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Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Jacob A. Burack, James T. Enns, and Nathan A. Fox

Abstract

The premise of this volume is that the disciplines of cognitive neuroscience, development, and psychopathology are complementary in the study of human perception and attention. Although each discipline emerges from a decidedly different and sometimes even incompatible worldview, together they lead to better science. Development is the study of the myriad of changes that occur over the lifetime of an individual, with the focus on uncovering universal categories and structure in that change. In contrast to this emphasis on universals, the study of psychopathology is premised entirely on the obse ... More

Keywords: developmental psychology, psychopathology, cognitive neuroscience, attention, anxiety, depression, autism, dyslexia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195315455
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacob A. Burack, editor
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, McGill University

James T. Enns, editor
Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia

Nathan A. Fox, editor
Department of Human Development, University of Maryland