ERIC Number: ED340602
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System.
Carey, Joseph, Ed.
This booklet describes only a glimpse of what is known about the nervous system, brain disorders, and the exciting avenues of research that promise new therapies for many of the most devastating neurological and psychiatric diseases. The neuron, brain development, sensation and perception, learning and memory, movement, advances and challenges in diseases such as Parkinson's disease, major depression, and stroke, new diagnostic methods, and potential therapies are topics of discussion. (KR)
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Diseases, High Schools, Human Body, Medical Research, Neurological Impairments, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Perceptual Development, Resource Materials
Society for Neuroscience, 11 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.