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

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


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 enduring influence of Michael Gazzaniga, “the godfather of cognitive neuroscience,” founder of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, founding editor of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, and editor of the major reference work, The Cognitive Neurosciences, now in its fourth edition (MIT Press, 2009). The essays, grouped into four sections, which are named after four of Gazzaniga’s books, combine sci ... More

Keywords: memoir, hemispheric topics, integration, domination, genes, neurons, social conversations, networks, evolutionary biology, methodology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780262014014
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz, editor

Kathleen Baynes, editor

George R. Mangun, editor