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20 Neurology books for students and curious

20 Neurology books for students and curious

May 9, 2021

The brain and its functioning have been studied in many branches and scientific disciplines. Psychology, biology, medicine and the multiple branches that compose them have had to make great efforts over the years to gather a solid body of knowledge that allows professionals working in it to work.

Of these different professionals, from the medical field emphasizes the specialty in the study of neurons and the nervous system, also known as neurology.

A selection of neurology books

For the group of professionals responsible for investigating and intervening in the nervous system it is very helpful to have several manuals and neurology books that gather the knowledge gathered through the years.


With the purpose of being an aid for these students and professionals of neuroscience, as well as for other related disciplines or even to approach these subjects to those who do not dedicate themselves to it, We present a score of books that can be very useful for the study of the subject .

1. Clinical Neurology (Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M. & Jankovic, J.)

Reference work of Clinical Neurology, published in two volumes . In the first of the volumes, the bases of clinical practice and the analysis of clinical semiology are reflected, as well as a second part in which evaluation and treatment methods are indicated. This manual includes in its second volume the main neurological disorders both adults and children, also indicating diagnosis and treatment. It includes the main advances in neuroscience. A manual published in two volumes. Especially recommended for those who start studying the MIR.


  • You can buy both volumes here

2. Neuroscience: Brain exploration (Bear, M.F .; Paradisom M.A. and Connors, B.W.)

Work of reference in terms of teaching material, of great clarity in its content content . It has a deep biological focus, which is responsible for making its readers understand in a way that does not make it necessary to possess great previous knowledge. It includes recommended bibliography, glossary, extension proposals for the study, illustrated guide of anatomy and review questions, being therefore a highly recommended reading.

  • It can be found on this link

3. Principles of Neuroscience (Kandel, E.R., Schwartz, J.H., Jessell, T.M.)

The authors of this work, one of which (Eric Kandel) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008, have organized their content starting with the simplest element and moving towards the more complex. The agenda of this manual rigorously reflects the foundations of neurology and neurochemistry from a molecular perspective , being an extensive manual that deals in detail with the most relevant issues and contributions in neuroscience.


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4. Neuroscience of the Language: Neurological bases and clinical implications (Cuetos, F.)

Oriented to the understanding of language from a neurological point of view , this work is very useful for the study of the cerebral organization of language and the effects of injuries in specialized areas in it. Its chapters are organized according to the different aspects of language, such as production, comprehension, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, reading or writing.

  • Available for purchase here

5. Netter: Essential neurology (Karl E. Misulis, K.E. and Head, T.C.)

Based on the illustrations of the physician Frank Netter, this book is divided into three sections, the first being dedicated to neurological exploration, the second to diagnosis and the third to collecting the most important neurological diseases. All accompanied by the aforementioned representations of the human encephalon. It is an essential and simple tool to learn the basics of neurology .

  • You can find it here

6. Manual of Child Neurology (Verdú, A.)

This manual is very useful for the understanding of neurology in one of the most fragile populations: children. It is a publication with great appeal not only as a book of study and preparation, but also as a practical reference book for professionals.

  • You can buy here

7. Cognitive neuroscience (Redolar, D.)

One of the most recognized neuroscience manuals, serves as an essential reference guide in the field. It is a manual specially focused on the neuroscience student, who explains in a simple way how the brain works in order to meet the training needs required by the European Higher Education Area.It appeared previously as one of the 12 Neuroscience books for beginners.

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8. Neurology (Micheli, F.E. and Pardal, M.F.)

Book designed and designed for the study of medical students . Between its pages we will find a review of the main contents necessary for the study of Neurology, together with illustrations and diagrams that facilitate its understanding

  • You can buy it on this link

9. The man who confused his wife with a hat (Sacks, O.)

Also an old acquaintance of the 12 Neuroscience books for beginners. In this book the author tells the stories of patients with brain disorders. It is very relevant to get a more practical idea and close to the patient of the difficulties caused by an affectation of our nervous system.

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10. Clinical Neuroanatomy (Snell, R.J)

Manual dedicated to the student of health sciences . It facilitates the learning of the organization of the nervous system, helping to interpret signs and symptoms to reach an adequate diagnosis and treatment. Includes clinical cases and review questions to facilitate the understanding and learning of brain functioning.

  • You can buy it here

11. Neurology in the elderly. New approaches and applications in clinical practice (Fernández, M .; Micheli, F.E. & Cersósimo, M.G.)

Manual specialized in the characteristics and typical disorders of the elderly . It is of special relevance due to the high prevalence of neurological disorders in the elderly and the progressive aging of the population. This work collects aspects as typical of normal aging as of deterioration and non-normative disorders and caused by various conditions. It also includes a chapter dedicated to rehabilitation in geriatrics.

  • Available for purchase

12. Neurological bases of behaviors (Habib, M.)

With the aim of disclosing the essential information with which to understand the neurology of behavior, or science that links pathological behaviors with a brain injury, this manual integrates aspects of neurology and neuropsychology . It is divided into four basic parts: general aspects, neuroanatomy, functional systems and brain and mental functions. One of those neurology books for the neuroanatomical and structural understanding of the human brain.

  • Currently it is not available for sale on the Internet , but it can be found in libraries.

13. Neurology: Text and Atlas (Rohkam, R.)

This document is a highly relevant manual that allows the review of the anatomy of the nervous system, the main techniques of exploration and therapy and neurological disorders of greater relevance, using the method of the dual pages, according to which in each pair of pages appears on the one hand the information and on the other an illustration on the subject treated.

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14. The Human Brain. Workbook (Diamond, M.C., Scheibel, A.B. & Elson, L.M.)

A curious, simple and accessible proposal to acquire knowledge of neurology . Use the coloring of images to learn the anatomy of the nervous system, state the text prepared and oriented to integrate in the process of coloring. It is especially useful to learn structures and nerve pathways in psychology, medicine or nursing students through visual-perceptual learning.

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15. Neurology for the speech therapist (Webb, W.G. & Adler, R.K.)

Introductory work in the world of neuroanatomy and neurology of language . Aimed especially at students of Neurology and Speech Therapy, special emphasis is placed on language and speech disorders, both in adults and children. It also includes clinical cases and access to the "evolve" website with more information for students and professionals.

  • You can buy it here

16. Neurological emergencies (Mateos, V.)

Monographic book of great relevance due to its specialization in neurological problems that appear acutely and urgent. In addition to numerous aspects of neurology and neuropsychology includes chapters dedicated to neurooncology, neurotraumatology and neuroophthalmology, among others.

  • You can buy it through this link

17. Parkinson's disease and other Parkinsonisms: Neurology case by case (Rey, A.)

Work specialized in Parkinson's disease , one of the most important diseases with dementia after Alzheimer's. It also includes other parkinsonisms, among which we find other dementias such as Lewy body disease. From a neurological perspective, the book includes the diagnosis and treatment in different phases of the disease, as well as drugs used and typical and atypical elements.

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18. Physiotherapy in Neurology (Bisbe, M .; Santoyo, C. and Segarra, V.)

A different neurology book, which focuses on physiotherapy in patients with neuropathies . The authors dedicate each chapter to a neurological disorder, specifying the description of the disorder, its evaluation measures and the treatment to be applied from the physiotherapy to improve the patient's condition. Real cases are included to contextualize the learning. Especially recommended for Physiotherapy students.

  • It can be found here

19. Fundamentals of neuroscience and neurorehabilitation in Occupational Therapy (Cadeiro, F.J., Arias, P., Robles, V. and Corral, Y.)

This work arises with the intention of informing the foundations of neuroscience in Occupational Therapy. It provides its readers with a practical vision of the brain, presenting neurorehabilitation strategies applicable in various disorders.

  • You can buy it here

20. Dictionary of Neurosciences (Mora, F. and Sanguinetti, A.M.)

Specialized dictionary that includes a large number of essential concepts to understand neurology and other disciplines related to the functioning of the nervous system. It is very useful for learning terms and as a base from which to consult other bibliographical works.

  • Available on this web

More works to learn about the brain

And since neurology can occur not only in human beings but also in other living beings, we include a small extra:

Introduction to animal neurology (Claude, A.)

A work of neurology this time dedicated to the world of veterinary medicine . In this book the author reflects and analyzes the brain circuits, the different brain lesions and the methods of research and neurological examination in dogs.

  • You can find it here


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