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Paperback | $42.00 Short | £28.95 | ISBN: 9780262680943 | 402 pp. | 6.2 x 9.1 in | October 1997
 

Cognitive Neuroscience

Edited by Michael D. Rugg

Overview

Researchers in the new discipline of cognitive neuroscience combine the concepts and methods of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neurophysiology in an attempt to understand the brains role in cognitive functions. The nine chapters of this book, written by leading authorities in their fields, cover major topics in cognitive neuroscience, including noninvasive measurement of human brain activity, neural information coding, neural mechanisms of memory and movement, working memory, language, and consciousness.Contributors : Anders Dale, Howard Eichenbaum, David Fotheringhame, Karl Friston, Chris Frith, Apostolos Georgopoulos, David Howard, John Ionides, Stefan Kohler, Marta Kutas, Morris Moscovitch, Bill Phillips, Matthew Shapiro, Edward Smith, Malcolm Young

Endorsements

" Cognitive Neuroscience is a very nice volume, with excellentcontributors and timely topics. The chapters are, without exception,well-written and do an excellent job of surveying their field. The authorsthemselves are an impressive set of scientists. This is a superbcollection that will be widely read." Martha Farah , Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania