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- Chapter 1: Introducing Cognitive -- Neuroscience. -- Cognitive neuroscience in historical perspective. -- Does cognitive psychology need the brain? -- Does neuroscience need cognitive psychology? -- Boxed Material: -- Computational and connectionist models of cognition. -- Is the brain modular? -- Chapter 2: Introducing the Brain. -- Structure and function of the neuron. -- The gross organization of the brain. -- The cerebral cortex. -- The subcortex. -- The midbrain and hindbrain. -- Boxed Material: -- Ten interesting facts about the human brain. -- Chapter 3: The Electrophysiological Brain. -- In search of neural representations: Single-cell Electroencephalography (EEG) and Event Related Potentials (ERPs). -- Mental chronometry in electrophysiology and cognitive psychology. -- Magnetoencephalography. -- Boxed Material: -- Practical issues to consider when doing research. -- Why are caricatures easy to recognize? -- Chapter 4: The Imaged Brain. -- Structural imaging. -- Functional imaging. -- From image to cognitive theory: -- An example of cognitive subtraction methodology. -- Beyond cognitive subtraction. -- Event-related versus blocked designs. -- Analyzing data from functional imaging. -- Interpreting data from functional imaging. -- Why do functional imaging data sometimes disagree with lesion data? -- Is "Big Brother" round the corner? -- Boxed Material: -- Voxel based morphometry (VBM): -- One of the latest methods of structural analysis. -- Safety and ethical issues in functional imaging research. -- Could functional imaging be used as a lie detector? -- Chapter 5: The Lesioned Brain. -- Dissociations and associations. -- Single case studies. -- Group studies and lesion-deficit analysis. -- Animal models in neuropsychology. -- Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). -- Boxed Material: -- Ways of acquiring brain damage. -- What is the "visual" cortex of a blind person used for? -- Safety and ethical issues in TMS research. -- Facilit.
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