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Electrophysiology of Mind: Event-related Brain Potentials and Cognition

Michael D. Rugg and Michael G. H. Coles

Abstract

This book reviews a productive period of research aimed at connecting brain and mind through the use of scalp-recorded brain potentials to chart the temporal course of information processing in the human brain. The book serves as both as a summary of where we have been and as a pointer of the way ahead. Event-related potential (ERP) methodology has long been used in neuroscience to measure electrical activity in the brain. It has become clear, however, that it can be a powerful tool in studying and illuminating central psychological issues relating to attention, information, processing, dynami ... More

Keywords: brain, mind, ERP methodology, attention, information, processing, dynamics, memory, language, PET

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198524168
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524168.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael D. Rugg, editor
University of St Andrews

Michael G. H. Coles, editor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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