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Cognitive Neuroscience

Authors

Marie T. Banich, University of Colorado Boulder, Rebecca J. Compton, Haverford College, Pennsylvania

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Updated fully, this accessible and comprehensive text highlights the most important theoretical, conceptual and methodological issues in cognitive neuroscience. Written by two experienced teachers, the consistent narrative ensures that students link concepts across chapters, and the careful selection of topics enables them to grasp the big picture without getting distracted by details. Clinical applications such as developmental disorders, brain injuries and dementias are highlighted. In addition, analogies and examples within the text, opening case studies, and 'In Focus' boxes engage…

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Key features

  • Provides a readable yet thorough text that highlights the most important theoretical, conceptual and methodological issues in the neural basis of cognition
  • Introduces students to the fascinating intersection of brain and cognition, and explores how the brain supports mental functions such as perception, memory, language, attention, emotion, and social cognition
  • Engages students and relates the material to real-world concerns through the use of examples within the text, and a focus on clinical applications such as developmental disorders, brain injuries and dementias, as well as opening case studies and 'In Focus' boxes

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