Essentials of Cognitive Neuroscience

Essentials of Cognitive Neuroscience
Author: Bradley R. Postle
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2020-05-27
ISBN: 1119674158
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Cognitive Neuroscience Book Excerpt:

Essentials of Cognitive Neuroscience introduces and explicates key principles and concepts in cognitive neuroscience in such a way that the reader will be equipped to critically evaluate the ever-growing body of findings that the field is generating. For some students this knowledge will be needed for subsequent formal study, and for all readers it will be needed to evaluate and interpret reports about cognitive neuroscience research that make their way daily into the news media and popular culture. New to the 2nd Edition New chapter on methodology Updated content considers the growing influence of perspectives from predictive coding, reinforcement learning, deep neural networks, and AI on cognitive neuroscience; as well as important empirical results from the past few years ranging from object and face recognition to perceptual decision making to working memory to language comprehension