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
Bibliographic references
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
  • 1. Early Moral Cognition: A Principle-Based Approach
  • Fairness
  • In-Group Support
  • Authority
  • Acknowledgments
  • Conclusions
  • 2. Imaging Structural Brain Development in Childhood and Adolescence
  • Brain Structural and Microstructural Development
  • Relating Structural Brain Development to Biological Development
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusion
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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