Cognitive Electrophysiology of Attention: Signals of the Mind

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Abstract

Cognitive Electrophysiology of Attention explores the fundamental mechanisms of attention and related cognitive functions from cognitive neuroscience perspectives. Attention is an essential cognitive ability that enables humans to process and act upon relevant information while ignoring distracting information, and the capacity to focus attention is at the core of mental functioning. Understanding the neural bases of human attention remains a key challenge for neuroscientists and psychologists, and is essential for translational efforts to treat attentional deficits in a variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Cognitive electrophysiology is at the center of a multidisciplinary approach that involves the efforts of psychologists, neuroscientists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, and neurologists to identify basic brain mechanisms and develop translational approaches to improve mental health. This edited volume is authored by leading investigators in the field and discusses methods focused on electrophysiological recordings in humans, including electroencephalography (EEG) and event-related potential (ERP) methods, and also incorporates evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Cognitive Electrophysiology of Attention illuminates specific models about attentional mechanisms in vision, audition, multisensory integration, memory, and semantic processing in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages288
ISBN (Print)9780123984517
StatePublished - Oct 2013

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Electrophysiology
Psychiatry
Psychology
Aptitude
Nervous System Diseases
Evoked Potentials
Semantics
Cognition
Hearing
Electroencephalography
Mental Health
Research Personnel
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Brain

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Cognitive Electrophysiology of Attention : Signals of the Mind. / Mangun, George R.

Elsevier Inc., 2013. 288 p.

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