Leeds University Library

BMSC2118
Module Reading List

Neurobiology, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Philippa Garner
P.E.Garner@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Key Texts

The following textbooks may often contain a specific chapter on a particular lecture topic – you are not required to read all of them, but you may find that a particular textbook “style” suits you better than another. There are specific Neuroanatomy textbooks which may provide more detail on structure rather than function.

The first section contains textbooks suitable for level 2 lectures, with more advanced/detailed information available in the textbooks in the second section.

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Section 1 – background for level 2 lectures

BEAR, M.F., CONNORS, B.W. & PARADISO, M.A. (2006) Neuroscience : exploring the brain 3rd edition. Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE CHAPTER 7

CROSSMAN, A.R. & Neary, D (2005) Neuroanatomy : An Illustrated Colour Text 3rd edition, Churchill Livingstone

PURVES, D., AUGUSTINE, G.J., FITZPATRICK, D., HALL, W.C., LaMANTIA, A.S., McNAMARA, J.O. & WHITE, L.E. (2012) Neuroscience 5 th edition, Sinauer Associates, New York

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Section 2 – more advanced reading for level 2 lectures

CARPENTER, R. H.S (2003) Neurophysiology . 4th Edition. London, Arnold. 

FELDMAN, R.S. et al (1997)  Principles of neuropsychopharmacology ..  Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates

KANDEL, E.R., SCHWARTZ, J.H. & JESSELL, T.M. (2006) Principles of neural science 5th edition. New York ; London: McGraw-Hill

PURVES, D., BRANNON, E.M., CABEZA, R., HUETTEL, S.A., LaBAR, K.S., PLATT, M.L. & WOLDORFF, M.G. (2008) Principles of cognitive neuroscience Sinauer Associates, New York

SQUIRE, L.R. et al (2008) Fundamental neuroscience 3rd edition. London : Academic

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Section 3 - study skills advice 

COTTRELL, S. & MORRIS, N.P. (2012) Study skills connected : using technology to support your studies . Palgrave McMillan.

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Online Course Readings

Bear, Mark F., (2006) Appendix: An illustrated guide to neuroanatomy . FROM: Bear, Mark F., Neuroscience : exploring the brain, 3rd ed. pp.202-252. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

This list was last updated on 06/08/2013