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Introduction

Aniruddh D. Patel

in Music, Language, and the Brain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195123753
eISBN:
9780199848034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123753.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

According to Nettl in 2000, both language and music, regardless of the cultural aspects that are absent within a particular society such as perhaps the notion of numbers and counting, serve as traits ... More


The Physics–EEG Interface

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

in Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This chapter presents an overview of the physical and physiological bases for the electric potentials recorded from the human scalp, called electroencephalography or EEG. EEG applications in the ... More


. The Science of Cognition

Chris Eliasmith

in How to Build a Brain: A Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199794546
eISBN:
9780199345236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

Chapter 1 provides an overview of progress over the last 50 years in the behavioral sciences. It surveys the main paradigms of cognitive science, including connectionism, the symbolic approach, and ... More


Synesthesia: What Does It Tell Us about the Emergence of Qualia, Metaphor, Abstract Thought, and Language?

V. S. Ramachandran and Edward M. Hubbard

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter proposes an approach to the problem of understanding the mind in a somewhat different way from the traditional ways used in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Instead of tackling the ... More


Michael I. Posner

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Posner’s early work involved the measurement of mental operations by use of reaction time and other chronometric measures. In 1979 he began studies of patients to link mental operations to brain ... More


How to Build a Brain: A Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition

Chris Eliasmith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199794546
eISBN:
9780199345236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

How to build a brain provides a detailed, guided exploration of a new cognitive architecture that takes biological detail seriously, while addressing cognitive phenomena. The Semantic ... More


A Living Machines approach to the sciences of mind and brain

Paul F. M. J. Verschure and Tony J. Prescott

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

How do the sciences of mind and brain—neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence (AI)—stand in relation to each other in the 21st century? This chapter proposes that ... More


Introduction and Overview

Kenneth Hugdahl and René Westerhausen

in The Two Halves of the Brain: Information Processing in the Cerebral Hemispheres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014137
eISBN:
9780262265942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014137.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter reviews a theoretical perspective on the chapters in this book in order to highlight novel theories, methods, and applications of research devoted to hemispheric asymmetry and ... More


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