3rd ed, by Irwin B. Levitan, PhD, and Leonard K. Kaczmarek, PhD, $59.95, 632 pp, with illus, ISBN 0-19-514523-2 (paperback), New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2002.
This popular text, now in its third edition, is used widely in advanced neuroscience courses in colleges and universities. The first edition appeared more than a decade ago, and the second edition was released about 5 years ago. These earlier editions have been consistently praised for their superb writing, clear illustrations, and up-to-date information.
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