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Cajal's Butterflies of the Soul: Science and Art

Javier DeFelipe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195392708
eISBN:
9780199863525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392708.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book contains a large collection of beautiful figures produced throughout the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, which represent some characteristic examples of the early days of research ... More


Understanding the neuroscience and education connection: themes emerging from a review of the literature

Miriam Beauchamp and Catherine Beauchamp

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

The importance of creating a link between the findings of neuroscience research and the contexts in which teaching and learning take place has recently been established. However, issues have been ... More


From genome to brainome: charting the lessons learned

Ronald M. Green

in Neuroethics: Defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter explores converging and diverging issues between genetic and neuroimaging science research and clinical applications. It shows how genetics is intensely communal and familial, while the ... More


Bridging between brain science and educational practice with design patterns

Michael W. Connell, Zachary Stein, and Howard Gardner

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0081
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

The current ‘neuroscience and education’ dialogue seems to centre largely on the question of how (or whether) neuroscience research can inform mainstream educational practice. Building on Dewey's ... More


Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind

Alexander Todorov, Susan Fiske, and Deborah Prentice (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195316872
eISBN:
9780199893324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The field of social cognitive neuroscience has been at the forefront of study for many psychologists over the past decade or so. Much of the spur for this new field has come from the development of ... More


The Hippocampal Formation

Andersen Per, Morris Richard, Amaral David, Bliss Tim, and O’Keefe John

in The Hippocampus Book

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195100273
eISBN:
9780199864133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the reasons behind the interest of scientists in the hippocampus. It then considers the importance of studying the hippocampus on its own, followed by ... More


The Hippocampus Book

Per Andersen, Richard Morris, David Amaral, Tim Bliss, and John O'Keefe (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195100273
eISBN:
9780199864133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The hippocampus is one of a group of remarkable structures embedded within the brain's medial temporal lobe. Long known to be important for memory, it has been a prime focus of neuroscience research ... More


Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Leo M. Chalupa, Nicoletta Berardi, Matteo Caleo, Lucia Galli-Resta, and Tommaso Pizzorusso (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The notion that neurons in the living brain can change in response to experience—a phenomenon known as “plasticity”—has become a major conceptual issue in neuroscience research as well as a practical ... More


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