Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience / Edition 2

Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience / Edition 2

by Charles A. Nelson, Monica Luciana

The second edition of an essential resource to the evolving field of developmental cognitive neuroscience, completely revised, with expanded emphasis on social neuroscience, clinical disorders, and imaging genomics.See more details below


The second edition of an essential resource to the evolving field of developmental cognitive neuroscience, completely revised, with expanded emphasis on social neuroscience, clinical disorders, and imaging genomics.

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MIT Press
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Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
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second edition
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Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

IFundamentals of Developmental Neurobiology1
1Neocortical Neuronogenesis: Regulation, Control Points, and a Strategy of Structural Variation3
2Synaptogenesis in the Neocortex of the Newborn: The Ultimate Frontier for Individuation?23
3Myelination in the Developing Human Brain35
4Morphological Changes of the Human Hippocampal Formation from Midgestation to Early Childhood45
5Effects of Sex Hormones on Brain Development59
6The Development of Prefrontal Cortex: The Maturation of Neurotransmitter Systems and Their Interactions79
7Adult Neurogenesis in the Hippocampal Formation93
IIMethodological Paradigms107
8Inferences about the Functional Development of Neural Systems in Children via the Application of Animal Tests of Cognition109
9The Use of Event-Related Potentials in the Study of Cognitive Development125
10Applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to the Study of Development137
11Genetic Methods149
12Neural Network Models of Cognitive Development159
IIINeural Plasticity of Development173
13Early Brain Injury, Plasticity, and Behavior175
14Neural Plasticity and Development191
IVSensory and Sensorimotor Systems203
15Development, Plasticity, and Learning in the Auditory System205
16Brain-Behavior Relationships in Early Visual Development221
17Visual Acuity and Spatial Contrast Sensitivity: Normal Development and Underlying Mechanisms237
18Stability and Flexibility in the Acquisition of Skilled Movement253
19Speech and Language Processing in Infancy: A Neurocognitive Approach269
20Language Development in Children with Unilateral Brain Injury281
21Experience-Dependent Plasticity and the Treatment of Children with Specific Language Impairment or Dyslexia309
22Attention in Young Infants: A Developmental Psychophysiological Perspective321
23The Functional Development and Integration of the Dorsal and Ventral Visual Pathways: A Neurocomputational Approach339
24Mechanism and Variation in the Development of Attentional Networks353
25Neural Bases of Memory Development: Insights from Neuropsychological Studies in Primates365
26The Neuropsychology of Face Processing during Infancy and Childhood381
27Spatial Cognitive Development399
28Bridging the Gap between Cognition and Developmental Neuroscience: The Example of Number Representation415
29A Model System for Studying the Role of Dopamine in the Prefrontal Cortex during Early Development in Humans: Early and Continuously Treated Phenylketonuria433
30Age-Related Changes in Working Memory and Frontal Lobe Function: A Review473
VIINeurodevelopmental Aspects of Clinical Disorders489
31The Role of Nutrition in Cognitive Development491
32Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Other Effects of Prenatal Alcohol: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Implications505
33The Effects of Cocaine on the Developing Nervous System519
34Advances in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Autism537
35Tics: When Habit-Forming Neural Systems Form Habits of Their Own549
36Developmental Disorders of Attention561
37The Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia and Its Relationship to the Neurodevelopmental Model577
VIIIEmotion and Cognition Interactions597
38Toward a Neurobiology of Attachment599
39Effects of Early Deprivation: Findings from Orphanage-Reared Infants and Children617
40The Biology of Temperament: An Integrative Approach631
41Dopamine-Opiate Modulations of Reward-Seeking Behavior: Implications for the Functional Assessment of Prefrontal Development647

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