The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 2: The Cutting Edges

Hardcover | December 27, 2013

EditorKevin Ochsner, Stephen M. Kosslyn

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Cognitive neuroscience has grown into a rich and complex discipline, some 35 years after the term was coined. Given the great expanse of the field, an inclusive and authoritative resource such as this handbook is needed for examining the current state-of-the-science in cognitive neuroscience. Spread across two volumes, the 59 chapters included in this handbook systemically survey all aspects of cognitive neuroscience, spanning perception, attention, memory, language, emotion, self and social cognition, higher cognitive functions, and clinical applications. Additional chapters covertopics ranging from the use of top-down cognitive processes in visual perception to the representation and recognition of objects and spatial relations; attention and its relationship to action as well as visual motor control; language and related core abilities including semantics, speechperception and production, the distinction between linguistic competence and performance, and the capacity for written language. Special coverage is also given to chapters describing the psychopharmacology of cognition, the theory of mind, the neuroscience underlying the regulation of emotion, andneuropsychological and neuroimaging evidence that supports the special status of self-knowledge in memory.This handbook provides a comprehensive compendium of research on cognitive neuroscience that will be widely accessible to students, researchers, and professionals working in this exciting and growing field.

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Cognitive neuroscience has grown into a rich and complex discipline, some 35 years after the term was coined. Given the great expanse of the field, an inclusive and authoritative resource such as this handbook is needed for examining the current state-of-the-science in cognitive neuroscience. Spread across two volumes, the 59 chapters ...

Kevin N. Ochsner, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology, and Director of Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Columbia University. Stephen M. Kosslyn, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Psychology ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:502 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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VOLUME 21. Kevin N. Ochsner and Stephen M. Kosslyn: Introduction to The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience: Where are we now?Part One: Emotion2. Rebecca M. Todd and Adam K. Anderson: Salience, State, and Expression: The Influence of Specific Aspects of Emotion on Attention and Perception3. Jennifer M.B. Fugate, Kristen A. Lindquist, and Lisa Feldman Barrett: Emotion: Generation or Construction?4. Jennifer A. Silvers, Jason T. Buhle, and Kevin N. Ochsner: The Neuroscience of Emotion Regulation: Basic Mechanisms and Their Role in Development, Aging, and Psychopathology5. Luiz Pessoa: Impact of Emotion on Cognition6. Andreia Santos, Lukas Pezawas, and Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg: Genetics and Emotion7. Fred W. Mast: Visceromotor Sensation and Control8. Eveline A. Crone and Berna Groalu: Development of Emotion and Social Reasoning in AdolescencePart Two: Self and Social Cognition9. Joseph M. Moran, William M. Kelley, and Todd F. Heatherton: Self-knowledge10. Aina Puce: Perception of Nonverbal Cues11. Rankin W. McGugin and Isabel Gauthier: Face Recognition12. Alexander Todorov and Peter Mende-Siedlecki: The Cognitive and Neural Basis of Impression Formation13. Rebecca Saxe: Theory of Mind: How Brains Think about Thoughts14. Naomi I. Eisenberger and Keely A. Muscatell: The Pleasures and Pains of Social Interactions: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective15. Jean Decety: The Neural Underpinnings of the Experience of Empathy: Lessons for Psychopathy16. Vittorio Gallese: Mirror Neurons and the Perception-Action Link17. Tobias Grossmann and Mark H. Johnson: The Early Development of the Brain Bases for Social CognitionPart Three: Higher Cognitive Functions18. Nick Yeung: Conflict Monitoring and Cognitive Control19. David Badre: Hierarchical Cognitive Control and the Functional Organization of the Frontal Cortex20. Kalina Christoff: Thinking21. Maya U. Shankar and Samuel M. McClure: Decision Neuroscience22. Bradley C. Love: Categorization23. Lauren Y. Atlas and Tor D. Wager: Expectancies and Beliefs: Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience24. Daniel Ansari and Stephan E. Vogel: Cognitive Neuroscience of Numerical Cognition25. TW Robbins: Psychopharmacology of CognitionPart Four: Clinical Applications26. Chandan J. Vaidya: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)27. J. Douglas Bremner: PTSD28. Karina S. Blair and R.J.R. Blair: Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia considered from a cognitive neuroscience perspective29. Samuel R. Chamberlain and Naomi A. Fineberg: The Neurobiology of Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderPart Five: Conclusion30. Kevin N. Ochsner and Stephen M. Kosslyn: Epilogue to The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience: Where are we going?