Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience
W. H. Freeman, 2008 - Medical - 757 pages
This title informs readers at all levels about the growing canon of cognitive neuroscience, and makes clear the challenges that remain to be solved by the next generation.
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introduction What Is Cognitive Neuroscience?
3Exploring Cognitive Processes
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