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Title:
Principles of cognitive neuroscience
Author:
Purves, Dale.
Publication Information:
Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Human nervous system -- Relevant principles of cognitive psychology -- Exploring cognitive processes in neural terms -- Overview of sensory processing -- Perception of visual stimuli -- Perception of auditory stimuli -- Mechanosensory and chemosensory perception -- Motor systems and motor control -- Computation and cognition in the motor system -- Overview of attention -- Effects of attention on stimulus processing -- Attentional control and attentional systems -- Memory and the brain -- Declarative memory -- Nondeclarative memory -- Working memory -- Overview of emotions -- Emotional influences on cognitive functions -- Social cognition -- Overview of speech and language -- Neural bases of language -- Representation of time and number -- Executive control systems -- Decision making -- Reasoning and problem solving -- Evolution of brain and cognition -- Development of the brain and its cognitive functions -- Consciousness.
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ISBN:
9780878936946
Format :
Book

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