Book 2008

Novel Trends in Brain Science

Brain Imaging, Learning and Memory, Stress and Fear, and Pain


ISBN: 978-4-431-73241-9 (Print) 978-4-431-73242-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IX

  2. Main Focus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Brain Imaging

      1. Chapter

        Pages 5-24

        Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neuroimaging

      2. Chapter

        Pages 25-35

        Overview of MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Spatially Normalized FDG-PET for Diffuse Axonal Injury Patients with Cognitive Impairments

      3. Chapter

        Pages 37-62

        Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Cognitive Brain Research

      4. Chapter

        Pages 63-76

        Spectral Analysis of fMRI Signal and Noise

      5. Chapter

        Pages 77-93

        Magnetoencephalography: Basic Theory and Estimation Techniques of Working Brain Activity

  3. Related Topics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

    2. Learning and Memory

      1. Chapter

        Pages 99-113

        Interactions Between Chewing and Brain Activity in Humans

      2. Chapter

        Pages 115-129

        Involvement of Dysfunctional Mastication in Cognitive System Deficits in the Mouse

      3. Chapter

        Pages 131-148

        Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Short-Term and Long-Term Memory from Molluscan Systems

      4. Chapter

        Pages 149-164

        Role of the Noradrenergic System in Synaptic Plasticity in the Hippocampus

      Stress and Fear

      1. Chapter

        Pages 167-182

        Involvement of the Amygdala in Two Different Forms of the Inhibitory Avoidance Task

      2. Chapter

        Pages 183-200

        Bruxism and Stress Relief


      1. Chapter

        Pages 203-224

        Muscular Pain Mechanisms: Brief Review with Special Consideration of Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness

      2. Chapter

        Pages 225-232

        ASIC3 and Muscle Pain

      3. Chapter

        Pages 233-252

        Tail Region of the Primary Somatosensory Cortex and Its Relation to Pain Function

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 253-254