The cognitive neurosciences / David Poeppel, George R. Mangun, and Michael S. Gazzaniga, editors-in-chief.

Sixth edition.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2020]
1 online resource (1241 pages) : illustrations


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The sixth edition of the foundational reference on cognitive neuroscience, with entirely new material that covers the latest research, experimental approaches, and measurement methodologies.
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  • The Nature of the Locus Coeruleus-Norepinephrine System Makes It Especially Vulnerable in Aging
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Maps and Explanations -- A Postscience Cognitive Neuroscience? -- The Future of the Cognitive Neuroscientist -- Desiderata -- Thanks -- I. Brain Circuits Over a Lifetime -- Introduction -- REFERENCES -- 1. Early Moral Cognition: A Principle-Based Approach -- Fairness -- In-Group Support -- Authority -- Acknowledgments -- Conclusions -- REFERENCES -- 2. Imaging Structural Brain Development in Childhood and Adolescence -- Brain Structural and Microstructural Development -- Relating Structural Brain Development to Biological Development -- Future Directions
  • Acknowledgments -- Conclusion -- REFERENCES -- 3. Cognitive Control and Affective Decision-Making in Childhood and Adolescence -- Cognitive and Affective Decision-Making in Adolescence -- The Neurocognitive Development of Cognitive Control -- The Neurocognitive Development of Affective Decision-Making -- Models of Neurocognitive Development -- Conclusion and Future Directions -- Acknowledgments -- REFERENCES -- 4. Social Cognition and Social Brain Development in Adolescence -- Social Cognition and the Social Brain -- Structural Development of the Social Brain
  • Development of Social Cognition and Social Brain Function -- Interactions between Social Cognition, Cognitive Control, and Motivational-Affective Processing in Adolescence -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- REFERENCES -- 5. A Lifespan Perspective on Human Neurocognitive Plasticity -- A Phylogenetically Informed Perspective on Human Plasticity throughout the Lifespan -- Ontogenesis of the Human Brain -- Lifespan Differences in Plasticity -- The Time Course of Plastic Changes -- Conclusions and Outlook -- Acknowledgments -- REFERENCES
  • 6. Brains, Hearts, and Minds: Trajectories of Neuroanatomical and Cognitive Change and Their Modification by Vascular and Metabolic -- Act IV, Scene 1 -- Postmortem Studies -- Aging of the Brain Structure: In Vivo Evidence -- Age-Related Differences and Changes in White Matter Structure and Organization -- Brain Iron Homeostasis and Aging -- Structural Brain Changes and Cognition -- Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions: A "To-Do List" for the Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging -- Acknowledgement -- REFERENCES -- 7. Brain Maintenance and Cognition in Old Age
  • Brain Maintenance-General or Specific? -- Hippocampus and Successful Episodic Memory -- Brain Maintenance beyond the Hippocampus -- Moderators of Brain Maintenance -- Etiology and Expressions of Brain Maintenance -- Future Directions -- REFERENCES -- 8. The Locus Coeruleus-Norepinephrine System's Role in Cognition and How It Changes with Aging -- The Locus Coeruleus Integrates Information about Brain Arousal State -- Local Fluctuations in Glutamate Signal Priority to the Locus Coeruleus-Norepinephrine System
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