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The Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Control

Tobias Egner (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-92054-1
656 pages
March 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Covering basic theory, new research, and intersections with adjacent fields, this is the first comprehensive reference work on cognitive control – our ability to use internal goals to guide thought and behavior.

  • Draws together expert perspectives from a range of disciplines, including cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, and neurology
  • Covers behavioral phenomena of cognitive control, neuroanatomical and computational models of frontal lobe function, and the interface between cognitive control and other mental processes
  • Explores the ways in which cognitive control research can inform and enhance our understanding of brain development and neurological and psychiatric conditions
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors viii

Acknowledgments xi

Section I The Basics of Cognitive Control: Theoretical Constructs and Behavioural Phenomena 1

1 Cognitive Control: Core Constructs and Current Considerations 3
Jonathan D. Cohen

2 Task Set Regulation 29
Stephen Monsell

3 Attentional Control and Working Memory Capacity 50
Matt E. Meier and Michael J. Kane

4 Conflict Adaptation: Past, Present, and Future of the Congruency Sequence Effect as an Index of Cognitive Control 64
Tobias Egner

5 Context, Conflict, and Control 79
Julie M. Bugg

6 Control in Response Inhibition 97
Frederick Verbruggen and Gordon D. Logan

7 Consciousness and Action Control 111
Bernhard Hommel

Section II Models of Cognitive Control: Computations, Mechanisms, and Neuroanatomy 125

8 Computational Models of Cognitive Control 127
Tom Verguts

9 Context Processing and Cognitive Control: From Gating Models to Dual Mechanisms 143
Kimberly S. Chiew and Todd S. Braver

10 Cognitive Control as Cost‐Benefit Decision Making 167
Wouter Kool, Amitai Shenhav, and Matthew M. Botvinick

11 Control of Behaviour by Competing Learning Systems 190
Sanne de Wit

12 Hierarchical Control of Behaviour in Human Prefrontal Cortex 207
Sandrine Duverne and Etienne Koechlin

13 Dynamic Coding for Flexible Cognitive Control 221
Mark G. Stokes, Timothy J. Buschman, and Earl K. Miller

14 Neurophysiological Oscillations and Action Monitoring 242
Michael X. Cohen

15 Models of Anterior Cingulate Cortex Function in Cognitive Control 259
Joshua W. Brown

16 The Neuroanatomy and Neurochemistry of Response Inhibition 274
Birte U. Forstmann and Anneke Alkemade

17 Neural Bases of Performance Monitoring 292
Markus Ullsperger

18 Control and Connectivity: Dynamic Networks in the Human Brain 314
Michael W. Cole

19 The Neurochemical Modulation of Prefrontal Control Processes 334
Trevor W. Robbins and Angie A. Kehagia

Section III Cognitive Control in Context: Interactions with Other Cognitive and Affective Domains 355

20 Cognitive Control in Memory Encoding and Retrieval 357
Nicole M. Dudukovic and Brice A. Kuhl

21 Learning Cognitive Control 376
Apoorva Bhandari, David Badre, and Michael J. Frank

22 Cognitive Control and Emotional Processing 392
Luiz Pessoa

23 Cognitive Control and Neuroeconomics 408
Amy A. Winecoff and Scott A. Huettel

24 Cognitive Control and Reward 422
Ruth M. Krebs and Marty G. Woldorff

25 The Social‐Psychological Perspective on Self‐Regulation 440
Erin K. Davisson and Rick H. Hoyle

Section IV Cognitive Control in Practice: Development, Training, and Clinical Perspectives 455

26 The Neurobiology of Adolescent Self‐Control 457
Alexandra O. Cohen and B. J. Casey

27 Cognitive Control and the Ageing Brain 476
Theodore P. Zanto and Adam Gazzaley

28 Working Memory Training 491
Megan SpencerSmith and Torkel Klingberg

29 Cognitive Control in the Injured Brain 513
Lesley K. Fellows

30 Transdiagnostic Impairment in Cognitive Control Neurocircuits: Behaviour, Structure, and Function 539
Lisa M. McTeague, Madeleine S. Goodkind, and Amit Etkin

31 Cognitive Control in Schizophrenia: Psychological and Neural Mechanisms 556
Deanna M. Barch and Julia M. Sheffield

32 The Neural Basis of Response Inhibition and Substance Abuse 581
Bader Chaarani, Philip A. Spechler, Kelsey E. Hudson, John J. Foxe, Alexandra S. Potter, and Hugh Garavan

33 Cognitive Control in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 602
Patrick de Zeeuw and Sarah Durston

Index 619

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Author Information

Tobias Egner is Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of Graduate Studies in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University, USA. Originally from Berlin, Germany, he received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of London in 2002 and was awarded postdoctoral research fellowships at Columbia University and Northwestern University prior to joining the faculty at Duke in 2009. He has authored dozens of influential research and theory papers on the psychological and neural mechanisms of cognitive control.
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Reviews

"This book has everything one could ask for from a handbook on cognitive control. First, the handbook is eminently comprehensive and covers fundamental concepts and hypotheses, as well as a breadth of cognitive operations including working memory, conflict resolution, inhibitory control, performance monitoring, memory encoding and retrieval, and reward and emotion. The text addresses cognitive and neuroscience theories and data, changes in cognitive control mechanisms during healthy development, and neuro-psychiatric disorders. Second, the chapters were written by some of the best scientists in each cognitive control domain including renowned senior scientists and young stars who represent the future of this discipline. This book is a must-have reference for scientists and professionals interested in cognitive control topics and it serves as an excellent resource for graduate and undergraduate students on these topics."
Roberto Cabeza, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience and Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University

 "The Wiley Handbook of Cognitive Control is a collection of state-of-the-field reviews by top researchers. It is a must-read for anyone interested in cognitive control."
Earl K. Miller, Ph.D., Picower Professor of Neuroscience, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT

"An exciting and authoritative compilation of chapters on one of the key concepts in cognitive neuroscience." —Trevor W. Robbins, Ph.D., CBE FRS FMedSci, Professor, Department of Psychology, and Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

"This is a fantastic volume that includes an all-star team of contributors. What’s so exciting is to see how cognitive control is now situated in a broader context that includes emotion and motivation, among several other processes."
Luiz Pessoa, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Maryland Neuroimaging Center, University of Maryland, College Park, and author of "The Cognitive-Emotional Brain"

"Cognitive control is fundamental for effective, goal-directed navigation through life. This impressive volume provides a comprehensive overview of what is known about cognitive control, and includes contributions from many of the field’s leaders. With coverage that spans theory, computation, neurobiology, and interactions between control and other systems, this collection is a definitive resource for students and experts." —Anthony Wagner, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Stanford University

"Finally — a reference text that covers it all in terms of theory and research on cognitive control, with comprehensive treatment from a wide variety of perspectives. This will be essential reading for students and researchers wanting to get up to speed on the current state of the field."
Todd S. Braver, Ph.D, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis

"The study of cognitive control lies at the crossroads of understanding what makes us human, and what it will take to make artificial agents that can match the remarkable flexibility of human behavior.  It is becoming increasingly central to a wide range of disciplines, from psychology and neuroscience, to psychiatry, artificial intelligence, economics, education, policy making and even philosophy.  This is the first volume to systematically review modern research in this area, and is a must-read for anyone interested in entering the area, or making use of the remarkable advances that are being made within it."
Jonathan D. Cohen, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, Princeton University

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