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

Judy Illes (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Recent advances in the brain sciences have dramatically improved our understanding of brain function. As we find out more and more about what makes us tick, we must stop and consider the ethical ... More


The neurocognition of syntactic processing

Peter Hagoort, Colin M. Brown, and Lee Osterhout

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/9780198507932.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses syntax and syntactic cues, which are an important part of language processing. It presents the ingredients of a cognitive architecture of syntactic processing, with special ... More


Brains and Minds: On the Usefulness of Localization Data to Cognitive Psychology

Richard Loosemore and Trevor Harley

in Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014021
eISBN:
9780262265850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter focuses on the contribution of localization data to cognitive psychology. It presents a framework describing the architecture of the human cognitive system and its use as a tool to try ... More


Reasoning and the Brain

Markus Knauff

in Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents studies investigating how the human brain processes visual and spatial information during reasoning by using the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technique. It ... More


Cingulate and orbitofrontal contributions to valuing knowns and unknowns in a changeable world

Mark E. Walton, Peter H. Rudebeck, Timothy E. J. Behrens, and Matthew F. S. Rushworth

in Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600434
eISBN:
9780191725623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The world that we and other animals inhabit is frequently stochastic, uncertain, and changeable and it is imperative that our brains are able to evaluate and keep track of varying contingencies. ... More


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