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The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience 2009, Volume 1156

The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience 2009, Volume 1156

Alan Kingstone (Editor), Michael B. Miller (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-573-31752-8

Apr 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

300 pages

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This volume features in-depth reviews of the major issues and emerging topics in cognitive neurosciences. The contributors are among the top researchers in the field.

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Preface: Michael B. Miller and Alan Kingstone.

1. Genes, Cognition, and Communication: Insights from Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Dorothy V.M. Bishop.

2. The Evolution of Language: Michael C. Corballis.

3. In Search of a Unifying Theory of Complex Brain Evolution: Leah Krubitzer.

4. Autism: The Empathizing-Systemizing (E-S) Theory: Simon Baron-Cohen.

5. The Social Neuroscience of Empathy: Tania Singer and Claus Lamm.

6. Embodied Cognition and The Simulation of Action to Understand Others: Scott T. Grafton.

7. Human Social Attention: A New Look at Past, Present, and Future Investigations: Elina Birmingham and Alan Kingstone.

8. Attention, Automaticity, and Awareness in Synaesthesia: Jason B. Mattingley.

9. The Role of Sleep in Cognition and Emotion: Matthew P. Walker.

10. Neurobiological Mechanisms of Placebo Responses. By Jon-Kar Zubieta.

11. Current Advances in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music: Daniel J. Levitin & Anna K. Tirovolas.

12. Origins of Mathematical Intuitions: The Case of Arithmetic: Stanislas Dehaene.

13. What’s New in Neuroimaging Methods?: Peter A. Bandettini.

Index of Contributors.