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Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

Series Editor: Jamie Ward, Stanislas Dehaene, Alvaro Pascual-Leone

Reflecting contemporary and controversial issues in the study of cognitive neuroscience, the series aims to present a multi-disciplinary forum for cutting edge debate that will help shape this burgeoning discipline. It offers leading figures in the field and the best new researchers an opportunity to showcase their own work, expand on their own theories and place these in the wider context of the field.

Titles in the series may be authored or edited; each book must aim to make a contribution to a specific topic by reviewing and synthesising the existing research literature, by advancing theory in the area, or by some combination of these missions.

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  1. Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by Yann Coello, Angela Bartolo

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    This book collates the most up to date evidence from behavioural, brain imagery and stroke-patient studies, to discuss the ways in which cognitive and neural processes are responsible for language processing. Divided into six sections, the edited volume presents arguments from evolutionist,...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. The Neural Basis of Human Belief Systems

    Edited by Frank Krueger, Jordan Grafman

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    Is the everyday understanding of belief susceptible to scientific investigation? Belief is one of the most commonly used, yet unexplained terms in neuroscience. Beliefs can be seen as forms of mental representations and one of the building blocks of our conscious thoughts. This book provides an...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Neuroscience of Decision Making

    Edited by Oshin Vartanian, David R. Mandel

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    The intersection between the fields of behavioral decision research and neuroscience has proved to be fertile ground for interdisciplinary research. Whereas the former is rich in formalized models of choice, the latter is rife with techniques for testing behavioral models at the brain level. As a...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Psychology Press

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