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The Anatomy of BiasHow Neural Circuits Weigh the Options

The Anatomy of Bias: How Neural Circuits Weigh the Options

Jan Lauwereyns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123105
eISBN:
9780262277990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123105.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book examines the neural underpinnings of decision-making using “bias” as its core concept, rather than the more common but noncommittal terms “selection” and “attention.” It offers an ... More

ApraxiaThe Cognitive side of motor control

Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Georg Goldenberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The concept of apraxia was shaped by the German psychiatrist Hugo Liepmann some 100 years ago. He suggested that fibers connecting posterior brain regions to the motor cortex are the anatomical ... More

The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

Hans-Otto Karnath, A. David Milner, and Giuseppe Vallar (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508335
eISBN:
9780191687327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508335.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Spatial neglect is a disorder of space-related behaviour. It is characterized by failure to explore the side of space contralateral to a brain lesion, or to react or respond to stimuli or subjects ... More

Comparative Neuropsychology

Comparative Neuropsychology

A. David Milner (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book has been prepared as a tribute to the late George Ettlinger, one of the leading figures in comparative neuropsychology research over the last forty years, and reflects research in the many ... More

Computational Theories and their Implementation in the BrainThe legacy of David Marr

Computational Theories and their Implementation in the Brain: The legacy of David Marr

Lucia M. Vaina and Richard E. Passingham (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198749783
eISBN:
9780191831638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749783.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

In the late 1960s and early 1970s David Marr produced three astonishing papers in which he gave a detailed account of how the fine structure and known cell types of the cerebellum, hippocampus and ... More

Conditioned Taste AversionMemory of a Special Kind

Conditioned Taste Aversion: Memory of a Special Kind

Jan Bures, F. Bermudez-Rattoni, and T. Yamamoto

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523475
eISBN:
9780191712678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523475.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Conditioned taste aversion (CTA) is a robust defence device protecting animals against the repeated consumption of toxic food. CTA is due to an association of the gustatory conditional stimulus (CS) ... More

The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive
                        Deficits

The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Peter W. Halligan and Derick T. Wade (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Many patients with brain damage are left with a range of neuropsychological deficits that impair normal cognitive process. It is generally recognised that these less ... More

Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping

Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping

Stephen Jose Hanson and Martin Bunzl (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014021
eISBN:
9780262265850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The field of neuroimaging has reached a watershed. Brain imaging research has been the source of many advances in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive science over the last decade, but recent ... More

Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Paul W. Glimcher

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744251
eISBN:
9780199863433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

A new academic field, neuroeconomics, has emerged at the border of the social and natural sciences. This book argues that a meaningful interdisciplinary synthesis of the study of human and animal ... More

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

John Marshall

Jennifer Gurd and Udo Kischka (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

The past thirty years have seen the field of clinical neuropsychology grow to become an influential discipline within mainstream clinical psychology and an established component of most professional ... More

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