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  1. Visual Attention and Consciousness

    By Jay Friedenberg

    Consciousness is perhaps one of the greatest mysteries in the universe. This ambitious book begins with a philosophical approach to consciousness, examining some key questions such as what is meant by the term "conscious," and how this applies to vision. The book then explores major visual...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness

    Edited by Willis Overton, Ulrich Mueller, Judith Newman

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Until recently, the body has been largely ignored in theories and empirical research in psychology, particularly in developmental psychology. Recently however, several conceptions of the relation between body and mind have been developed. Common among these conceptions is the idea that the body...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Fundamentals of Cognition 2nd Edition

    By Michael Eysenck

    Is it possible to learn something without being aware of it? How does emotion influence the way we think? How can we improve our memory? Fundamentals of Cognition 2nd edition is a basic, reader-friendly introduction to the key cognitive processes we use to interact successfully with the world...

    Published January 3rd 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. The Taxonomy of Metacognition

    By Pina Tarricone

    Metacognition is a complex construct which is fundamental to learning. Its complex, fuzzy and multifaceted nature has often led to its colloquial application in research, resulting in studies that fail to identify its theoretical foundation or elements. In response to this, the research community...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Sean Crawford

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Philosophy of Mind is concerned with fundamental issues about the relation between mind and body and mind and world, and with the nature of the diverse variety of mental phenomena, such as thought, self-knowledge, consciousness, perception, sensation, and emotion. Philosophers of mind explore some...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Cognitive Neuroscience of Consciousness

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by Anil Seth, Geraint Rees

    Series: Special Issues of Cognitive Neuroscience

    How do conscious experience, subjectivity, and free will arise from the brain and the body? Even in the late 20th century, consciousness was considered to be beyond the reach of science. Now, understanding the neural mechanisms underlying consciousness is recognized as a key objective for 21st...

    Published September 1st 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. Consciousness

    The Science of Subjectivity

    By Antti Revonsuo

    The study of consciousness is recognized as one of the biggest remaining challenges to the scientific community. This book provides a fascinating introduction to the new science that promises to illuminate our understanding of the subject. Consciousness covers all the main approaches to the...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Psychology Press