Required text: ONE of the following:
David J. Aidley (1998) The Physiology of Excitable Cells: 4th edition.
Cambridge University Press.
Bookstore $49.95 New, $37.45 Used
$49.95 New, $12.95 Used (supposedly)
-- OR --
Kandell, Schwartz and Jessel (2000) Principles of Neural Science:
4th edition. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing.
Bookstore $85.00 New, $63.75 Used
$85.00 New, $62.00 Used
The following books are on reserve in the Physics
Library during summer quarter 2001:
- Erwin Schrodinger (1992) What
is life? : the physical aspect of the living cell ; with, Mind and matter
: & autobiographical sketches. Cambridge University Press
[Wonderful essays on biophysics, biology & neuroscience].
- Herman von Helmholtz (1916) The
description of an ophthalmoscope, being an English translation of von
Helmholtz's "Beschreibung eines augenspiegels" (Berlin, 1851)
by Thomas Hall Shastid and the first translation of this classic into
any language. Cleveland Press [Helmholtz's description of his invention,
the omphthalamoscope, which allowed him to see into the eye. Entertaining
- Sir Isaac Newton (1979) Opticks
: or, A treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections &
colours of light ; based on the 4th ed., London, 1730 / Sir Isaac Newton
; with a foreword by Albert Einstein ; an introd. by Sir Edmund Whittaker
; a pref. by I. Bernard Cohen ; and an analytical table of contents
prepared by Duane H. D. Roller. [and now a nonanalytic subtitle
by your instructor: Note how the names get more obscure as the title
progresses. Anyway, Newton made contibutions to early color theory].
Lecture Notes & Videotapes: