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Developmental cognitive neuroscience : an introduction /

by Johnson, Mark H. (Mark Henry), autore ;
De Haan, Michelle, autore .
Publisher: West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015Edition: 4. ed.Description: xx, 310 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781118938072; 9781118938089.Online resources: Cover image
Contents:
1 The Biology of Change  2 Methods and Populations  3 From Gene to Brain  4 Building a Brain  5 Vision, Orienting, and Attention  6 Perceiving and Acting in a World of Objects  7 Perceiving and Acting in the Social World  8 Learning and Long-Term Memory  9 Language 10 Prefrontal Cortex, Working Memory, and Decision-Making 11 Cerebral Lateralization 12 Educational Neuroscience 13 Interactive Specialization 14 Toward an Integrated Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience References Index .
Summary: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated edition of the landmark text focusing on the development of brain and behaviour during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. * Offers a comprehensive introduction to all issues relating to the nature of brain-behaviour relationships and development * New or greatly expanded coverage of topics such as epigenetics and gene expression, cell migration and stem cells, sleep and learning/memory, socioeconomic status and development of prefrontal cortex function * Includes a new chapter on educational neuroscience, featuring the latest findings on the application of cognitive neuroscience methods in school-age educational contexts * Includes a variety of student-friendly features such as chapter-end discussion, practical applications of basic research, and material on recent technological breakthroughs
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Bibliogr. p. [251]-299.

1 The Biology of Change  2 Methods and Populations  3 From Gene to Brain  4 Building a Brain  5 Vision, Orienting, and Attention  6 Perceiving and Acting in a World of Objects  7 Perceiving and Acting in the Social World  8 Learning and Long-Term Memory  9 Language 10 Prefrontal Cortex, Working Memory, and Decision-Making 11 Cerebral Lateralization 12 Educational Neuroscience 13 Interactive Specialization 14 Toward an Integrated Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience References Index .

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated edition of the landmark text focusing on the development of brain and behaviour during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. * Offers a comprehensive introduction to all issues relating to the nature of brain-behaviour relationships and development * New or greatly expanded coverage of topics such as epigenetics and gene expression, cell migration and stem cells, sleep and learning/memory, socioeconomic status and development of prefrontal cortex function * Includes a new chapter on educational neuroscience, featuring the latest findings on the application of cognitive neuroscience methods in school-age educational contexts * Includes a variety of student-friendly features such as chapter-end discussion, practical applications of basic research, and material on recent technological breakthroughs

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