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Neuroscience: Books & eBooks

This guide provides resources and information related to the study of Neuroscience.

Finding Books and eBooks

This page will highlight and assist you in finding books and e-books relevant to your Neuroscience research needs and interest. Books with the call number starting with 'R' are at the Medical Library (NUSoM), but you can request them to be sent to the Main Library through the Library's Quick Links -- Book Delivery Service.

For finding more sources, go to the Library Portal and search using 'neuroscience' or other relevant terms in the search box.


Call Number: QP355.2 .N487 2012

Neuroscience, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive textbook created primarily for medical, premedical, and undergraduate students. In a single concise and approachable volume, the text guides students through the challenges and excitement of this rapidly changing field. 

Call Number: QP355.2 .B437 2016

Acclaimed for its clear, friendly style, excellent illustrations, leading author team, and compelling theme of exploration, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 4e takes a fresh, contemporary approach to the study of neuroscience, emphasizing the biological basis of behavior. The authors’ passion for the dynamic field of neuroscience is evident on every page, engaging students and helping them master the material.


Call Number: QP356.2 .L48 2015

The Fourth Edition of The Neuron provides a comprehensive first course in the cell and molecular biology of nerve cells. The book begins with properties of the many newly discovered ion channels that have emerged through mapping of the genome.

Call Number: QP356.15 .Z87 2010

Animals often exhibit intriguing and captivating patterns of behavior, from migration and homing to communication. But how is this behavior controlled? Behavioral Neurobiology: An Integrative Approach, Second Edition, introduces undergraduate students to the fascinating field of neuroethology, the study of the neurobiological processes underlying animal behavior. 

Call Number: QP356.25 .S365 2012

Development of the Nervous System presents a broad and basic treatment of the established and evolving principles of neural development as exemplified by key experiments and observations from past and recent times. 

Call Number: RM315 .M65 2015

Molecular Neuropharmacology reviews the fundamental biochemistry of the functioning nervous system and then describes how nerve cells communicate with one another through numerous types of neurotransmitters involving amino acids, monoamines, neuropeptides, and neurotrophic factors, among several others. 

Call Number: QP356.2 .B97 2014

An understanding of the nervous system at virtually any level of analysis requires an understanding of its basic building block, the neuron. This edition provides the solid foundation of the morphological, biochemical, and biophysical properties of nerve cells, with a unique content focus on cellular and molecular neurobiology and related computational neuroscience. 



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