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Introduction

Olga F. Lazareva, Toru Shimizu, and Edward A. Wasserman

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to bring together a diverse group of experts in comparative psychology, neurobiology, and the evolution of animal vision to ... More


Mechanisms of Cortical Development

David Price and David Willshaw

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This is the first book that attempts to bring together what is known about the fundamental mechanisms that underlie the development of the cerebral cortex in mammals. Ranging from the emergence of ... More


The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Howard Eichenbaum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778614
eISBN:
9780199932962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778614.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book introduces the brain's remarkable capacity for memory. Like the first edition, this updated second edition begins with a history of memory research, starting with a ‘Golden Era’ at the turn ... More


Cortex and Mind: Unifying Cognition

Joaquín M. Fuster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195300840
eISBN:
9780199863655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300840.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book explores whether the mental order corresponds to the order of structures, events, and processes in one part of the neural order, namely, the cerebral cortex. For clarity and simplicity, ... More


Managing Brains, Minds, and Selves

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached

in Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149608
eISBN:
9781400846337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149608.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This concluding chapter suggests that for the human sciences, there is nothing to fear in the rise to prominence of neurobiological attempt to understand and account for human behavior. It is ... More


Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will

Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215393
eISBN:
9780191707025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215393.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

If humans are purely physical, and the brain does the work formerly assigned to the mind or soul, then how can it fail to be the case that our thoughts and actions are determined by the laws of ... More


Receptor and Ion-Channel Trafficking: Cell Biology of Ligand-Gated and Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels

Stephen J. Moss and Jeremy Henley (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632241
eISBN:
9780191724763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632241.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book reviews the recent advances in understanding of the molecular and cellular mechanisms that control the assembly, transport, targeting, and anchoring of the protein complexes making up the ... More


The Neurobiology of Trauma and Memory in Children

J. Douglas Bremner

in Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the association between brain development, trauma onset, memory, and neurobiological consequences of childhood trauma. It proposes a model of how stress-induced changes in the ... More


Introduction: New Approaches to Knotty Old Problems

Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown

in Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215393
eISBN:
9780191707025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215393.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The problem that is addressed by this book is given in the form of the question: ‘If humans are physical systems, and if it is their brains that allow them to think, how can it not be the case that ... More


The Synapse: Function, Plasticity, and Neurotrophism

Motoy Kuno

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198546870
eISBN:
9780191724350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198546870.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The synapse not only provides a bridge from one nerve cell to the next; its function can be modified by experience, making it important for learning and memory. This overview of the synapse provides ... More


The Effectiveness of Evaluation: What Other Psychological Abilities Affect Evaluation?

Peter Politser

in Neuroeconomics: A guide to the new science of making choices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305821
eISBN:
9780199867783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305821.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the alternative, behavioral economic models of evaluation. These models include diagnostic elements (differences in response to risk vs. ambiguity, attention to the chances of a ... More


Mapping the Word Reading Circuitry in Skilled and Disabled Readers

Kenneth R. Pugh, Stephen J. Frost, Rebecca Sandak, Nicole Landi, Dina Moore, Gina Della Porta, Jay G. Rueckl, and W. Einar Mencl

in The Neural Basis of Reading

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195300369
eISBN:
9780199863747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300369.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter describes recent studies designed to generate data not only on the localization of reading-related brain activation, but also to examine patterns of interactions and dynamic trade-offs ... More


“Edison” and “Russell”: Definitions versus Inventions in the Analysis of Emotion

JEAN-MARC FELLOUS and MICHAEL A. ARBIB

in Who Needs Emotions?: The brain meets the robot

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195166194
eISBN:
9780199847020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166194.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents the text of the conversion between a roboticist and a theoretical neurobiologist about the issue of emotion. The roboticist ... More


The New Department

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The first-ever Department of Neurobiology was launched in 1966, with Kuffler as the chairman. In the 1960s and 1970s, the main problem between Torsten and David concerned the question of continuing ... More


Neurobiology of spatial behavior

David F. Sherry and Jennifer S. Hoshooley

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter investigates the structural aspects of the avian brain, and how this can influence spatial memory. Using cross-species comparisons within the Paridae and comparing Parids to other ... More


Introduction: Music Perception and Cognition

Andreas C. Lehmann

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Research in perception and cognition in music has seen tremendous growth over the last two decades. In the wake of recent advances in neurobiology, trying to separate perception and cognition has ... More


Does fMRI Have A Role in Personalized Health Care for Psychiatric Patients?

Alex Fornito and Edward T. Bullmore

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has rapidly emerged as an important tool for understanding the neural correlates of myriad cognitive and emotional processes. By offering a direct window ... More


Personalized Medicine for Schizophrenia

Jacob S. Ballon, Ragy R. Girgis, and Jeffrey A. Lieberman

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the potential for personalized medicine as it applies to schizophrenia, one of the most severe mental disorders. The first half of this chapter will address the genetics of ... More


Epilogue

Louis A. Schmidt and Jay Schulkin

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

It is believed that science is at its best when it attempts to understand a phenomenon from multiple disciplines, multiple levels, and multiple systems. Thus, it is hoped that this belief was evident ... More


Neuroconstructivism - I: How the brain constructs cognition

Denis Mareschal, Mark H. Johnson, Sylvain Sirois, Michael Spratling, Michael S. C. Thomas, and Gert Westermann

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529910
eISBN:
9780191689710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529910.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

What are the processes, from conception to adulthood, that enable a single cell to grow into a sentient adult? The processes that occur along the way are so complex that any attempt to understand ... More


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