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The custom-made brain : cerebral plasticity, regeneration, and enhancement / Jean-Didier Vincent and Pierre-Marie Lledo ; translated by Laurence Garey.

By: Vincent, Jean-Didier.
Contributor(s): Lledo, Pierre-Marie | Garey, Laurence.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: MED QP 2014 644744Publication: New York : Columbia University Press, c2014Description: xiv, 180 p. : ill.Notes: Translation of: Le cerveau sur mesure.ISBN: 9780231164504 (cloth); 0231164505 (hbk.).Subject(s): Brain stimulation | Neurophysiology | Brain -- Physiology
Contents:
And then there was shape. Behind diversity in the animal kingdom, a single plan ; When the zootype becomes neuronal ; The shapes we have inherited ; The conductor of the orchestra ; The story of the embryo ; Signals and mechanism ; Our new head ; Migrants on the road ; How to build a vertebrate -- The masterpiece. The cortical brain ; What is inside a walnut? ; Limbo of the mind ; The vertebrate : an emancipated animal! -- The workshop of the brain. Tissue regeneration ; New neurons in the adult ; Juvenile plasticity ; Connectional plasticity in the adult brain ; Olfaction : the prototype of epigenesis ; When the brain goes wrong ; When the cortex takes over a grafted limb ; Meditation and cerebral plasticity ; Plasticity in Homo cultiorus -- The brain under repair. Disheartening statistics ; The aging brain ; Dementia and other cerebral pathology ; Diseases of the mind ; When the brain takes over a lost limb ; The wounded brain, the incomplete brain ; The brain under stress ; Cognitive remediation -- The enhanced brain. The cerebots are coming ; I think, therefore I act ; The neurologist's Rosetta Stone ; Robots with neurons ; Fiat lux ; Brain doping ; The infinitely small in our brain ; the birth of the first nanoelements ; Nanotechnology and medicine ; When nanoscience merges with life ; Neurofeedback : cerebral bodybuilding ; The transhuman brain.
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Translation of: Le cerveau sur mesure.

And then there was shape. Behind diversity in the animal kingdom, a single plan ; When the zootype becomes neuronal ; The shapes we have inherited ; The conductor of the orchestra ; The story of the embryo ; Signals and mechanism ; Our new head ; Migrants on the road ; How to build a vertebrate -- The masterpiece. The cortical brain ; What is inside a walnut? ; Limbo of the mind ; The vertebrate : an emancipated animal! -- The workshop of the brain. Tissue regeneration ; New neurons in the adult ; Juvenile plasticity ; Connectional plasticity in the adult brain ; Olfaction : the prototype of epigenesis ; When the brain goes wrong ; When the cortex takes over a grafted limb ; Meditation and cerebral plasticity ; Plasticity in Homo cultiorus -- The brain under repair. Disheartening statistics ; The aging brain ; Dementia and other cerebral pathology ; Diseases of the mind ; When the brain takes over a lost limb ; The wounded brain, the incomplete brain ; The brain under stress ; Cognitive remediation -- The enhanced brain. The cerebots are coming ; I think, therefore I act ; The neurologist's Rosetta Stone ; Robots with neurons ; Fiat lux ; Brain doping ; The infinitely small in our brain ; the birth of the first nanoelements ; Nanotechnology and medicine ; When nanoscience merges with life ; Neurofeedback : cerebral bodybuilding ; The transhuman brain.

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