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Published: 08 September 2012

424 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199552917

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The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex

Anatomy, Evolution, and the Origin of Insight

Richard E. Passingham and Steven P. Wise

Oxford Psychology Series

  • Uses a comparative approach, combining evidence from humans and monkeys
  • Adopts a multidisciplinary approach, combining evidence from anatomy, cell recording, imaging, and lesion effects, enabling understanding the broad scope of data on the function of the primate prefrontal cortex
  • Helps readers understand the connections of the prefrontal cortex and their importance to its function
  • Advances a testable proposal, examining ideas about experiments for future exploration of the prefrontal cortex

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