The Resource Student's guide to cognitive neuroscience

Student's guide to cognitive neuroscience

Label
Student's guide to cognitive neuroscience
Title
Student's guide to cognitive neuroscience
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reflecting recent changes in the way cognition and the brain are studied, this thoroughly updated third edition of the best-selling 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 methods and procedures of cognitive neuroscience, with a view to helping students understand how they can be used to shed light on the neural basis of cognition.The book presents an up-to-date overview of the latest theories and findings in all the key topics in cognitive
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
612.8/233
Index
no index present
LC call number
QP360.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Student's guide to cognitive neuroscience
Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; About the author; Preface to the third edition; 1 Introducing cognitive neuroscience; Cognitive neuroscience in historical perspective; Does cognitive psychology need the brain?; Does neuroscience need cognitive psychology?; 2 Introducing the brain; Structure and function of the neuron; The gross organization of the brain; The cerebral cortex; The subcortex; The midbrain and hindbrain; 3 The electrophysiological brain; In search of neural representations: single-cell recordings; Electroencephalography and event-related potentials
  • Mental chronometry in electrophysiology and cognitive psychologyMagnetoencephalography; 4 The imaged brain; Structural imaging; Functional imaging; From image to cognitive theory: experimental design; Analyzing data from functional imaging; Interpreting data from functional imaging; Why do functional imaging data sometimes disagree with lesion data?; Brain-reading: is "Big Brother" round the corner?; 5 The lesioned brain; Dissociations and associations; Single-case studies; Group studies and lesion-deficit analysis; Animal models in neuropsychology; Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Ownership and awareness of actionsAction comprehension and imitation; Acting on objects; Preparation and execution of actions; 9 The remembering brain; Short-term and working memory; Different types of long-term memory; Amnesia; Functions of the hippocampus and medial temporal lobes in memory; Theories of remembering, knowing, and forgetting; The role of the prefrontal cortex in long-term memory; 10 The hearing brain; The nature of sound; From ear to brain; Basic processing of auditory information; Music perception; Voice perception; Speech perception; 11 The speaking brain
  • Spoken word recognitionSemantic memory and the meaning of words; Understanding and producing sentences; Retrieving and producing spoken words; 12 The literate brain; Visual word recognition; Reading aloud: routes from spelling to sound; Spelling and writing; Does spelling use the same mechanisms as reading?; 13 The numerate brain; Universal numeracy?; The meaning of numbers; Models of number processing; 14 The executive brain; Anatomical and functional divisions of the prefrontal cortex; Executive functions in practice; The organization of executive functions
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)6 The seeing brain; From eye to brain; Cortical blindness and "blindsight"; Functional specialization of the visual cortex beyond V1; Recognizing objects; Recognizing faces; Vision imagined; 7 The attending brain; Spatial and non-spatial attentional process; The role of the parietal lobes in attention; Theories of attention; Neglect as a disorder of spatial attention and awareness; 8 The acting brain; A basic cognitive framework for movement and action; The role of the frontal lobes in movement and action; Planning actions: the SAS model
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ocn903489425
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317586012
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Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)903489425
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Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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