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Published: 01 November 2012

262 Pages

ISBN: 9780878935734

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Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience

Second Edition

Dale Purves, Kevin S. LaBar, Michael L. Platt, Marty Woldorff, Roberto Cabeza, and Scott A. Huettel

  • In this second edition, the editors all leaders in the field offer what is in essence a completely new book.
  • The text is complemented by full-color illustrations.
  • Boxes highlight topics of special interest or current discoveries.
  • The book includes an extensive glossary of key terms.

New to this Edition:

  • The 28 chapters of the original edition have been condensed and combined to 15 chapters for the new edition.
  • Each chapter has been updated to address the latest developments in the field, including expanded coverage of genetics, evolution, and neural development.
  • Introductory Boxes in each chapter take up an especially interesting issue to better capture readers attention.
  • An appendix reviews the major features of human neuroanatomy and basic aspects of neural signaling.

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