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Introduction

Erik De Schutter

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This book concentrates on data-driven modeling, i.e., the use of fairly standardized modeling methods to replicate the behavior of neural systems at different levels of detail. The chapters are ... More


Dyslexia, Learning, and Neural Systems

Roderick I. Nicolson and Angela J. Fawcett

in Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter investigates the neural systems level—a level intermediate between brain and cognition. It also discusses the specific procedural learning difficulties (SPLD) framework, which interprets ... More


The Neurophysiology of Attention and Object Recognition in Visual Scenes

Daniel I. Brooks, Heida Maria Sigurdardottir, and David L. Sheinberg

in Scene Vision: Making Sense of What We See

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027854
eISBN:
9780262319898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027854.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter examines some neural processes that a scene image undergoes as it moves through the visual system. It focuses on two opposite yet highly interactive neural systems, the frontoparietal ... More


Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Robert Levin, Simon Laughlin, Christina De La Rocha, and Alan Blackwell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The work performed by living systems ranges from photosynthesis to prodigious feats of computation and organization. This book explores the relationships between work and the study of work across ... More


The Impact of Anticipated Cognitive Demand on Attention and Behavioral Choice

Joseph T. McGuire and Matthew M. Botvinick

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the latest evidence from behavioral and neuroscientific studies related to investigating the effects of immediate and long-term decision making. It examines evidence on people’s ... More


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