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ALS caregiver quality of life and psychological implications

Peggy Z. Shipley.

in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Development of the Nervous System. 6981 words.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) impacts greatly not only those who have the disease, but also family caregivers who provide the majority of care for their loved ones throughout the ALS...

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Edited by Francesco Pagnini and Zachary Simmons.

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Development of the Nervous System. 300 pages.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Understanding and optimizing quality of life and psychological well-being presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the enhancement of...

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Annelid Vision

Cynthia M. Harley and Mark K. Asplen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System; Sensory and Motor Systems; Invertebrate Neurobiology. 10095 words.

Annelid worms are simultaneously an interesting and difficult model system for understanding the evolution of animal vision. On the one hand, a wide variety of photoreceptor cells and eye...

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Antennal Lobe of the Honeybee

Randolf Menzel and Jürgen Rybak.

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

August 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 2315 words.

In the honeybee chemoreceptors of the antenna converge in approximately 160 glomeruli in the antennal lobe (AL) and feed a network of local interneurons and projection neurons. The latter...

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Barrel Cortex

Karel Svoboda, Bryan M. Hooks and Gordon M. G. Shepherd.

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

August 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 2655 words.

Rodents actively move their whiskers to gather tactile information about their environment. The array of whiskers on the snout is somatotopically mapped onto an array of cortical columns in...

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The Basic Vertebrate Plan

Larry W. Swanson.

in Brain Architecture

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 7617 words.

Vertebrates have a basic body plan (bauplan) that includes a notochord, a central nervous system dorsal to the notochord, and a digestive system with a series of pharyngeal arches for...

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The Behavioral State System

Larry W. Swanson.

in Brain Architecture

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 5228 words.

The sleep-wake cycle is the primary organizer of behavior in all but the simplest animals, and there are well-defined stages of sleep and different levels of arousal during wakefulness. The...

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Brain and Behavior

Larry W. Swanson.

in Brain Architecture

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 4754 words.

The first part of the book deals with the nervous system's basic divisions, which are especially important for describing location or position in the same sense as geographical information....

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Brain Architecture

Larry W. Swanson.

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 352 pages.

This resource discusses how the brain works with regards to how it generates our thoughts and feelings, directs our voluntary interactions with the environment, and coordinates all of the...

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Bulbar dysfunction in ALS: Psychological implications

Jashelle Caga and Matthew C. Kiernan.

in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Development of the Nervous System. 5602 words.

Bulbar dysfunction typically manifests as speech and swallowing impairment in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Timely assessment of changes in speech and swallowing is imperative, given...

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