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Action ScienceFoundations of an Emerging Discipline

Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, and Arvid Herwig (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The emerging field of action science is characterized by a diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches which share the basic functional belief that evolution has optimized cognitive ... More

The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

Patrick McNamara

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016087
eISBN:
9780262298360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016087.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) suffer most visibly with such motor deficits as tremor and rigidity and less obviously with a range of nonmotor symptoms, including autonomic dysfunction, mood ... More

The Cognitive Neuroscience of MindA Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz, Kathleen Baynes, George R. Mangun, and Elizabeth A. Phelps (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The essays in this book, on a range of topics in the cognitive neurosciences, report on the progress in the field over the years and reflect on the many groundbreaking scientific contributions and ... More

The Cognitive-Emotional BrainFrom Interactions to Integration

The Cognitive-Emotional Brain: From Interactions to Integration

Luiz Pessoa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019569
eISBN:
9780262314756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019569.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The idea that a specific brain circuit constitutes the emotional brain (and its corollary, that cognition resides elsewhere) shaped thinking about emotion and the brain for many years. Recent ... More

Computational PsychiatryNew Perspectives on Mental Illness

Computational Psychiatry: New Perspectives on Mental Illness

A. David Redish and Joshua A. Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035422
eISBN:
9780262337854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035422.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychiatry is at a crossroads. Faced with challenges of diagnosis and treatment, it must balance analyses at both neurological and psychological levels. Issues of comorbidity, treatment stability, ... More

EmpathyFrom Bench to Bedside

Empathy: From Bench to Bedside

Jean Decety (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016612
eISBN:
9780262298612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016612.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

There are many reasons for scholars to investigate empathy. Empathy plays a crucial role in human social interaction at all stages of life; it is thought to help motivate positive social behavior, ... More

How We RememberBrain Mechanisms of Episodic Memory

How We Remember: Brain Mechanisms of Episodic Memory

Michael E. Hasselmo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016353
eISBN:
9780262298230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016353.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Episodic memory is essential for our day-to-day functions, enabling us to remember where we parked the car, at what time we walked the dog, or what a friend said days ago. This book draws on the ... More

The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Stephanie D. Preston, Morten L. Kringelbach, and Brian Knutson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Our drive to consume—our desire for food, clothing, smart phones, and megahomes—evolved from our ancestors’ drive to survive. But the psychological and neural processes that originally evolved to ... More

Mind and BrainA Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

William R. Uttal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015967
eISBN:
9780262298902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015967.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive neuroscience explores the relationship between our minds and our brains, most recently, by drawing on brain imaging techniques to align neural mechanisms with psychological processes. This ... More

Neuroscience of Creativity

Neuroscience of Creativity

Oshin Vartanian, Adam S. Bristol, and James C. Kaufman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume offers a comprehensive overview of the latest neuroscientific approaches to the scientific study of creativity. In chapters that progress logically from neurobiological fundamentals to ... More

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