From Monkey Brain to Human Brain: A Fyssen Foundation Symposium

From Monkey Brain to Human Brain: A Fyssen Foundation Symposium

by Stanislas Dehaene
     
 

Leaders in cognitive psychology, comparative biology, and neuroscience discuss patterns of convergence and divergence seen in studies of human and nonhuman primate brains.See more details below

Overview

Leaders in cognitive psychology, comparative biology, and neuroscience discuss patterns of convergence and divergence seen in studies of human and nonhuman primate brains.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262042239
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

IHuman brain evolution : new methods and results1
1Surface-based comparisons of macaque and human cortical organization3
2Combined human and monkey fMRI methods for the study of large-scale neuronal networks in the primate brain21
3Evolution of the human brain and comparative cyto- and receptor architecture41
4Evolution of the human brain and comparative paleoanthropology57
5Genes, brains, and culture : from monkey to human73
IIPutative prerogatives of the human brain and their evolutionary precursors95
6Quantitative thinking : from monkey to human and human infant to human adult97
7Neural correlates of numerical cognition in the neocortex of nonhuman primates117
8Evolution of human cortical circuits for reading and arithmetic : the "neuronal recycling" hypothesis133
9Cooperative brains : psychological constraints on the evolution of altruism159
10Do monkeys understand actions and minds of others? : studies of single cells and eye movements189
IIISpace, action, and attention : the multiple functions of parietofrontal circuits211
11The mirror neuron system and its role in imitation and language213
12Organization of the posterior parietal lobe and of parietofrontal connections235
13A prototype of Homo faber : a silent precursor of human intelligence in the tool-using monkey brain253
14Parietal mechanism of selective attention in monkeys and humans273
IVCognitive control and the frontal and cingulate cortices291
15The rostral-caudal axis of cognitive control processing within the lateral frontal cortex293
16Primate anterior cingulate cortex and adaptation of behavior315
VVisual representations and the temporal lobe337
17Does the human brain process objects of expertise like faces? : a review of the evidence339
18Representation of object images by combinations of visual features in the macaque inferotemporal cortex357

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