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Estimating Distributed Representations of Evoked Responses and Oscillatory Brain Activity

Ole Jensen and Christian Hesse

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the relative advantages and disadvantages of distributed representations of source activity. After covering some theoretical considerations, it discusses how to apply the ... More


Attention in the Brain and Early Infancy

John E. Richards

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the hypothesis that changes in brain areas controlling attention strongly influence the development of attention in infant participants. It examines the methodological advances ... More


Physical Neuroergonomics

Waldemar Karwowski, Bohdana Sherehiy, Wlodzimierz Siemionow, and Krystyna Gielo-Perczak

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter introduces physical neuroergonomics as the emerging field of study focusing on the knowledge of human brain activities in relation to the control and design of physical tasks. It ... More


Noninvasive Functional Tomographic Connectivity Analysis with Magnetoencephalography

Joachim Gross, Jan Kujala, Riitta Salmelin, and Alfons Schnitzler

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter describes methods which allow the investigation of long-range dynamic interactions between brain areas based on MEG recordings. The aim is not a complete review of available methods but ... More


Combining Neuroimaging Techniques: The Future

Jean-Baptiste Poline, Line Garnero, and Pierre-Jean Lahaye

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter focuses on the fusion between electromagnetic and hemodynamic signals for brain mapping. Since measurement techniques have their own strengths and limitations, combining different ... More


Signals Reflecting Brain Metabolic Activity

Nick F. Ramsey

in Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Metabolic processes involve the utilization of energy. When neurons increase their firing rate, they use more energy, which is supplied by chemical reactions in and around the neurons. The increased ... More


Electrophysiological Basis of MEG Signals

Fernando H. Lopes da Silva

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter focuses on the basic physiological and biophysical aspects of how magnetic signals are generated in the brain. It begins with a brief description of the main features of ... More


Meditation and the EEG

Peter Fenwick

in The Psychology of Meditation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521945
eISBN:
9780191688478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521945.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the evidence on brain wave activity associated with meditation practice. It begins by describing the electroencephalograph (EEG) and cautions against ... More


Consciousness: Creeping up on the hard problem

Jeffrey Gray

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198520917
eISBN:
9780191584916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520917.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

How does conscious experience arise out of the functioning of the human brain? How is it related to the behaviour that it accompanies? How does the perceived world relate to the real world? Between ... More


An introduction to functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain

Paul M. Matthews

in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192630711
eISBN:
9780191724770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630711.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides an overview of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) methods and applications, highlighting key concepts and strategies, and includes the full range of techniques by ... More


The Neuropsychology of Vision

Manfred Fahle and Mark Greenlee (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505822
eISBN:
9780191686900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505822.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book describes a range of new approaches to neuropsychological investigation and provides a broad overview of visual neuropsychology. It starts by presenting the results from new research ... More


Introduction

William R. Uttal

in Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015967
eISBN:
9780262298902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015967.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book examines the role played by brain imaging in cognitive neuroscience by exploring published studies and related literature that compare brain images to cognitive processes. It also discusses ... More


The bodily senses

Jeffrey Gray

in Consciousness: Creeping up on the hard problem

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198520917
eISBN:
9780191584916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520917.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The previous chapter considered the sense of self as being made up of a point of view (computed in the parietal lobes) and belongingness (computed in the hippocampal system). These processes both ... More


Multivariate methods for tracking cognitive states

Kenneth A. Norman, Joel R. Quamme, and Ehren L. Newman

in Neuroimaging of Human Memory: Linking cognitive processes to neural systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217298
eISBN:
9780191696077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter focuses on multi-voxel pattern analysis (MVPA), which involves applying pattern-classification algorithms to multi-voxel patterns of brain activity, and training these classifiers to ... More


Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Jonathan Wolpaw and Elizabeth Winter Wolpaw (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

In the last fifteen years, a recognizable surge in the field of Brain Computer Interface (BCI) research and development has emerged. This emergence has sprung from a variety of factors. For one, ... More


Functional neuroimaging in cognitive neuroscience

Michael D. Rugg

in The Neurocognition of Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507932
eISBN:
9780191687242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507932.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses how different functional neuroimaging methods can be employed to study the functional organization and neural bases of cognitive functions such as language. It also looks at ... More


Brain: Electroencephalography and Imaging

Robert M. Stern, William J. Ray, and Karen S. Quigley

in Psychophysiological Recording

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195113594
eISBN:
9780199846962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113594.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The presence of recognizable electrical rhythms of the brain has excited the curiosity and imagination of both professionals and laypeople alike. Psychophysiologists, neurologists, and science ... More


Intentionality

Jeffrey Gray

in Consciousness: Creeping up on the hard problem

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198520917
eISBN:
9780191584916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520917.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the Hard Problem of consciousness at a finer level of detail, by considering the nature of the gap between consciousness and brain activity. It argues that intentionality can ... More


PET and fMRI

Partha P. Mitra and Hemant Bokil

in Observed Brain Dynamics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195178081
eISBN:
9780199864829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178081.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The development of positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) as noninvasive methods for measuring brain activity has given rise to a relatively new field of ... More


Neural processing related to feeding in primates

Edmund T. Rolls

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter examines neural processing and brain activity associated with feeding in primates. It describes the activity in the gustatory pathways and the neuronal activity in the lateral ... More


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