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Human Hand Function

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book reviews the sensory and motor aspects of normal hand function from both neurophysiological and behavioral perspectives. Hand function is presented as a continuum ranging from activities ... More


The Recognition of Rotated Objects in Animals

Jessie J. Peissig and Tamara Goode

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews studies of rotation, both planar and rotation in depth, in animals. Although the current research has yielded many interesting findings, a complete picture of how animals, both ... More


Development of Attention Networks

Michael I. Posner

in Attention in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791217
eISBN:
9780199932207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791217.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the evolutionary and developmental history of attention networks. In the case of self-regulation, efforts to derive its physical basis depend on the rather surprising ... More


The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz, Kathleen Baynes, George R. Mangun, and Elizabeth A. Phelps (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The essays in this book, on a range of topics in the cognitive neurosciences, report on the progress in the field over the years and reflect on the many groundbreaking scientific contributions and ... More


Psychophysiology of Emotional Memory Networks in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Roger K. Pitman and Scott P. Orr

in Brain and Memory: Modulation and Mediation of Neuroplasticity

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082944
eISBN:
9780199847877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082944.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter suggests that findings from research into the mental disorder currently known as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may shed light on evolutionary biobehavioral mechanisms of memory ... More


What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Bennett L. Schwartz, Mark L. Howe, Michael P. Toglia, and Henry Otgaar (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Human memory, like other biological systems, has been subject to natural selection over the course of evolution. However, cognitive systems do not fossilize, which means that current researchers must ... More


The Fundamental Motives for Why We Buy

Griskevicius Vladas, P. Redden Joseph, and M. Ackerman Joshua

in The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Why do people buy one thing versus another? This chapter examines the underlying motives for consumer behavior by considering motivation from an evolutionary perspective. An evolutionary perspective ... More


The Evolutionary Instincts of Homo consumericus

Saad Gad

in The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Most consumer researchers operate at the proximate level whilst largely ignoring the explanatory power of ultimate-level explanations. A complete understanding of any biological organism, including ... More


Myopia, Hyperbolic Discounting, and Mental Time Travel: Evolutionary Accounts of Lifetime Decisions

E. G. Lea Stephen

in The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Humans are very bad at making choices between outcomes that occur at different points in time; however we do have the capacity to improve our intertemporal choices by making “commitment” responses ... More


Decisions, Memory, And The Neuroecology Of Food-Storing Birds

F. Sherry David

in The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Several families of birds, including chickadees, jays, and woodpeckers, store food for later consumption. Some birds, like acorn woodpeckers, concentrate stored food in a defended larder while ... More


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