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Visual Memory

Steven J. Luck and Andrew Hollingworth (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195305487
eISBN:
9780199894260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305487.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Vision and memory are two of the most intensively studied topics in psychology and neuroscience, and the intersection between them — visual memory — is emerging as a fertile ground for research. ... More


Introduction

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

in Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter presents Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) as part of a wider theory of verbal interaction, specifying its distinguishing features and detailing its architecture and notational ... More


Interpreting Telicity

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter presents an elaboration of the notion of quantity as proposed in this work both for nominals and for events. The notion will be argued to be the same one in both cases, differing in some ... More


Memory and the septo-hippocampal system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews data on amnesia in humans and other animals. It argues that hippocampal ‘amnesia’ does not result from changes in a particular type of memory and does not depend primarily on ... More


Attention and long-term memory

Nelson Cowan

in Attention and Memory: An Integrated Framework

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195119107
eISBN:
9780199870097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119107.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the importance of attention for long-term memory encoding and retrieval. Some attention is probably needed to perceive items adequately. Beyond that, one can distinguish ... More


Out of Praxis: Three (Meta)Theories of Textuality

Allen Renear

in Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236634
eISBN:
9780191679315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236634.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on computer text processing, and, more specifically, computer text encoding. It shows two things. First, that the particular community which has been designing and configuring ... More


Space and the Language-Cognition Interface

Anna Papafragou

in The Innate Mind, Volume 3: Foundations and the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195332834
eISBN:
9780199868117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332834.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Languages clearly differ in the ways in which they describe spatial location and motion. These cross-linguistic differences have given rise to the question of whether the corresponding nonlinguistic ... More


Encoding and Beyond in the Motor Cortex

Nicholas G. Hatsopoulos, Maryam Saleh, and Julian A. Mattiello

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter proposes that the motor cortex does not encode movement as any one simple Newtonian parameter of motion. Rather, if motor cortical neurons actually encode anything at all, they represent ... More


Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Malte Zimmermann and Caroline Féry (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book brings together leading figures to present an overview of different approaches to the formal expression of information structure in language and how it works in human communication. ... More


Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This critical study of Hardy's short stories provides a thorough account of the ruling preoccupations and recurrent writing strategies of his entire corpus, as well as providing detailed readings of ... More


Children's Understanding and Remembering of Stressful Experiences

Lynne Baker-Ward, Peter A. Ornstein, and Lauren P. Starnes

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Autobiographical memory involves a set of constructive processes that can continue long after an experience has ended but which nonetheless influence our understanding and memory of the events of our ... More


Introduction

Malte Zimmermann and Caroline Féry

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In their introductory chapter, Malte Zimmermann and Caroline Féry provide a brief sketch of the theoretical assumptions behind the individual chapters of the volume. Information‐structure is defined ... More


Encoding

Michael E. Hasselmo, Fergus I. M. Craik, and Lila Davachi

in Science of Memory: Concepts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310443
eISBN:
9780199865321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This part presents three chapters on the concept of encoding. The first chapter discusses neural mechanisms of encoding. The second discusses the level of processing (LOP) framework that stresses ... More


In Defense of the Law of Non-Contradiction *

Edward N. Zalta

in The Law of Non-Contradiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199265176
eISBN:
9780191713989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265176.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The arguments of the dialetheists for the rejection of the traditional law of non-contradiction are not yet conclusive, for they uniformly fail to consider how the logic of encoding undermines the ... More


Long-Term Memory and Aging: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

Denise C. Park and Angela H. Gutchess

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter provides an updated view of what is known about aging and memory, integrating behaviorally based research with more recent neurally-based findings. It argues that with age, memory ... More


Solid-state NMR imaging

Bernhard Blümich

in NMR Imaging of Materials

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526766
eISBN:
9780191709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526766.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging of solid matter is made difficult by linewidths, which cause resolution and sensitivity problems. However, imaging of solid matter remains attractive because ... More


Genuine Rational Fictional Emotions

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter offers an account of the paradox of fictional emotions: the puzzle of why we seem to feel genuine emotions in response to descriptions of characters that we know to be fictional. It ... More


Motion Encoding in Language and Space

Mila Vulchanova and Emile van der Zee (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661213
eISBN:
9780191745348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661213.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This volume in the Explorations in Language and Space series contains a unique collection of chapters on the way in which motion is encoded in language. Although the way in which people encode motion ... More


Risk, Safety and Clinical Practice: Health care through the lens of risk

Bob Heyman, Andy Alaszewski, Monica Shaw, and Mike Titterton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198569008
eISBN:
9780191717499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569008.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

All too often, service users, health professionals, policy makers, educators, and researchers draw upon risk management frameworks without reflecting critically on their assumptions or limitations. ... More


Face processing and social interaction

Deborah M. Riby

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0068
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

For individuals with Williams syndrome (WS), it is highly likely that face perception does not occur in a typical manner, that the neural underpinnings of these skills do not function in a typical ... More


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