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The Functional Neuroanatomy of Reading

Nicola Brunswick

in The Neural Basis of Reading

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195300369
eISBN:
9780199863747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300369.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter describes and evaluates the application of neuroimaging and electrophysiological data to our current understanding of the functional neuroanatomy of reading. The studies reviewed include ... More


Cortical Neurophysiology in the 1950s

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Neurophysiology has changed radically since the late 1950s. In the cerebral cortex, early work was mainly concerned with localization of function, essentially a type of neuroanatomy that used ... More


The Orbitofrontal Cortex

David Zald and Scott Rauch (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) comprises the ventral surface of the frontal lobe, and is critical for functions ranging from olfaction and emotion to learning and behavioral flexibility. Since the ... More


Architectonic structure of the orbital and medial prefrontal cortex

Joseph L. Price

in The Orbitofrontal Cortex

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The chapter describes the structural organization of the orbital cortex (OFC), together with the medial prefrontal cortex. It reviews previous areal maps of this cortex, and provides a description of ... More


The orbitofrontal cortex: sulcal and gyral morphology and architecture

Michael Petrides and Scott Mackey

in The Orbitofrontal Cortex

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The chapter describes the detailed topography of the orbitofrontal sulci and gyri in humans and nonhuman primates. Orbitofrontal gyri include the medial, lateral, anterior and posterior orbital gyri, ... More


Closing Thoughts: The Structure of Cortical Microcircuit Theory

Ivan Soltesz

in Diversity in the Neuronal Machine: Order and Variability in Interneuronal Microcircuits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177015
eISBN:
9780199864713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177015.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that it is crucial to differentiate clearly heterogeneity, variability, and diversity, since a great deal of the ... More


Introduction

Hanna Damasio

in Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195165616
eISBN:
9780199864041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter provides an overview of the content of the book with examples of different brain slice orientation obtained with structural brain imaging, overlap of sulci in different brains, and ... More


White Matter Pathways in Early Neuroscience

Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya

in Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195104233
eISBN:
9780199864294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104233.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter presents a comprehensive historical review of the evolution of ideas and observations about the structure and function of white matter. This historical review is undertaken in the light ... More


On Broca, Brain, and Binding

Peter Hagoort

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter begins by distinguishing between Broca's area in neuroanatomical, neuropsychological, and functional terms. It addresses the question: Is Broca's area a natural kind? That is, does it ... More


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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