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The Cognitive Electrophysiology of Mind and Brain

Cognitive electrophysiology is a very well established field utilizing new technologies such as bioelectric events-related potentials (ERP) and magnetic (ERF) recordings to pursue the investigation of mind and brain. Current research focuses on reviewing ERP/ERF findings in the areas of attention, language, memory, visual and auditory perceptual processing, emotions, development, and neuropsychological clinical damages. The goal of such research is basically to provide correlations between the structures of the brain and their complex cognitive functions.This book reviews the latest findings in the areas of attention, language, memory, visual and auditory perception, and brain damage research based primarily on research conducted using ERP recordings. Beyond just compiling the knowledge gained from ongoing research, the authors also identify outstanding problems in the field and predict future developments.

Audience
Cognitive neuroscientists, neuropsychologists, psychologists, and linguists.

Hardbound, 436 Pages

Published: October 2002

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-775421-5

Contents

  • A cognitive framework for an integrative psychophysiological approach to the study of mind and brain. Cognitive processing in the intact Brain. Neural mechanisms of selective attention. Clinical and Applied Perspectives. Appendixes.

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