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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As the holder of a doctorate in cognitive neuroscience, she developed the course as a way to explore how the discipline might help to solve or mitigate environmental and social challenges.
van Merrienboer, Theo van Leeuwen, and Annemarie Boschloo (2008), Explorations in Learning and the Brain: On the Potential of Cognitive Neuroscience for Educational Science.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. Vol.9, pp.605-610
Mangun, Cognitive neuroscience: The biology of mind, New York, Norton & Comp., 2002; o la pagina Web de la Cognitive Neuroscience Society (http://cogneurosociety.org/about/cognitive-neuroscience).
Professor Brian Butterworth, a dyscalculia expert, from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, at University College London, undertook the study in Cuba with the Cuban Centre for Neuroscience.
This meant that neuroscience could extend itself into the area known as cognitive neuroscience. Its practitioners could then determine for themselves the conceptual terms and language they would find appropriate for research purposes, and the ontological reach of such research.
The Organisational Cognitive Neuroscience Centre is thought to be one of the first of its kind in the world and will also conduct research into the thought-processes of workers and consumers.
Sophie Scott, a Wellcome Trust senior research fellow at UCL's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. "Now we understand that the same appears to apply to laughter, too -- at least at the level of the brain."
Although the field of developmental cognitive neuroscience is still in its infancy, the authors demonstrate that our understanding of cognitive development is and will be vastly improved as the mechanisms underlying development are elucidated.
THE WONDERING BRAIN: THINKING ABOUT RELIGION WITH AND BEYOND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. By Kelly Bulkeley.
Durham University's cognitive neuroscience research team is working with Newcastle hospitals professor David Mendelow.
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