Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention by Michael I. Posner PhD

By Michael I. Posner PhD

This authoritative reference presents a finished exam of the character and services of awareness and its dating to broader cognitive approaches. The editor and members are best specialists who assessment the breadth of present wisdom, together with behavioral, neuroimaging, mobile, and genetic reports, in addition to developmental and medical examine. Chapters are short but major, supplying transparent shows of state-of-the-art innovations, tools, and findings. The publication addresses the function of realization deficits in mental problems and common getting older and considers the consequences for intervention and prevention. It comprises eighty five illustrations.
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*Significant updates and plenty of new chapters reflecting significant advances within the field.
*Important breakthroughs in neuroimaging and cognitive modeling.
*Chapters at the improvement of emotion rules and temperament.
*Expanded part on issues, together with up to date insurance of ADHD in addition to chapters on psychopathy and autism.
*Chapters on cognitive education and rehabilitation.

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Wundt, W. (1887). Grundziige der physiologischen psychologic. Leipzig, Germany: Engelmann. CHAPTER 3 Boolean Map Approach to Visual Attention Liqiang Huang and Harold Pashler A ttention has been studied extensively by psychologists and neuroscientists for more than half a century. In the first several decades, this area was driven by a few key theoretical debates (especially between early selection theory and late selection theory). In this phase, theories were broad in scope and verbal in formulation.

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