Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience

ISBN-10: 0878936947

ISBN-13: 9780878936946

Edition: 2007

Authors: Dale Purves, Elizabeth Brannon, Roberto Cabeza, Scott A. Huettel, Kevin LaBar

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This title informs readers at all levels about the growing canon of cognitive neuroscience, and to make clear the challenges that remain to be solved by the next generation.
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List price: $107.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 500
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.4
Language: English

Roberto Cabeza is Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Core Faculty Member for the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and Senior Fellow at the Center for Aging and Human Development at Duke University.

Introduction: What Is Cognitive Neuroscience?
Principles of Neuroscience and Their Importance in Studying Cognitive Functions
The Human Nervous System
Relevant Principles of Cognitive Psychology
Exploring Cognitive Processes in Neural Terms
Principles of Sensory Processing and Perception
Overview of Sensory Processing
The Perception of Visual Stimuli
The Perception of Auditory Stimuli
Mechanosensory and Chemosensory Perception
Principles of Motor Processing and Motor Behavior
Motor Systems and Motor Control
Computation and Cognition in the Motor System
Principles of Attention
Overview of Attention
Effects of Attention on Stimulus Processing
Attentional Control and Attentional Systems
Principles of Memory
Memory and the Brain: From Cells to Systems
Declarative Memory
Nondeclarative Memory
Working Memory
Principles of Emotion and Social Cognition
Overview of Emotions
Emotional Influences on Cognitive Functions
Social Cognition
Principles of Symbolic Representation
Overview of Speech and Language
The Neural Bases of Language
Representation of Time and Number
Principles of Executive Processing
Executive Control Systems
Decision Making
Reasoning and Problem Solving
Evolution and Development of Cognitive Functions, Including Consciousness
Evolution of Brain and Cognition
Development of the Brain and Its Cognitive Functions
Neural Signaling
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