Book , Print in English

Cognitive neuroscience : the biology of the mind

Michael S. Gazzaniga, Richard B. Ivry, George R. Mangun ; with Megan S. Steven.
  • New York : W.W. Norton, ©2009.
  • 3rd ed.
  • xx, 666, 12, 22, 8, 23 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Subjects
Medical Subjects
Summary
  • This third edition uses an interdisciplinary approach to understanding how the human mind works. Throughout the text, clinical case studies are presented to humanise the scientific content.
Contents
  • A brief history of cognitive neuroscience
  • Cellular mechanisms and cognition
  • Neuroanatomy and development
  • Methods of cognitive neuroscience
  • Sensation and perception
  • Object recognition
  • The control of action
  • Learning and memory
  • Emotion
  • Language
  • Hemispheric specialization
  • Attention and consciousness
  • Cognitive control
  • Social cognition
  • Evolutionary perspectives.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages R1-R22) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780393927955
  • 0393927954
  • 9780393111361
  • 0393111369
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2008016822
  • OCLC: 225090391
  • OCLC: 225090391