Welcome to the Neuroscience, Fifth Edition Companion Website

This site is a companion to the textbook Neuroscience, Fifth Edition Edited by Dale Purves, George J. Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William C. Hall, Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, and Leonard E. White, published by Sinauer Associates

This companion site is designed to help students using Neuroscience, Fifth Edition master the range of material presented in the textbook. The site provides you with resources for learning the key structures, processes, and terminology of neuroscience, as well as instructor-assignable quizzes to gauge your comprehension. For each chapter of the textbook, the site includes a Chapter Summary, an Online Quiz, and a set of Flashcards. In addition, there is an extensive set of Animations that help you visualize and understand some of the most important concepts and processes presented in the textbook.

Important: Before you start using the site, be sure to review the system requirements listed below.

To get started, choose a chapter and a category from the menus above and click “Go.”

Instructors: In order for your students to be able to take the Online Quizzes, you must first register as an instructor. You can request instructor access via your account representative.

Technical Support/Contact Information

If you have any problems using this site, or have any suggestions or errors to report, please contact us: dashboard.support@oup.com. Please mention the name of this website (Neuroscience 5e) in your email.

System Requirements

The animations on this site are in Adobe Flash format. These require the Flash player (version 9 or newer), which can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website:

For browsers that do not support Flash, a QuickTime alternative is also available.