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Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate Collection

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Neuroscience books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst (2018)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate Collection“It has my vote for science book of the year.” Parul Sehgal, The New York Times”Hands-down one of the best books I’ve read in years. I loved it.” — From the celebrated neurobiologist and primatologist, a landmark, genre-defining examination of human behavior, both good and bad, and an answer to the question:  Sapolsky’s storytelling concept is delightful but it also has a powerful intrinsic logic: he starts by looking at the factors that bear on a person’s reaction in the precise moment a behavior occurs, and then hops…
Author(s): Robert M. Sapolsky

2. Netter’s Neuroscience Coloring Book (2018)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionReinforce your knowledge of neuroanatomy, neuroscience, and common pathologies of the nervous system with this active and engaging learn and review tool! Netter’s Neuroscience Coloring Book by Drs. David L. Felten and Mary Summo Maida, challenges you to using visual and tactile learning. It’s a fun and interactive way to trace pathways and tracts, as well as reinforce spatial, functional, and clinical concepts in this fascinating field. , this unique learning tool offers: , using bold, clear drawings based on classic Netter art. that bridge basic science with health care and medicine. throughout to reinforce comprehension and…
Author(s): Felten MD PhD, David L., Maida Ph.D., Mary E

3. Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation (2017)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionBoost your skills in planning and managing physical rehabilitation! provides a practical guide to the nervous system and how it affects the practice of physical and occupational therapy. Case studies and first-person stories from people with neurologic disorders make it easier to apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. New to this edition are new chapters on neuroanatomy imaging and neurologic examination techniques. Written by noted PT educator Laurie Lundy-Ekman, this book uses evidence-based research to help you understand neurologic disorders and treat clients who…
Author(s): Lundy-Ekman PhD PT, Laurie

4. Cognitive Neuroscience (2018)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionUpdated fully, this accessible and comprehensive text highlights the most important theoretical, conceptual and methodological issues in cognitive neuroscience. Written by two experienced teachers, the consistent narrative ensures that students link concepts across chapters, and the careful selection of topics enables them to grasp the big picture without getting distracted by details. Clinical applications such as developmental disorders, brain injuries and dementias are highlighted. In addition, analogies and examples within the text, opening case studies, and ‘In Focus’…
Author(s): Marie T. Banich, Rebecca J. Compton

5. Neuroscience For Dummies (2016)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionInvestigating how your senses work, how you move, and how you think and feel, Neuroscience For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your straight-forward guide to the most complicated structure known in the universe: the brain. Covering the most recent scientific discoveries and complemented with helpful diagrams and engaging anecdotes that help bring the information to life, this updated edition offers a compelling and plain-English look at how the brain and nervous system function. Simply put, the human brain is an endlessly fascinating subject: it holds the secrets to your personality, use of language,…
Author(s): Frank Amthor

6. The Neuroscience of Intelligence (Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology) (2016)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis book introduces new and provocative neuroscience research that advances our understanding of intelligence and the brain. Compelling evidence shows that genetics plays a more important role than environment as intelligence develops from childhood, and that intelligence test scores correspond strongly to specific features of the brain assessed with neuroimaging. In understandable language, Richard J. Haier explains cutting-edge techniques based on genetics, DNA, and imaging of brain connectivity and function. He dispels common misconceptions, such as the belief…
Author(s): Richard J. Haier

7. Pain Neuroscience Education: Teaching People About Pain (8748-2) (2018)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe revised second edition of this clinical guide contains significant updates and new content, explaining how to teach your patients about pain and integrate pain neuroscience education into your practice. Evidence shows that patients who better understand their pain and what pain truly is experience less pain, have less fear, move better, exercise more and can regain hope. Pain Neuroscience Education is written by clinicians for clinicians, with all information presented in a way that is relevant and readily applicable to real-world clinical settings. The authors deliver…
Author(s): Adriaan Louw;Stephen Schmidt;Emilio Puentedura;Kory Zimney

8. Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience (2019)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionHow can educators leverage neuroscience research about how the human brain learns? How can we use this information to improve curriculum, instruction, and assessment so our students achieve deep learning and understanding in all subject areas? Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience answers these questions by merging insights from neuroscience with Understanding by Design (UbD), the framework used by thousands of educators to craft units of instruction and authentic assessments that emphasize understanding rather than recall. Readers will learn – How the brain processes incoming information and…
Author(s): Jay McTighe, Judy Willis

9. Basic Clinical Neuroscience (2015)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionClinically oriented and student-friendly, Basic Clinical Neuroscience provides the anatomic and pathophysiologic basis necessary to understand neurologic abnormalities. This concise but comprehensive text emphasizes the localization of specific medically important anatomic structures and clinically important pathways, using anatomy-enhancing illustrations. Updated throughout to reflect recent advances in the field, the Third Edition features new clinical boxes, over 100 additional review questions, and striking full color artwork.Features Include:…
Author(s): Young PhD, Paul A., Paul H. Young, et al.

10. Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience (Netter Basic Science) (2015)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionIdeal for , the new edition of combines the didactic well-loved illustrations of Dr. Frank Netter with succinct text and clinical points, providing a highly visual, clinically oriented guide to the most important topics in this subject. The presents neuroscience from three perspectives: an overview of the nervous system, regional neuroscience, and systemic neuroscience, enabling you to review complex neural structures and systems from different contexts. You may also be interested in: A companion set of flash cards, , to which the textbook is cross-referenced. This includes access — on a variety of…
Author(s): Felten MD PhD, David L., O’Banion M.D. Ph.D., Michael K., et al.

11. Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice (2016)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionTraditionally, neuroscience is the most difficult area for a student to grasp in the rehabilitation profession. Practice provides this complex information in a quick, easy-to-use format that every student and clinician must have! is written specifically for the rehabilitation professional and student. The text is written in a simplistic, bulleted-outlined format with accompanying full-page, color illustrations that enhance understanding of the subject matter. Clinical correlates are discussed to provide a greater understanding of the common pathological disorders that occur in response to damage to specific neuroanatomical…
Author(s): Gutman PhD OTR FAOTA, Sharon A.

12. Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (2009)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionIf you change your brain, you can change your life.Great teachers like the Buddha, Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, and Gandhi were all born with brains built essentially like anyone else’s―and then they changed their brains in ways that changed the world. Science is now revealing how the flow of thoughts actually sculpts the brain, and more and more, we are learning that it’s possible to strengthen positive brain states.By combining breakthroughs in neuroscience with insights from thousands of years of mindfulness practice, you too can use your mind to shape your brain for greater happiness, love, and wisdom. Buddha’s Brain…
Author(s): Rick Hanson, Richard Mendius

13. Neuroscience and Critical Thinking: Understand the Hidden Pathways of Your Thought Patterns- Improve Your Memory, Make Rational Decisions, Tune Down Emotional Reactions, and Set Realistic Expectations (2019)

Best Neuroscience Books: The Ultimate CollectionUnderstand your brain for Improve your by understanding the science of your brain. Being irrational and making snap judgments is natural. But you can prevent both if you know what cognitive patterns to look for. Start thinking effectively from the root – neuroscience and how it impacts your critical analysis and thinking. Critical thinking skills improve your decision-making muscle, speed up your deductive thinking skills, and improve your judgment. In Neuroscience and Critical Thinking, you’ll find widely usable and situation-specific advice on how to view about your…
Author(s): Albert Rutherford

Discover the best Neuroscience in Best Sellers. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. It was a book that originally piqued my interest in neuroscience and in the ten years I’ve studied neuro, what I’ve learned from books has stuck with me longer than what I’ve learned in classes, lectures, conferences. Books shelved as neuroscience: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks, The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Neuroscience Book Reviews. We love reading neuroscience books! If you have a neuroscience book or other science book you want reviewed by us, please send us a quick message via email, or here, at the site and give us a brief description. It’s hard to understand many things about the world around us without a knowledge of the unconscious workings of the brain, argues the New York Times columnist David Brooks. He chooses five accessible books that’ll get you into neuroscience as well

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some neuroscience books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

Author(s): Dr. Guy Leschziner
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press, Year: 23 July 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2392853

Nonlinear Dynamics in Computational Neuroscience

Author(s): Fernando Corinto, Alessandro Torcini
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2249979

Information Systems and Neuroscience: NeuroIS Retreat 2018

Author(s): Fred D. Davis, René Riedl, Jan vom Brocke, Pierre-Majorique Léger, Adriane B. Randolph
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2309665

Clinical Cases in Psychiatry: Integrating Translational Neuroscience Approaches

Author(s): Alfredo Carlo Altamura, Paolo Brambilla
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310809

Psychiatry and Neuroscience Update: From Translational Research to a Humanistic Approach - Volume III

Author(s): Pascual Ángel Gargiulo, Humberto Luis Mesones Arroyo
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311344

Second Nature: How Parents Can Use Neuroscience to Help Kids Develop Empathy, Creativity, and Self-Control

Author(s): Erin Clabough
Publisher: Sounds True, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2316522

Computational Glioscience

Author(s): Maurizio De Pittà, Hugues Berry
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354058

The Upward Spiral Workbook: A Practical Neuroscience Program for Reversing the Course of Depression

Author(s): Alex Korb
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2362850

The Neuroscience Of Rhetoric In Management: Compassionate Executive Communication

Author(s): Remley, Dirk
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2019, Size: 712 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 2386706

Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction

Author(s): Judith Grisel
Publisher: Doubleday Books, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2397350

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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