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Attention in a Social World

Attention in a Social World

Michael I. Posner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791217
eISBN:
9780199932207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791217.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The study of attention is central to psychology. This book presents the science of attention in a larger social context, which includes our ability voluntarily to choose and act upon an object of ... More

Beyond Pleasure and PainHow Motivation Works

Beyond Pleasure and Pain: How Motivation Works

E. Tory Higgins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765829
eISBN:
9780199918966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765829.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

How does motivation work? The classic answer is that people are motivated to approach pleasure and avoid pain, that they are motivated by “carrots and sticks.” But to understand human motivation, it ... More

The Bilingual Brain

The Bilingual Brain

Arturo E. Hernandez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199828111
eISBN:
9780199345366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828111.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The book considers the nature of the bilingual brain by framing it around three specific issues: age of acquisition, language proficiency and cognitive control. To achieve this the book is divided ... More

Cultural ModelsGenesis, Methods, and Experiences

Cultural Models: Genesis, Methods, and Experiences

Giovanni Bennardo and Victor de Munck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908042
eISBN:
9780199369706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908042.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Cultural models are defined as molar organizations of knowledge. Their internal structure consists of a core component and peripheral nodes that are filled by default values. These ... More

The Elements of Cognitive AgingMeta-Analyses of Age-Related Differences in Processing Speed and Their Consequences

The Elements of Cognitive Aging: Meta-Analyses of Age-Related Differences in Processing Speed and Their Consequences

Paul Verhaeghen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195368697
eISBN:
9780199369171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368697.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book provides a qualitative overview (using graphical and classical meta-analysis) of the vast literature on aging and speeded tasks—bringing together, almost everything we know about age and ... More

The Emergence of DreamingMind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

The Emergence of Dreaming: Mind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

G. William Domhoff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190673420
eISBN:
9780190673444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673420.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book presents a new neurocognitive theory of dreams that documents the similarities of dreaming to waking thought, demonstrates that personal psychological meaning can be found in a majority of ... More

Event Cognition

Event Cognition

Gabriel A. Radvansky and Jeffrey M. Zacks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199898138
eISBN:
9780190228439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898138.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Events are what happens to us, what we do, what we anticipate with pleasure or dread, and what we remember with fondness or regret. Much of our behavior is guided by our understanding of events. We ... More

How Animals See the WorldComparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Olga F. Lazareva, Toru Shimizu, and Edward A. Wasserman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The visual world of animals is highly diverse and often very different from the world that we humans take for granted. This book provides an extensive review of the latest behavioral and ... More

How Vision WorksThe Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See

How Vision Works: The Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See

Nigel Daw

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751617
eISBN:
9780199932375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751617.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This book covers all aspects of vision—the overall organization, lightness, color, motion, depth, objects and faces, control of eye movements, adaptation and aftereffects, attention, visual memory, ... More

Human Performance OptimizationThe Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabilities

Human Performance Optimization: The Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabilities

Michael D. Matthews and David M. Schnyer (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190455132
eISBN:
9780190455156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455132.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Advances in cognitive neuroscience, engineering, and related fields suggest new ways of optimizing human performance. Especially for organizations that operate in high-stakes, high-stress, and ... More

Interdisciplinary ResearchCase Studies from Health and Social Science

Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Frank Kessel, Patricia Rosenfield, and Norman Anderson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195324273
eISBN:
9780199893966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Interdisciplinary research now receives a great deal of attention because of the rich, creative contributions it often generates. But a host of factors — institutional, interpersonal, and ... More

The Interoceptive MindFrom Homeostasis to Awareness

The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Manos Tsakiris and Helena De Preester (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume focuses on the role of interoception for mental life and lived experience, from the perspectives of neurosciences, psychological sciences, and philosophy. Interoception is the ... More

Major Issues in Cognitive Aging

Major Issues in Cognitive Aging

Timothy Salthouse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372151
eISBN:
9780199776948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372151.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

In recent years the field of cognitive aging has flourished and expanded into many different disciplines. It is probably, therefore, inevitable that some of the research has become very narrow, ... More

Navigating the Social WorldWhat Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Mahzarin R. Banaji and Susan A. Gelman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Navigating the social world requires sophisticated cognitive machinery that, although present quite early in crude forms, undergoes significant change across the lifespan. This book reports on ... More

NeuromaniaOn the limits of brain science

Neuromania: On the limits of brain science

Paolo Legrenzi and Carlo Umiltà

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199591343
eISBN:
9780191729164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591343.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Neuroeconomics, neuromarketing, neuroaesthetics, and neurotheology are just a few of the novel disciplines that have been inspired by a combination of ancient knowledge together with recent ... More

The Neuroscience of AttentionAttentional Control and Selection

The Neuroscience of Attention: Attentional Control and Selection

George R. Mangun (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334364
eISBN:
9780199932283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334364.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The ability to attend selectively to events in the world around us is a core cognitive function. It prevents distraction and enables humans and animals to dedicate perceptual, cognitive, and motor ... More

On Concepts, Modules, and LanguageCognitive Science at Its Core

On Concepts, Modules, and Language: Cognitive Science at Its Core

Roberto G. de Almeida and Lila R. Gleitman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190464783
eISBN:
9780190464806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464783.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

What are the landmarks of the cognitive revolution? What are the core topics of modern cognitive science? Where is cognitive science heading? These and other questions are addressed in this volume by ... More

PerceptionA multisensory perspective

Perception: A multisensory perspective

Nicola Bruno and Francesco Pavani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198725022
eISBN:
9780191860041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725022.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Perception: A Multisensory Perspective examines multisensory interactions as the key process behind how we perceive our own body, control its movements, perceive and recognize objects, respond to ... More

Predictions in the BrainUsing Our Past to Generate a Future

Predictions in the Brain: Using Our Past to Generate a Future

Moshe Bar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395518
eISBN:
9780199897230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395518.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

When one is immersed in the fascinating world of neuroscience findings, the brain might start to seem like a collection of “modules,” each specializes in a specific mental feat. But just like in ... More

Seeing in DepthVolume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The two volumes in this book contain a survey of knowledge about the visual perception of the three-dimensional visual world. The primary interest is biological vision. Machine vision and ... More

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