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The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Larry R Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book contains a collection of autobiographical chapters by notable senior scientists who discuss the major events that shaped their discoveries and their influences, as well as the people who ... More


Dualism and the determination of action1

RICHARD SWINBURNE

in Free Will and Modern Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264898
eISBN:
9780191754074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264898.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that it is most unlikely that neuroscientists will ever be able to predict human actions resulting from difficult moral decisions with any high degree of probable success. That ... More


Introductory Remarks

Javier Defelipe

in Cajal's Butterflies of the Soul: Science and Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195392708
eISBN:
9780199863525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392708.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the many contributions of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, who is considered the father of modern neuroscience. He published almost 300 articles and ... More


Vision Research: A Practical Guide to Laboratory Methods

Roger Carpenter and John Robson (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523192
eISBN:
9780191688850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523192.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Vision research is one of the largest and most active areas within brain research. Psychologists, neuroscientists, opthamologists and optometrists, computer scientists, and engineers all have an ... More


The Limits of Attention: Temporal Constraints in Human Information Processing

Kimron Shapiro (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505150
eISBN:
9780191686818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505150.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

For psychologists and cognitive neuroscientists interested in ‘attention’, the issue of the limits of our attentional mechanisms is one of great importance — what are the temporal constraints when we ... More


The Legacy of Cajal in Mexico

José Luis Díaz

in From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Many Mexican neuroscientists consider themselves to some extent to be descendants or at least beneficiaries of the School of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. This chapter outlines the genealogy linking them ... More


Bayesian Brain: Probabilistic Approaches to Neural Coding

Kenji Doya, Shin Ishii, Alexandre Pouget, and Rajesh P.N. Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042383
eISBN:
9780262294188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042383.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

A Bayesian approach can contribute to an understanding of the brain on multiple levels, by giving normative predictions about how an ideal sensory system should combine prior knowledge and ... More


Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Edward M. Hundert

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book proposes a unified view of the mind, which integrates the insights of philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists. Through a detailed discussion of major theories from all these, and ... More


Coda

Jerome Kagan

in Five Constraints on Predicting Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036528
eISBN:
9780262341349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036528.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This concluding chapter highlights the book's aim to document the value of gathering patterns of measures representing possible causes of outcomes and evaluating their predictive power with patterns ... More


Introduction to the Chapters

Dimitris Platchias

in Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019200
eISBN:
9780262315050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019200.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter outlines the contents of the book. Part I is made up of scientific chapters written by psychologists and neuroscientists, and Parts II and III contain works of philosophy. The chapters ... More


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