- Neuroimaging is an integrated science. For this research, therefore, basic knowledge in various areas is necessary, including neuroscience, anatomy, physiology, psychology, statistics, and others. Here, introductory books, reference books, and related URLs are introduced to help obtain this basic knowledge.
Introduction to neuroscience
- Principles of Neural Science
- Eric R. Kandel, James H. Schwartz, Thomas M. Jessell (ed.)
- Appleton & Lange
A standard neuroscience textbook written in English. This book offers comprehensive coverage of neuroscience topics. More suitable for group study than for individual reading. The 5th edition is scheduled to be published in 2010.
- Essentials of Neural Science and Behavior
- Eric R. Kandel
An English textbook written by the author of "Principles of Neural Science", however the entries are comparatively limited and are written more simply. The latest edition is scheduled to be published in 2009.
- Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind
- Michael S. Gazzaniga, Richard B. Ivry, G. R. Mangun
- W W Norton & Co Inc
An English language cognitive neuroscience textbook. Compared to the "Principles of Neural Science", there are fewer neuroscience entries in physiology and biology. Instead, more space is devoted to neuroimaging topics on psychological and cognitive science. Many newer studies are introduced, and this is the best textbook for learning the cognitive neuroscience field where the power of neuroimaging is utilized extensively.
Introduction to neuroimaging
- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Scott A. Huettel, Allen W. Song, Gregory McCarthy
- Sinauer Associates Inc
An English-language introductory text of neuroimaging via functional magnetic resonance image. From the principles of MRI to experimental methodology to analysis, this book covers the whole subject. Once acquiring the basic knowledge of neuroscience, this is the best textbook to use once neuroimaging is finally put into practice.
- Functional MRI: An Introduction to Methods
- Peter Jezzard, Paul M. Matthews, Stephen M. Smith (ed.)
- Oxford University Press
An English language neuroimaging textbook of functional magnetic resonance image methods, slightly more advanced and specialized than the previous book.