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Brain and Cognition by Daniel Druckman

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By Daniel Druckman

Writer: nationwide Academies ebook date: 1989 unique Identifier: NAP:13400 matters: Psychophysiology Cognitive technological know-how Evoked potentials (Electrophysiology) mind Magnetoencephalography Cognitive treatment studying schooling / academic Psychology clinical / Neurology scientific / Neuroscience Psychology / Cognitive Psychology Psychology / Neuropsychology Psychology / Physiological Psychology Notes: this can be an OCR reprint. there's typos or lacking textual content. There aren't any illustrations or indexes. in the event you purchase the overall Books version of this booklet you get loose trial entry to the place you could choose between greater than one million books at no cost. you may as well preview the e-book there.

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Finally, work on perceptual processes has continued to identify discrete 40 BRAIN AND COGNITION: SOME NEW TECHNOLOGIES brain areas associated with particular properties of the visual system such as color and motion detection. Likelihood That Progress Will Be Made In the continuing effort to bring greater and greater specificity to structure-function correlates, studying the partially disconnected human brain has been illuminating. , 1985). Using this approach, the high degree of specificity of this fiber system for perceptual and cognitive functions is now being demonstrated.

Therefore, the current paths within the dendrites of these cells must have preferred orientations. This observation leaves open the possibility that such cells located within gyri of the cortex may well contribute to external fields. This conjecture requires empirical evaluation. Effects of Anatomical Symmetry While the neurons of the visual cortex have a preferred orientation normal to its surface, stimulation of the entire central fovea will affect neurons on the medial surfaces of both hemispheres and in the roof and floor of the calcarine fissure as well.

These machines are often used in research projects even though they are not always designed with the needs of the researcher in mind. Thus, for example, many signal averagers, well designed for the diagnostic clinic, do not provide any means for saving the data associated with each trial in the test. They yield data only in the form of averages obtained over presentation of stimulus blocks. g. to compare the ERP elicited when subjects erred or responded correctly, or to compare ERPs elicited when subjects were fast with those elicited when they were slow).

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