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On Concepts, Modules, and LanguageCognitive Science at Its Core

On Concepts, Modules, and Language: Cognitive Science at Its Core

Roberto G. de Almeida and Lila R. Gleitman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190464783
eISBN:
9780190464806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464783.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

What are the landmarks of the cognitive revolution? What are the core topics of modern cognitive science? Where is cognitive science heading? These and other questions are addressed in this volume by ... More

The Emergence of DreamingMind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

The Emergence of Dreaming: Mind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

G. William Domhoff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190673420
eISBN:
9780190673444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673420.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book presents a new neurocognitive theory of dreams that documents the similarities of dreaming to waking thought, demonstrates that personal psychological meaning can be found in a majority of ... More

Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Ruud ter Meulen, Ahmed Mohammed, and Wayne Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198727392
eISBN:
9780191835230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727392.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In view of the high expectations of cognitive enhancement and concerns about the potential risks of using cognitive technologies, this book critically engages with the scientific and ethical issues ... More

Cognitive Neuroscience of AgingLinking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Roberto Cabeza, Lars Nyberg, and Denise C. Park (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199372935
eISBN:
9780190662264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372935.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

It has been 10 years since the first edition of “The Handbook of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: was published. The field was in its infancy at that time, and has matured rapidly, as a reading ... More

Losing TouchA man without his body

Losing Touch: A man without his body

Jonathan Cole

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778875
eISBN:
9780191834608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778875.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

Ian Waterman lost touch and movement/position sense (proprioception) below the neck over 40 years ago, though pain and temperature perception and his peripheral movement nerves were unaffected. ... More

Finding ConsciousnessThe Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law of Severe Brain Damage

Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law of Severe Brain Damage

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190280307
eISBN:
9780190280338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280307.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Modern medicine enables us to keep many people alive after they have suffered severe brain damage and show no reliable outward signs of consciousness. Many such patients are misdiagnosed as being in ... More

Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and PeopleStress in Wild Animals and How They Cope

Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope

John C. Wingfield and L.Michael Romero

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195366693
eISBN:
9780190456993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366693.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The concept of stress, both in biology and in medicine, has captivated scientists for over a century. It has been established that stress can be detrimental and can lead to disease, but the responses ... More

Murder in the CourtroomThe Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Brigitte Vallabhajosula

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199995721
eISBN:
9780190221584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995721.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Recent neuroscientific advances, which have increased our understanding of how the human brain functions, have begun to intersect in important ways with the legal system. Indeed, a growing body of ... More

Event Cognition

Event Cognition

Gabriel A. Radvansky and Jeffrey M. Zacks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199898138
eISBN:
9780190228439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898138.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Events are what happens to us, what we do, what we anticipate with pleasure or dread, and what we remember with fondness or regret. Much of our behavior is guided by our understanding of events. We ... More

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

Zygmunt Pizlo, Yunfeng Li, Tadamasa Sawada, and Robert M. Steinman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199922543
eISBN:
9780190228385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922543.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Vision

This book explains why and how our visual perceptions are veridical; how they can provide us with an accurate representation of the world “out there.” It explains how this computationally difficult ... More

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