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Reliability in Cognitive Neuroscience: A Meta-Meta-Analysis

William R. Uttal


Cognitive neuroscientists increasingly claim that brain images generated by new brain imaging technologies reflect, correlate, or represent cognitive processes. This book warns against these claims, arguing that, despite its utility in anatomic and physiological applications, brain imaging research has not provided consistent evidence for correlation with cognition. It bases this argument on a review of the empirical literature, pointing to variability in data not only among subjects within individual experiments but also in the meta-analytical approach that pools data from different experimen ... More

Keywords: anatomic application, physiological applications, empirical literature, macroscopic imaging, cognitive processes, neurons, pooling data

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780262018524
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262018524.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William R. Uttal, author