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cognitive neuroscience

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The branch of neuroscience that deals with the way neurological mechanisms are involved in thinking and behavior.
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"It's very tempting, but I think long-term it's a bad idea," said Martha Farah, a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Pennsylvania.
They have been invited to have physical and mental examinations which were done by neurologist and psychiatrist and then to perform the Stroop test by cognitive neuroscientist. The obtained results pattern showed that the obtained results pattern showed that age, sex and education have no significant impact on selective attention and cognitive flexibility in under studied groups except in few cases which means that personal factors alone have less influence on these measures.
As cognitive neuroscientist Cordelia Fine so brilliantly argues in her book Delusions of Gender, the biological explanations for male aggression, which still hold sway in popular consciousness, are a load of bunk.
He is a cognitive neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School who worked on the study.
Daniel Glaser, a cognitive neuroscientist at University College London, set up an experiment with members of the Royal Ballet and expert performers in a Brazilian performance art called capoeira, which is a combination of dance, acrobatics, and martial arts first brought to Brazil by imported African slaves as early as the sixteenth century.
Greene, a Harvard cognitive neuroscientist, hopes that we will transcend the limits of our moral instincts.
Cognitive neuroscientist Dr Sarah Blakemore, from University College London, said even older people should be encouraged to try something new.
John Kounious, a cognitive neuroscientist at Drexel University, showed that, although the final moment of insight is sudden, there are substantial changes in brain activity leading up to insight solutions to problems, such as a quieting of the sensory areas of the brain in the seconds before the solution reaches consciousness.
Robert Stickgold, a cognitive neuroscientist specializing in sleep research at Harvard University said, "We are living in the middle of history's greatest experiment in sleep deprivation....
Research was carried out at Muncaster Castle, in Cumbria, reputedly one of Britain's most haunted castles, by Dr Jason Braithwaite, a cognitive neuroscientist from the Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre at Birmingham University, and Maurice Townsend, from the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena.
Last spring, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in collaboration with Stansilas Dehaene, a well-known French cognitive neuroscientist, used brain imaging techniques to determine how the brain processes various mathematical problems.
Finally, James Booth, Ph.D., a cognitive neuroscientist associated with the pioneering program in learning disabilities at Northwestern University, makes the important point that none of the biological methods yields data interpretable without a model of cognition and language based on paradigms in which individuals process incoming information from the environment.
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