.unmc.edu/physiology/Mann/

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Keywords

neurophysiology, textbook, freely accessible textbook, nervous system

Abbreviation

Nervous System in Action

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Book

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human

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Resource

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Anonymous

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12:00am January 24, 2012

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