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Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience: A…

Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience: A Beginner's Guide

by Bernard Baars

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0124158056, Paperback)

This introductory text offers a comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide to cognitive neuroscience. Chapters 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.

Companion site materials can be found at http://www.elsevierdirect.com/9780124158054

Instructor materials can be found at http://textbooks.elsevier.com/9780124158054

Complete introduction to mind-brain science, written to be highly accessible to undergraduates with limited neuroscience training

Richly 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, glossary

Ancillary support saves instructors time and facilitates learning - test questions, image collection, lecture slides, etc.

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