Human Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Perspective / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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With contributions from experimental cognitive psychology, neuroscience, developmental psychology, medical science and linguistics, this volume demonstrates the diversity of approaches to human cognition in research conducted in the East and West.
A panoramic overview of recent studies of cognition is provided, with a range of fundamental issues covered, including: the role of neuroscience; the relative scope of symbolic and sub-symbolic levels of explanation; representational questions; and applications of cognitive methods. Specific topics examined include: mechanisims of attention; Alzheimer's Disease; linguistic diversity; and social functioning.
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Table of Contents
Foreword - Joel S WarmIntroduction - Indramani Singh, Raja Parasuraman and Gerald Matthews Diversity in Cognitive TheoryPART ONE: COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCECurrent Research in Cognitive Neuroscience - Michael I PosnerMechanisms Underlying Temporal Information Processing - Thomas RammsayerThe Neurochemical Basis of Attention - Sangeeta Panicker and Raja ParasuramanIndividual Differences in Arousal and Attention - Gerald Matthews,Trevor A Harley and D Roy Davies A Levels of Control ModelPART TWO: ATTENTION, MEMORY, LANGUAGE AND EMOTIONAttention and Brain Function in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease - Raja Parasuraman and Pamela M GreenwoodSelective Attention and Aging - Arthur D Fisk and Wendy Rogers Toward a Unification of Diverse FindingsAge Differences in Sensory and Cognitive Vigilance Using Tactical Symbolic Displays - John E Deaton and Raja ParasuramanRecognition Failure of Recallable Famous Names and the Episodic-Semantic Memory Distinction - Chandra Bhal Dwivedi and Sudha SrivastavaLinguistic Diversity,Language Shaping and Ecology - G C GuptaRecognition and Production of Facial Expressions of Emotion by Children with Mental Retardation - Claire A Stewart and Nirbhay N SinghPART THREE: APPLICATIONS OF COGNITIVE MODELSCognitive Ergonomics of Cockpit Automation - Indramani Singh et alHuman-Computer Interaction and Individual Differences - Anita AmbardarExpertise and Reasoning in Medicine - Vimla L Patel and Jose F Arocha Evidence from Cognitive Psychological StudiesProgressions of Mental Models in Understanding Circulatory Physiology - David R Kaufman and Vimla L PatelCognition and Child Health in Rural India - Malathi Sivaramakrishnan and Vimla L Patel