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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

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Introduction

﹛ SECTION I ﹜ Atypical Environments, Threat, and the Development of Individual Differences in Attention

﹛ 3 ﹜ COGNITIVE BIAS MODIFICATION

Jenna G. Suway, and Nathan A. Fox

﹛ 4 ﹜ ATTENTION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANXIETY DISORDERS

Patricia L. Jordan, and J. Bruce Morton

﹛ SECTION II ﹜ The Organization of the Development of Attention in Typical and Atypical Processing

﹛ 7 ﹜ AUTISM

Elizabeth Pellicano

﹛ SECTION III ﹜ The Case of Orienting Attention in Developing an Integrated Science

﹛ 8 ﹜ CORE COMPONENTS OF FLEXIBLY ATTENDING

Jed T. Elison, and J. Steven Reznick

﹛ 9 ﹜ SOCIAL CUEING ELICITS A DISTINCT FORM OF VISUAL SPATIAL ORIENTING

Adrienne H. Rombough, Jennifer N. Barrie, and Grace Iarocci

﹛ 10 ﹜ INVESTIGATING SOCIAL ATTENTION

Elina Birmingham, Jelena Ristic, and Alan Kingstone

﹛ 11 ﹜ NEURODEVELOPMENTAL MECHANISMS IN CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

Noah J. Sasson, Lauren Turner Brown, and Joseph Piven