Encyclopedia of Neuroscience Research (3 Volume Set)


Eileen J. Sampson (Editor)
Donald R. Glevins (Editor)

Series: Neuroscience Research Progress
BISAC: SCI089000

This book presents current research in the field of neuroscience. Topics discussed include noradrenergic actions in prefrontal cortex; prefrontal morphology, neurobiology and clinical manifestations of schizophrenia; prefrontal cholinergic receptors; deep brain stimulation and cortical stimulation methods; deep brain stimulation in adult and pediatric dystonia; cognitive aspects in idiopathic epilepsy; cognitive interventions to improve prefrontal functions; molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of Huntington’s disease and DNA repair and Huntington’s disease.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Prefrontal Cortex: Its Roles in Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease Revealed by PET
(Qing Wang, Kelly A. Newell, Peter T. H. Wong and Ying Lu)

Noradrenergic Actions in Prefrontal Cortex: Relevance to AD/HD
(Amy F. T. Arnsten)

Prefrontal Cortex: Brodmann and Cajal Revisited
(Guy N. Elston and Laurence J. Garey)

Developmental Characteristics in Category Generation Reflects Differential Prefrontal Cortex Maturation
(Julio Cesar Flores Lázaro and Feggy Ostrosky-Solís)

Prefrontal Morphology, Neurobiology and Clinical Manifestations of Schizophrenia
(Tomáš Kašpárek)

Prefrontal Cholinergic Receptors: Their Role in the Pathology of Schizophrenia
(M. Udawela, E. Scarr and B. Dean)

The Interrelationship between Dopamine and Noradrenaline in the Prefrontal Cortex: From Physiology to Therapy
(Ezio Carboni and Anna Rosa Carta)

Participation of the Prefrontal Cortex in the Processing of Sexual and Maternal Incentives
(Marisela Hernández González and Miguel Angel Guevara)

From Conflict to Problem Solution: The Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex in the Learning of Memory-Guided and Context-Adequate Behavioral Strategies for Problem-Solving in Gerbils
(Holger Stark)

The Orbitofrontal Cortex and Emotional Decision-Making: The Neglected Role of Anxiety
(Sabine Windmann and Martina Kirsch)

PEEF: Premotor Ear-Eye Field. A New Vista of Area 8B
(Bon Leopoldo, Marco Lanzilotto and Cristina Lucchetti)

Common Questions and Answers to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
(Fernando Seijo, Beatriz Lozano, Elena Santamarta Functional Neurosurgery Unit, Neurosurgery Department, Hospital Universitario Central deAsturias, Oviedo, Spain, and others)

Deep Brain Stimulation and Cortical Stimulation Methods: A Commentary on Established Applications and Expected Developments
(Damianos E. Sakas, Ioanis G. Panourias, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece)

Cortical stimulation versus deep brain stimulation in neurological and psychiatric disorders. Current state and future prospects
(Damianos E. Sakas, Ioannis G. Panourias)

Invasive cortical stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders
(B. Cioni, A.R. Bentivoglio, C. De Simone, A. Fasano, C. Piano, D. Policicchio, V. Perotti, M. Meglio)

Deep Brain Stimulation in Epilepsy
(Colin Deransart et al., Université Joseph Fourier, France)

Psychosurgery of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A new Indication for Deep Brain Stimulation?
(Bruno Aouizerate et al., Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux, France)

Deep Brain Stimulation in Adult and Pediatric Dystonia
(Laura Cif et al., Montpellier University Hospital, France)

Deep Brain Stimulation Of the Subthalamus: Neuropsychological Effects
(R. Moretti, P. Torre, R. M. Antonello, A.Bava)

Subthalamic High-frequency Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluated by Positron Emission Tomography in a Porcine Parkinson Model
(Mette S. Nielsen, Carsten R. Bjarkam, Flemming Andersen, Paul Cumming, Arne Møller, Jens. C. Sørensen, Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Anatomy, University of Aarhus, Denmark and others)

Current and Future Perspectives on Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Treatment-Resistant Depression
(Bernardo Dell’Osso, Giulia Camuri, Lucio Oldani, Department of Psychiatry, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy)

Cognitive Aspects in Idiopathic Epilepsy
(Sherifa A. Hamed)

Cognitive Impairment in Children with ADHD: Developing a Novel Standardised Single Case Design Approach to Assessing Stimulant Medication Response
(Catherine Mollica, Paul Maruff and Alasdair Vance)

Novel Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease: Potentially Disease Modifying Drugs
(Daniela Galimberti, Chiara Fenoglio and Elio Scarpini)

Cognitive Interventions to Improve Prefrontal Functions
(Yoshiyuki Tachibana, Yuko Akitsuki and Ryuta Kawashima)

Insights from Proteomics into Mild Cognitive Impairment, Likely the Earliest Stage of Alzheimer’s Disease
(Renã A. Sowell and D. Allan Butterfield)

Animal Models for Cerebrovascular Impairment and its Relevance in Vascular Dementia
(Veronica Lifshitz and Dan Frenkel)

The Critical Role of Cognitive Function in the Effective Self-administration of Inhaler Therapy
(S.C. Allen)

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: The 21st Century Intellectual Disability
(Teresa Whitehurst)

Where There are no Tests: A Systematic Approach to Test Adaptation
(Penny Holding, Amina Abubakar and Patricia Kitsao Wekulo)

Paid Personal Assistance for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment Living at Home: Current Concerns and Challenges for the Future
(Claudio Bilotta, Luigi Bergamaschini, Paola Nicolini, and Carlo Vergani)

Neurotoxicity, Autism, and Cognitive Impairment
(Rebecca Cicha, Brett Holfeld and F. R. Ferraro)

Molecular Mechanisms Involved in the Pathogenesis of Huntington Disease
(Claudia Perandones, Martín Radrizzani and Federico Eduardo Micheli)

Huntingtin Interacting Proteins: Involvement in Diverse Molecular Functions, Biological Processes and Pathways
(Nitai P. Bhattacharyya, Moumita Datta, Manisha Banerjee, Srijit Das and Saikat Mukhopadhyay)

DNA Repair and Huntington’s Disease
(Fabio Coppedè)

Putting Together Evidence and Experience: Best Care in Huntington’s Disease
(Zinzi Paola, Jacopini Gioia, Frontali Marina and Bentivoglio, Anna Rita)

Oral Health Care for the Individual with Huntington’s Disease
(Robert Rada)

Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour in Huntington’s Disease
(Tarja-Brita Robins Wahlin)

Making Reproductive Decisions in the Face of a Late-Onset Genetic Disorder, Huntington’s Disease: An Evaluation of Naturalistic Decision-Making Initiatives
(Claudia Downing)

The Control of Adult Neurogenesis by the Microenvironment and How This May be Altered in Huntington’s Disease
(Wendy Phillips, and Roger A. Barker)


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