Reading directives for

Introduction to Neurobiology

by Heinrich Reichert: (Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart 1992)

1 = Important; 2 = Partly important; 3 = For orientation;

1.

Nervous Systems: Introduction and Comparative Overview

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2.

Cellular Neurobiology: Signal Generation

 
 

The Neuron : a Cell Like Any Other?

1

 

Potential Differences across the Cell Membrane

1

 

Neurons Generate and Conduct Electric Signals

1

 

Action Potentials Allow a Rapid and Reliable Transfer ...

1

3.

Cellular Neurobiology: Synaptic Transmission

 
 

Direct Signal Transmission Occurs at Electrical Synapses

2

 

The Presynaptic Terminal of a Chemical Synapse Converts ...

2

 

Transmembrane Proteins Control Postsynaptic Signal Generation..

3

 

Postsynaptic Potentials

1

4.

Sensory Systems

 
 

Information Is Acquired by Receptor Cells

2

 

Information Processing Begins in the Sense Organs

1

 

Central Processing of Sensory Information

1

 

The Vertebrate Visual System Exemplifies the Organizational ...

1

 

Photoreceptor cells - Retinal interneurons

2

5.

Motor systems

 
 

Neuromuscular Control

1

 

Reflexes Are the Elementary Units of Motor Action

2

 

Neuronal Programs for Episodic Motor Activity

2

 

Neuronal Oscillators Produce Rhythmic Motor Activity

1

 

Motor Control Is Hierarchically Organized

1

6.

Systems integration

 
 

Sensory-motor Integration

1

 

Autonomic Integration

2

 

Neuroendocrine Integration

2

 

Neural Specializations for Complex System Performance

1

7.

Development

 
 

Neurogenesis: Neurons Are Born and Acquire an Identity

3

 

Axogenesis: How axons Reach Their Targets

2

 

Synaptogenesis: Neuronal Connectivity is Determined

2

8.

Maintenance and Repair

 
 

The Process of Neuronal Homeostasis

3

 

Regeneration

3

9.

Processes Dependent on Experience

 
 

Plasticity

1

 

Learning Processes

1