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  1. 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 9th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Aping Mankind

    Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity

    By Raymond Tallis

    In a devastating critique Raymond Tallis exposes the exaggerated claims made for the ability of neuroscience and evolutionary theory to explain human consciousness, behaviour, culture and society.While readily acknowledging the astounding progress neuroscience has made in helping us understand how...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Face Perception

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. Memory and Aging

    Current Issues and Future Directions

    Edited by Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, Nobuo Ohta

    Current demographical patterns predict an aging worldwide population. It is projected that by 2050, more than 20% of the US population and 40% of the Japanese population will be older than 65. A dramatic increase in research on memory and aging has emerged to understand the age-related changes in...

    Published December 17th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Augmenting Cognition

    By Idan Segev, Henry Markram

    The Human brain is only 100,000 years old. Yet, this newly evolved organ endows us with unique creative capabilities beyond all other living creatures, including the gift to understand itself. As our very survival and success in life depends on utilizing our brain’s power, intense efforts have...

    Published November 21st 2011 by EPFL Press

  6. The Body in the Brain

    Body Representations, Processes and Neural Mechanisms

    Edited by Stephen R. Jackson, Laurel L. Buxbaum, H. Branch Coslett

    Series: Special Issues of Cognitive Neuroscience

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. Attention, Representation, and Human Performance

    Integration of Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation

    Edited by Slim Masmoudi, David Yun Dai, Abdelmajid Naceur

    This volume presents a rare occasion where scholars from Europe, North Africa and North America share their research programs and findings revolving around an important theme: integration. Despite different research foci and methodologies, there is a strong consensus that we need to understand a...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Semantic Processing

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Wolfram Hinzen, David Poeppel

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 16th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Past, Present, and Future Contributions of Cognitive Writing Research to Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Virginia Wise Berninger

    This volume tells the story of research on the cognitive processes of writing—from the perspectives of the early pioneers, the contemporary contributors, and visions of the future for the field. Writing processes yield important insights into human cognition, and is increasingly becoming a...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Psychology Press