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The Spinal Cord
  • Authored by: Carl Y. Saab; Series Editor: Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D.
  • From the Series: Gray Matter
  • Trim Size: 7 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791085112
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-8511-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 612
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 104

Summary

Become well versed in the spinal cord—not technically part of the brain, but critical to its ability to function properly.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Glossary. References. Web sites. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Carl Y. Saab is an active neuroscience researcher. He graduated from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon with an M.S. in neuroscience and obtained his Ph.D. in 2001 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. His research encompasses understanding the basic mechanisms of neuronal degeneration and reversal.

Reviews and Awards

"...well done...a valuable resource..."
Lorgnette

"...written by neuroscientists and provide[s] in-depth explanations suitable for teachers or highly motivated students. But there is also enough story and personal information to be useful to the more casual reader. This combination of authorship by professionals in the field, depth of explanation, and popular interest vignettes produce[s] superior candidates for any library serving youth."
Voya

“Solid additions for report writing and inquiry.”
School Library Journal

“…provide[s] fascinating insights into the inner workings of the brain…”
School Library Journal, Curriculum Connections

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