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Perception: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Brian Rogers

9780198791003
Paperback
October 2017

Very Short Introductions

Brian J. Rogers analyses the psychological and philosophical aspects of perception, and argues that what we see is not what we perceive. He investigates recent insights gained from the use of imaging techniques, and the attempts to model perceptual processes in AI systems.

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Thinking and Reasoning: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jonathan St B. T. Evans

9780198787259
Paperback
September 2017

Very Short Introductions

Thinking is the essence of what it means to be human and defines us more than anything else as a species. Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making.

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Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£7.99

Susan Blackmore

9780198794738
Paperback
September 2017

Very Short Introductions

Some of our most burning questions surround consciousness: What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Is consciousness itself an illusion? The rapid rate of developments in brain science continues to open up debate on these issues. This book clarifies the complex arguments and illuminates the major theories on consciousness.

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Sex, Lies, and Brain Scans: How fMRI reveals what really goes on in our minds

£16.99

Barbara J. Sahakian, Julia Gottwald

9780198752882
Hardback
January 2017

The potential of fMRI is extraordinary. It allows us to observe brain activity in real time, build an understanding of thoughts and motivations, and discern unconscious biases. In a limited but real way we can now 'read minds'. Barbara Sahakian and Julia Gottwald explain the science, and consider the ethical implications of using these techniques.

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Brainwashing: The science of thought control

£10.99

Kathleen Taylor

9780198798330
Paperback
December 2016

Bringing together cutting-edge research from psychology and neuroscience, Kathleen Taylor puts the brain back into brainwashing and shows why understanding this mysterious phenomenon is vitally relevant in the twenty-first century.

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Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Richard Passingham

9780198786221
Paperback
September 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction describes the new field of cognitive neuroscience - the study of what happens in the brain when we perceive, think, reason, remember, and act. Focusing on the human brain, Passingham looks at the most recent research in the field, the modern brain imaging technologies, and what the images can and can't tell us.

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Learning: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Mark Haselgrove

9780199688364
Paperback
July 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction looks at the nature of learning and how it takes place. From the early experiments of Pavlov, Thorndike, and others to the most recent studies in social learning, Haselgrove discusses learning in both humans and other animals.

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The Multiple Realization Book

£18.99

Thomas W. Polger, Lawrence A. Shapiro

9780198779896
Paperback
July 2016

Thomas W. Polger and Lawrence A. Shapiro offer the first full investigation of multiple realization—the idea that minds can be realized in ways other than the human brain. They cast doubt on the hypothesis and offer an alternative framework for understanding explanations in the cognitive sciences, and in chemistry, biology, and related fields.

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Cognitive Psychology

Second Edition

£39.99

Nick Braisby, Angus Gellatly

9780199236992
Paperback
March 2012

A broad, engaging introduction to cognitive psychology, which encourages students to become actively involved in their learning.

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Basic Vision: An Introduction to Visual Perception

Revised Edition

£38.99

Robert Snowden, Peter Thompson, Tom Troscianko

9780199572021
Paperback
February 2012

Written by three authors with over 80 years of research and undergraduate teaching experience between them, this book leads you through the intricacies of visual processing, in an engaging conversational style.

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Face Processing: Psychological, Neuropsychological, and Applied Perspectives

£37.99

Graham Hole, Victoria Bourne

9780199235704
Paperback
June 2010

Draws on a wealth of studies and research, and a unique combination of psychological, neuropsychological and applied perspectives, to give a balanced introduction to the field.

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Memory: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jonathan K. Foster

9780192806758
Paperback
November 2008

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction brings together the latest research in neuroscience and psychology - weaving in case-studies, anecdotes, literature, and philosophy - to explore and explain the science of memory - how it works, and why we can't live without it.

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