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Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping$
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Stephen Jose Hanson and Martin Bunzl

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014021

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.001.0001

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What Is Functional Neuroimaging For?

What Is Functional Neuroimaging For?

(p.263) 19 What Is Functional Neuroimaging For?
Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping

Max Coltheart

The MIT Press

This chapter focuses on the contribution and goals of functional neuroimaging. It presents a detailed discussion on the goals of functional neuroimaging, including neuroanatomical localization of cognitive processes, testing current theories of cognition, and neural models. The chapter reviews the work of functional neuroimaging in cognitive science and looks into its progress, and, finally, addresses questions related to functional neuroimaging and cognitive neuroimaging studies.

Keywords:   functional neuroimaging, neuroanatomical localization, cognitive processing, neural models, cognitive science

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