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Neuroconstructivism - I: How the brain constructs cognition

Denis Mareschal, Mark H. Johnson, Sylvain Sirois, Michael Spratling, Michael S. C. Thomas, and Gert Westermann

Abstract

What are the processes, from conception to adulthood, that enable a single cell to grow into a sentient adult? The processes that occur along the way are so complex that any attempt to understand development necessitates a multi-disciplinary approach, integrating data from cognitive studies, computational work, and neuroimaging. This book is the first volume in a two-volume publication that presents an integrative new framework for considering development. The chapters give reviews of up-to-to date findings from neurobiology, brain imaging, child development, and computer and robotic modellin ... More

Keywords: dyslexia, developmental disorders, neuroimaging, child development, neurobiology, brain imaging, robotic modelling, computational simulations, developmental processes, social cognitive interactions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198529910
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529910.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Denis Mareschal, author
Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

Mark H. Johnson, author
Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

Sylvain Sirois, author
School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

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