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Overview of In Vivo Cortical Oscillations

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

brain oscillations occur spontaneously, for example during sleep; as part of evoked responses following specific sensory stimulations; and as a correlate of cognitive and motor processes. In the ... More


Spatial disorders

Angelo Maravita

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/9780198569275.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Our daily life is characterized by continuous interactions with the space around us. When we see an object of interest or hear the voice of a friend, we may wish to orient our eyes or head towards ... More


Touch, Representation, and Blindness

Morton A. Heller (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503873
eISBN:
9780191686559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503873.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Psychological studies of touch and blindness have been fraught with controversy. Within this field there remains an important theoretical divide. Many researchers have taken a cognitive approach to ... More


Orienting of Attention

Michael I. Posner

in Attention in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791217
eISBN:
9780199932207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791217.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter lays out the anatomical basis for a brain system involved in orienting to sensory stimulation. Orienting involves aligning attention with a source of sensory signals. This may be overt, ... More


Cortex under Construction: Visual Experience and the Development of Direction Selectivity

Li Ye, Van Hooser Stephen D., White Leonard E., and Fitzpatrick David

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter outlines recent studies of a functional map in the visual cortex that has received far less attention than the more familiar maps of ocular dominance and orientation preference: the map ... More


Plasticity in the Developing Brain: Functional Reorganization after Early Brain Damage

Cioni Giovanni, D’Acunto Giulia, and Guzzetta Andrea

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0028
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter concentrates on lesions occurring before or around birth. The sensorimotor system is the main subject of this chapter. It highlights the importance of early sensory stimulation and of ... More


Playing Musical Instruments

Sheila J. Scott

in Music Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Resource for Teachers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606336
eISBN:
9780190606374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606336.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

By playing musical instruments students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have opportunities to enhance their competencies in music and build understanding of the fundamental concepts of music. ... More


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