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  1. Embodiment, Ego-Space, and Action

    Edited by Roberta L. Klatzky, Brian MacWhinney, Marlene Behrmann

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    The majority of research on human perception and action examines sensors and effectors in relative isolation. What is less often considered in these research domains is that humans interact with a perceived world in which they themselves are part of the perceptual representation, as are the...

    Published June 19th 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. The Frog Who Croaked Blue

    Synesthesia and the Mixing of the Senses

    By Jamie Ward

    As little Edgar Curtis lay on his porch, he remarked to his mother how the noise of the rifle range was black, the chirp of the cricket was red, and the croak of the frog was bluish. Edgar, like many other people, has synesthesia - a fascinating condition in which music can have color, words can...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Rhythm, Music, and the Brain

    Scientific Foundations and Clinical Applications

    By Michael Thaut

    Series: Studies on New Music Research

    With the advent of modern cognitive neuroscience and new tools of studying the human brain "live," music as a highly complex, temporally ordered and rule-based sensory language quickly became a fascinating topic of study. The question of "how" music moves us, stimulates our thoughts, feelings, and...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Memory

    Edited by Jackie Andrade

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    The term ‘memory’ encompasses our recollections of past experiences, our ability to keep track of what is happening from moment to moment, our stored knowledge, including knowledge of words and their meanings, our habits, our recognition of objects and faces, and our ability to remember to do...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Psychology Press

  5. Mental Mechanisms

    Philosophical Perspectives on Cognitive Neuroscience

    By William Bechtel

    A variety of scientific disciplines have set as their task explaining mental activities, recognizing that in some way these activities depend upon our brain. But, until recently, the opportunities to conduct experiments directly on our brains were limited. As a result, research efforts were split...

    Published October 28th 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. Prospective Memory

    Cognitive, Neuroscience, Developmental, and Applied Perspectives

    Edited by Matthias Kliegel, Mark A. McDaniel, Gilles O. Einstein

    Over the last decade, the topic of prospective memory – the encoding, storage and delayed retrieval of intended actions – has attracted much interest, and this is reflected in a rapidly growing body of literature: 350 scientific articles have been published on this topic since the appearance of the...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  7. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Communication

    By Vesna Mildner

    This is a book about speech and language. It is primarily intended for those interested in speech and its neurophysiological bases: phoneticians, linguists, educators, speech therapists, psychologists, and neuroscientists. Although speech and language are its central topic, it provides information...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. The Handbook of Aging and Cognition

    Third Edition

    Edited by Fergus I. M. Craik, Timothy A. Salthouse

    Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is...

    Published October 8th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Blindness and Brain Plasticity in Navigation and Object Perception

    Edited by John J. Rieser, Daniel H. Ashmead, Ford Ebner, Anne L. Corn

    Research into the development of sensory structures in the brains of blind or visually-impaired individuals has opened a window into important ways in which the mind works. In these individuals, the part of the brain that is usually devoted to processing visual information is given over to...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain

    Inference and Comprehension Processes

    Edited by Franz Schmalhofer, Charles A. Perfetti

    Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain is a groundbreaking book that explains how behavior research, computational models, and brain imaging results can be unified in the study of human comprehension. The volume illustrates the most comprehensive and newest findings on the topic. Each section...

    Published March 4th 2007 by Psychology Press