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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Metacognition and Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Monitoring and Control Processes

    Edited by Giuliana Mazzoni, Thomas O. Nelson

    Control processes are those mental functions that allow us to initiate, monitor, and prioritize mental activities. They are crucial to normal mental functioning. A better understanding of the nature of control processes and their deficits is important for clinical work and for an adequate theory of...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

    A Developmental Perspective

    Edited by John E. Richards

    This volume describes research and theory concerning the cognitive neuroscience of attention. Filling a key gap, it emphasizes developmental changes that occur in the brain-attention relationship in infants, children, and throughout the lifespan and reviews the literature on attention, development,...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by George Houghton

    Series: Studies in Cognition

    Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology is a state-of-the-art review of neural network modelling in core areas of cognitive psychology including: memory and learning, language (written and spoken), cognitive development, cognitive control, attention and action. The chapters discuss neural...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Reserve

    Theory and Applications

    Edited by Yaakov Stern

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Cognitive reserve has emerged as a powerful concept for interpreting individual differences in susceptibility to, and recovery from, brain injury or pathology. Underlying cognitive reserve is the idea that individual differences in how cognitive tasks are mediated in the brain allow some people to...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Associative Illusions of Memory

    False Memory Research in DRM and Related Tasks

    By David Gallo

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    The last decade has seen a flurry of experimental research into the neurocognitive underpinnings of illusory memories. Using simple materials and tests (e.g., recalling words or pictures), methods such as the famed Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) task have attracted considerable attention. These...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press