Conversations with Neil's Brain|
The Neural Nature of Thought & Language
Copyright ©1994 by William H. Calvin and George A. Ojemann.
You may download this for personal reading but may not redistribute or archive without permission (exception: teachers should feel free to print out a chapter and photocopy it for students).
William H. Calvin, Ph.D., is a neurophysiologist on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington.
George A. Ojemann, M.D., is a neurosurgeon and neurophysiologist on the faculty of the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington.
1 A Window to the Brain 1
There is a Dutch edition and a
INSTRUCTORS: The Personality of the Lowly Neuron may be a useful quick intro to cellular-level neuro for your students. If you need glossary links from your own web page "handouts," you can make use of the glossary items in THE CEREBRAL CODE, e.g., to gloss postsynaptic, use
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Conversations with Neil's Brain: |
The Neural Nature of Thought and Language (Addison-Wesley, 1994), co-authored with my neurosurgeon colleague, George Ojemann. It's a tour of the human cerebral cortex, conducted from the operating room, and has been on the New Scientist bestseller list of science books. It is suitable for biology and cognitive neuroscience supplementary reading lists. ISBN 0-201-48337-8.
|AVAILABILITY widespread (softcover, US$12).|
The Calvin 1996 twins:
How Brains Think
(Science Masters), a Book of the Month Club Selection,
The Cerebral Code
are now in US bookstores.
The background MIDI is SATIE, Gymnopedie (Pierre R. Schwob).