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Neuroscience Resource Guide: Search Terms

Dr. Smith's Spring 2015 course

Search terms for Conventional and Medicinal Herbs and their effect on the Neural System

  • Herbal medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Alternative medicine
  • Clinical trials
  • Medicinal plants
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Natural products
  • Drug development
  • Chinese medicine
  • Herbs - Therapeutic Use
  • Holistic medicine
  • Integrative medicine
  • Antioxidants
  • Plant extracts
  • Phytotherapy
  • Naturopathy

Glossaries

Medical glossaries and definition lists. 

Search terms for Neuroscience

Here are a few general search terms on neuroscience to help get you started:

  • neuroscience
  • neurons
  • neurology
  • brain
  • brain - research
  • neuroscience - research
  • medical research
  • alzheimer's disease
  • memory
  • cognition
  • gene expression
  • nervous system
  • cerebral cortex
  • hippocampus (brain)
  • mental health
  • learning
  • proteins
  • synapses
  • neural transmission
  • neural circuitry

If you are having difficulty in narrowing down your search topic, see a Librarian!