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Conclusion

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by summarizing the principal results and conclusions from the study, and discusses several unanswered questions. It then returns briefly to points made in the introductory chapter ... More


Implications from cognitive neuropsychology for models of short-term and working memory

Randi C. Martin and A. Cris Hamilton

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570394
eISBN:
9780191693816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570394.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter points to a feature of serial recall that is less commonly considered, namely that recall is better for real words than it is for nonwords, letters or digits. Performance is even better ... More


Introduction

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of human cognitive neuropsychological research. It then provides a background of the study of a patient called AH. The main objective of the ... More


From Cognitive Impairment to Cognitive Models

Tim Shallice and Richard P. Cooper

in The Organisation of Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579242
eISBN:
9780191804489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579242.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the assumptions underlying the cognitive neuropsychological approach in which cognitive structure is deduced from cognitive impairment. Specifically it argues that, while a set ... More


For a theory of cognitive rehabilitation: Progress in the decade of the brain

Argye E. Hillis

in The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

A theory of cognitive rehabilitation should specify how change from a damaged state of cognitive processing can be modified into a normal, or ... More


The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Peter W. Halligan and Derick T. Wade (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Many patients with brain damage are left with a range of neuropsychological deficits that impair normal cognitive process. It is generally recognised that these less ... More


Language disorders

Jubin Abutalebi and Stefano F. Cappa

in Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198569275
eISBN:
9780191724213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569275.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter focuses on the acquired language disorders (aphasias) that are due to focal damage, typically a stroke, involving the left hemisphere. After a brief definition of language it describes ... More


Attentional behaviour: Varieties, deficits and theoretical accounts

Elizabeth Styles

in The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Attention refers to a complex set of cognitive processes that involve many areas of the brain. As attention is involved in many cognitive ... More


And so.…

Lawrence Weiskrantz

in Consciousness Lost and Found: A Neuropsychological Exploration

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524588
eISBN:
9780191689222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524588.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part is a brief summary of the points discussed in the preceding chapters of this book. It begins with a reiteration of the book’s view that in ... More


Positing Nonconceptual Representations

Karen Neander

in A Mark of the Mental: In Defense of Informational Teleosemantics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036146
eISBN:
9780262339865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036146.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the second chapter, the author describes some research by cognitive scientists, who posit nonconceptual representations to explain certain perceptual capacities (and incapacities). This research ... More


Working Memory: The state of the science

Robert Logie, Valerie Camos, and Nelson Cowan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198842286
eISBN:
9780191878282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842286.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Working memory refers to how we keep track of what we are doing moment to moment throughout our waking lives. It allows us to remember what we have just done, focus on what we are doing now, to solve ... More


Self-Consciousness and "Split" Brains: The Minds' I

Elizabeth Schechter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809654
eISBN:
9780191846922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809654.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The largest fiber tract in the human brain is the corpus callosum, which connects the two cerebral hemispheres. A number of surgeries severing this structure were performed on adults in the United ... More


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