4 edition of Cognitive Neuroscience (Studies in Cognition) found in the catalog.
September 17, 1997
by Psychology Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||400|
Cognitive neuroscience is an exciting and a relatively new area of research into the neural basis of the human mind. Using sophisticated neuroimaging technology, it is possible to study how the brain allows one to think, remember, see, hear, smell, touch, attend, feel emotions, understand others, and be motivated to pursue goals in life/5(26). 'An excellent introduction to the field of cognitive neuroscience - comprehensive, insightful and well written. The focus on translating neuroscience knowledge to clinical and societal issues is timely and sets the book apart. A great resource for anyone who wants to learn about the brain!' Sabine Kastner - Princeton University, New JerseyCited by: 5.
Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition, is a comprehensive, yet accessible, beginner’s guide on cognitive neuroscience. This text takes a distinctive, commonsense approach to help newcomers easily learn the basics of how the brain functions when we learn, act, feel, speak and socialize. Cognitive neuroscience addresses age effect on different cognitive functions (Antonenko and Flöel, ). Nowadays, the breakthrough in this field is related to the aim of establishing the extremely complex network of brain regions implicated and how they are modified by the ageing process, the type of task and pathologies like dementia.
Each edition of this classic reference has proved to be a benchmark in the developing field of cognitive neuroscience. The fifth edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences continues to chart new directions in the study of the biological underpinnings of complex cognitio—the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the nervous system and the psychological reality of the. In cognitive neuroscience we’ve had a long tradition of trying to understand how the brain works in the setting of brain damage. You can go back a hundred and fifty years to Broca and Wernicke, when our basic understanding of how language works started with studying brain damaged individuals.
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Mangun serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, and is Editor-in-Chief of the series The Neuroscience of Attention, published by Oxford University Press.
He uses cognitive neuroscience tools in the study of brain attention by: Cognitive Neuroscience is more overtly designed as a textbook, with "Take-home Messages" emphasizing the highlights of segments of each chapter, as well as a summary, list of key terms and thought questions at the conclusion of each chapter.
In addition, a glossary is /5(25). Cognitive Neuroscience details the impressive array of neuroimaging techniques available today and current findings ranging from motor control and sensation to higher level visual processes, learning and memory, executive functions and emotion.4/4(8).
A new chapter on Neuroscience and Society considers how cognitive neuroscience issues relate to the law, education, and ethics, highlighting the clinical and real-world relevance.
An expanded online package includes a test : Cambridge University Press. Advance praise: 'The fourth edition of Cognitive Neuroscience is an incredibly thorough update with virtually all chapters rewritten and updated with new figures and tables.
Now the most interesting scientific topic of our time has a textbook that conveys the excitement of /5(18). Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind is an academic textbook that attempts to show a complete overview of contemporary findings in its field, and provides its reader with a heavy chunk o In doing so, it overlaps with many different disciplines, most of them originating from psychology and neuroscience/5(21).
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The term, cognitive Cognitive Neuroscience book was devised by Mike Gazzaniga while talking to George Miller in a taxi—rather, it was an American taxi, so it was a cab. The idea is to try to understand how human and animal cognition can be supported by the brain. Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience is a comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide to cognitive neuroscience.
Winner of a Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association, this book was written by two leading experts in the field to be highly accessible to undergraduates with limited neuroscience training.
Editors Michael S. Gazzaniga Michael S. Gazzaniga is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Codirector of the Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, and editor or coeditor of the five previous editions of The Cognitive Neurosciences (all published by the MIT Press).
The sixth edition of the foundational reference on cognitive neuroscience, with entirely new material that covers the latest research, experimental approaches, and measurement methodologies.
Each edition of this classic reference has proved to be a benchmark in the developing field of cognitive neuroscience. The sixth edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences continues to chart new directions in. This book, a member of the Series in Affective Science, is a unique interdisciplinary sequence of articles on the cognitive neuroscience of emotion by some of the most well-known researchers in the 3/5(2).
An old version of text is also available on Kindle (also avail for free as a mobi file you can email to your kindle) -- this is not recommended for students taking courses -- see above PDF / bound book options. This is a new wiki textbook, serving as a 2nd edition to Computational Explorations in Cognitive Neuroscience CECN.
Updated fully, this accessible and comprehensive text highlights the most important theoretical, conceptual and methodological issues in cognitive neuroscience.
Written by two experienced teachers, the consistent narrative ensures that students link concepts across chapters, and the careful selection of topics enables them to grasp the big picture without getting distracted by details. The study of cognitive neuroscience is a part of the psychology and neuroscience discipline but it also relates to other areas of psychology that involve the physical, cognitive and neurological areas.
As a branch of cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience foundations came from that discipline, combined with elements of neuropsychology. Book Description. Reflecting recent changes in the way cognition and the brain are studied, this thoroughly updated fourth edition of this bestselling textbook provides a comprehensive and student-friendly guide to cognitive neuroscience.
Jamie Ward provides an easy-to-follow introduction to neural structure and function, as well as all the key. It's hard to understand many things about the world around us without a knowledge of the unconscious workings of the brain, argues the New York Times columnist David chooses five accessible books that'll get you into neuroscience as well.
Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropathology. The Neurology of Consciousness: An Overview. Giulio Tononi and Steven Laureys. Pages This is the first book to summarize our current understanding of the neuroanatomical and functional underpinnings of human consciousness by emphasizing a lesional approach offered via the study of.
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Please continue to improve it and thanks for the great work so far. You can edit its advertisement template. Taking a highly interdisciplinary approach, the authors balance cognitive theory, with neuroscientific and neuropsychological evidence to reveal what we currently know about how the human mind.
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