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Dynamic Coordination in the BrainFrom Neurons to Mind

Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Christoph von der Malsburg, William A. Phillips, and Wolf Singer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

A fundamental shift is occurring in neuroscience and related disciplines. In the past, researchers focused on functional specialization of the brain, discovering complex processing strategies based ... More

Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Roderick Nicolson and Angela Fawcett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Dyslexia research has made dramatic progress since the mid-1980s. Once discounted as a “middle-class myth,” dyslexia is now the subject of a complex—and confusing—body of theoretical and empirical ... More

Feeling BeautyThe Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

G. Gabrielle Starr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019316
eISBN:
9780262315449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019316.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This book argues that understanding the neural underpinnings of aesthetic experience can reshape our conceptions of aesthetics and the arts. Drawing on the tools of both cognitive neuroscience and ... More

Functional Connections of Cortical AreasA New View from the Thalamus

Functional Connections of Cortical Areas: A New View from the Thalamus

S. Murray Sherman and Rainer W. Guillery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019309
eISBN:
9780262314992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019309.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This book shows new ways of thinking about how the brain relates to the world, to cognition, and to behavior. Based on foundations previously established the book considers the implications of these ... More

The Human AdvantageA New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable

The Human Advantage: A New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034258
eISBN:
9780262333214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034258.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Humans are awesome. Our brains are gigantic, seven times larger than they should be for the size of our bodies, use 25% of all the energy the body requires each day, and became enormous in hardly any ... More

Language, Music, and the BrainA Mysterious Relationship

Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Michael A. Arbib (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Through four key themes, this book explores the relationships between language, music, and the brain and the crosstalk between them: (a) song and dance as a bridge between music and language; (b) ... More

The Memory ProcessNeuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Suzanne Nalbantian, Paul M. Matthews, and James L. McClelland (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of human memory, with contributions from both neuroscientists and humanists. Linking the neuroscientific study of memory to the ... More

Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control

Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control

Rogier B. Mars, Jerome Sallet, Matthew F. S. Rushworth, and Nick Yeung (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016438
eISBN:
9780262298490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016438.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book offers a range of perspectives on a simple problem: How does the brain choose efficiently and adaptively among options to ensure coherent, goal-directed behavior? The contributors, from ... More

The Pragmatic TurnToward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Andreas K. Engel, Karl J. Friston, and Danica Kragic (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Cognitive science is experiencing a pragmatic turn away from the traditional representation-centered framework toward a view that focuses on understanding cognition as “enactive.” This enactive view ... More

Principles of Neural Design

Principles of Neural Design

Peter Sterling and Simon Laughlin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The human brain is far smarter than a supercomputer but requires 100,000-fold less energy and space. Such efficient information processing is governed by ten principles of design. These apply to the ... More

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