cognitive neuroscience


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cognitive neuroscience

n.
The branch of neuroscience that deals with the way neurological mechanisms are involved in thinking and behavior.
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Cognitive neuroscience may hold the key to allowing researchers to use all of the processes to examine psychosocial treatment mechanisms.
van Merrienboer, Theo van Leeuwen, and Annemarie Boschloo (2008), Explorations in Learning and the Brain: On the Potential of Cognitive Neuroscience for Educational Science.
The upshot of this intellectual division of labor, according to Bennett and Hacker, is that the language of cognitive neuroscience has become conceptually confused because 'talk of the brain's perceiving, thinking, guessing or believing, or of one hemisphere of the brain's knowing things of which the other hemisphere is ignorant, is widespread among contemporary neuroscientists' (7).
This is not a theological book, but rather a reflection in the style of interdisciplinary religious studies on current findings from cognitive neuroscience.
Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience are the two multidisciplinary enterprises that have worked toward this goal.
An index of the event that pulls the pieces together is kept in another part of the brain, said Roberto Cabeza, assistant professor of psychology and psychological sciences at the Duke University Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.
The results were extremely clear, and specifically we found that chewing gum targeted memory," says Andrew Scholey of the university's Human Cognitive Neuroscience unit.
The extensive tests were conducted by Dr Joel Fagot of the Centre for Research in Cognitive Neuroscience in Marseille, France, and Edward A Wasserman and Michael Young of Iowa University, USA.
Inspired by the link between computers and cognitive neuroscience that lies at the origin of cybernetics, Warren Neidich and Nathalie Angles's "Artbrain" takes up the question of whether art can help investigate the workings of the brain.
Two new fields have emerged as a result of these developments: cognitive neuroscience and biological psychiatry.
The journals initially going online include Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Linguistic Inquiry, Journal of Architectural Education, TDR/The Drama Review, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, International Organization, The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, and The Review of Economics and Statistics.
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