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Author Johnson, Mark H
Title Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience : An Introduction
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015
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Edition 4th ed
Descript 1 online resource (343 pages)
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface to the First Edition -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- About the Companion Website -- 1 The Biology of Change -- Viewpoints on Development -- Analyzing Development -- Why Take a Cognitive Neuroscience Approach to Development? -- Why Take a Developmental Approach to Cognitive Neuroscience? -- The Cause of Developmental Change -- Three Viewpoints on Human Functional Brain Development -- Looking Forward -- 2 Methods and Populations -- Introdoction -- Behavioral and Cognitive Tasks -- Assessing Brain Function in Development -- Observing Brain Structure in Development -- Animal Studies and Genetics -- Developmental Disorders -- Atypically Developing Brains -- Sensory and Environmental Perturbations -- Familial Risk Populations -- 3 From Gene to Brain -- The History of the Gene -- Principles of Gene Function -- Genetics and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience -- The Epigenome -- The FOXP2 Gene -- 4 Building a Brain -- An Overview of Primate Brain Anatomy -- Prenatal Brain Development -- Postnatal Brain Development -- The Development of Cortical Areas: Protomap or Protocortex? -- Cortical Plasticity -- Differential Development of Human Cortex -- Postnatal Brain Development: Adolescence -- Postnatal Brain Development: The Hippocampus and Subcortical Structures -- Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators -- What Makes a Brain Human? -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 5 Vision, Orienting, and Attention -- The Development of Vision -- The Development of Visual Orienting -- Saccade Planning -- Visual Attention -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 6 Perceiving and Acting in a World of Objects -- The Dorsal and Ventral Visual Pathways -- Hidden Objects -- Neural Oscillations and Object Processing -- General Summary and Conclusions
7 Perceiving and Acting in the Social World -- The Social Brain -- Face Recognition -- The sensory hypothesis -- Newborns have complex face representations -- Face-biasing system ("Conspec") -- Filial Imprinting in Chicks -- Brain Development and Face Recognition -- Perceiving and Acting on the Eyes -- Understanding and Predicting the Behavior of Others -- The Atypical Social Brain -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 8 Learning and Long-Term Memory -- Development of Explicit Memory -- Implicit Memory -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 9 Language -- Inroduction -- Are Some Parts of Cortex Critical for Language Acquisition? -- Neural Basis of Speech Processing in Infants -- Influence of Experience on Brain Language Processing -- Neural Correlates of Typical and Atypical Language Acquisition -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 10 Prefrontal Cortex, Working Memory, and Decision-Making -- Introduction -- Prefrontal Cortex, Object Permanence, and Working Memory -- Prefrontal Cortex, Social Decision-Making, and Adolescence -- Prefrontal Cortex, Skill Learning, and Interactive Specialization -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 11 Cerebral Lateralization -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 12 Educational Neuroscience -- Numeracy -- Literacy -- Domain-General Skills: Executive Functions and Processing Speed -- Dyscalculia and Dyslexia -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 13 Interactive Specialization -- Three Viewpoints on Human Functional Brain Development -- Interactive Specialization -- Selective Pruning -- Parcellation and Emergent Modularity -- Emerging Networks -- General Summary and Conclusions -- 14 Toward an Integrated Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience -- Introduction -- Genes and Cognitive Development -- Relations Between Brain Structure and Function in Development -- Neuroconstructivism
Criticisms of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience -- Applications of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- Index -- Supplemental Images -- EULA
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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Johnson, Mark H. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience : An Introduction Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2015 9781118938072
Subject Cognitive neuroscience.;Developmental neurobiology
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Alt Author de Haan, Michelle
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