Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience by Bernard Baars
A Beginner's Guide

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Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience, winner of a 2013 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association, offers a comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide to cognitive neuroscience. Chapters in this introductory text cover all aspects of the field—the neural framework, sight, sound, consciousness, learning/memory, problem solving, speech, executive control, emotions, socialization and development—in a student-friendly format with extensive pedagogy and ancillaries to aid both the student and professor. Throughout the text, case studies and everyday examples are used to help students understand the more challenging aspects of the material. Written by two leading experts in the field, the text takes a unique thematic approach, guiding students along a clear path to understand the latest findings whether or not they have a background in neuroscience.

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Complete introduction to mind-brain science, written to be highly accessible to undergraduates with limited neuroscience trainingRichly illustrated with carefully selected color graphics to enhance understanding Enhanced pedagogy highlights key concepts for the student and aids in teaching - chapter outlines, study questions, glossaryAncillary support saves instructors time and facilitates learning - test questions, image collection, lecture slides, etc.

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Published January 25, 2012 by Academic Press. 480 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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