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  1. The Organisation of Conceptual Knowledge in the Brain: Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Perspectives

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Edited by Alfonso Caramazza, Alex Martin

    Category-specific knowledge disorders are among the most intriguing and perplexing syndromes in cognitive neuropsychology. The past decade has witnessed increased interest in these disorders, due largely to a heightened appreciation of the profound implications that an understanding of concept...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Connectionist Modelling in Cognitive Neuropsychology: A Case Study

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    By David C. Plaut, Tim Shallice

    Computational models offer tools for exploring the nature of human cognitive processes. In connectionist, neural network, or parallel distributed processing models, information processing takes the form of cooperative and competitive interactions among many simple, neuron-like processing units....

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. A Cognitive Neuropsychological Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Aphasia

    A clinician's guide

    By Anne Whitworth, Janet Webster

    This book provides both a theoretical and practical reference to cognitive neuropsychological approaches to speech and language therapists working with people with aphasia. Having evolved from the activity of a group of clinicians working with people with aphasia, it is a highly practical guide...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. The Autonomous Brain

    A Neural Theory of Attention and Learning

    By Peter M. Milner

    The behaviorist credo that animals are devices for translating sensory input into appropriate responses dies hard. The thesis of this pathbreaking book is that the brain is innately constructed to initiate behaviors likely to promote the survival of the species, and to sensitize sensory systems to...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Language Cognition

    Essays in honour of Jean-Luc Nespoulous

    Edited by Corine Astesano, Mélanie Jucla

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    This book brings together experts from the fields of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience to explore how a multidisciplinary approach can impact on research into the neurocognition of language. International contributors present cutting-edge research from cognitive and developmental psychology,...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Processing

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    By Nancy Kanwisher, Morris Moscovitch

    For social primates like us, faces may be the most biologically significant stimuli we view. Faces provide information not only about identity but also about mood, age, sex, and direction of overt attention. Does our ability to extract this information from faces rely on special-purpose cognitive...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Toward A New Behaviorism

    The Case Against Perceptual Reductionism

    By William R. Uttal

    This volume examines the scientific basis of reductionist approaches to understanding visual perception. The author makes the provocative argument that contemporary neuroscience and cognitive science have gone off on a wild-goose chase in the search for reductionist explanations of perceptual...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Language (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Max Coltheart, Giuseppe Sartori, Remo Job

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Damage to the brain can impair language in many different ways, severely harming some linguistic functions whilst sparing others. To achieve some understanding of the apparently bewildering diversity of language disorders, it is necessary to interpret impaired linguistic performance by relating it...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Modeling in Perception and Memory

    A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin

    Edited by J G W Raaijmakers, Robert Goldstone, Mark Steyvers, Amy Criss, Robert Nosofsky

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The work of Richard M. Shiffrin has highly impacted the field of cognitive science, and current developments within perception and memory have been influenced by his ideas. In this volume, several key figures in the field will comment on these developments and put them in a wider perspective....

    Published February 24th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia (Classic Edition)

    By Christopher Donald Frith

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This is a classic edition of Christopher Frith’s award winning book on cognitive neuropsychology and schizophrenia, which now includes a new introduction from the author. The book explores the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia using the framework of cognitive neuropsychology, looking specifically...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Psychology Press