9780124158054

Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience: A Beginner's Guide

  • ISBN 13:

    9780124158054

  • ISBN 10:

    0124158056

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2012
  • Publisher: ACADEMIC PRESS INC

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Summary

This introductory text offers a comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide to cognitive neuroscience. Chapters cover all aspects of the field - the neural framework, sight, sound, consciousness, learning/memory, problem solving, speech, executive control, emotions, socialization and development - in a student friendly format with extensive pedagogy and ancillaries to aid both the student and professor. Throughout the text case studies and everyday examples areĀ used to help students understand the more challenging aspects of the material. Written by two leading experts in the field, the text takes a unique thematic approach, guiding students along a clear path to understand the latest findings whether or not they have a background in neuroscience. Complete introduction to mind-brain science, written to be highly accessible to undergraduates with limited neuroscience training Richly illustrated with carefully selected color graphics to enhance understanding Enhanced pedagogy highlights key concepts for the student and aids in teaching - chapter outlines, study questions, glossary Ancillary support saves instructors time and facilitates learning - test questions, image collection, lecture slides, etc.

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