Reasoning: The Neuroscience of How We Think
Academic Press, 13 lis 2017 - 352
Reasoning: The Neuroscience of How We Think is a comprehensive guide to the core topics related to a thorough understanding of reasoning. It presents the current knowledge of the subject in a unified, complete manner, ranging from animal studies, to applied situations, and is the only book available that presents a sustained focus on the neurobiological processes behind reasoning throughout all chapters, while also synthesizing research from animal behavior, cognitive psychology, development, and philosophy for a truly multidisciplinary approach. The book considers historical perspectives, state-of-the-art research methods, and future directions in emerging technology and cognitive enhancement.
Written by an expert in the field, this book provides a coherent and structured narrative appropriate for students in need of an introduction to the topic of reasoning as well as researchers seeking well-rounded foundational content. It is essential reading for neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, neuropsychologists and others interested in the neural mechanisms behind thinking, reasoning and higher cognition.
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3 The Neuroscience of Reasoning
A CrossSpecies Perspective
Human Development During Childhood
6 Reasoning Over the Lifespan
7 Disorders of Reasoning
8 Reasoning About Contingencies Correlations and Causes
9 Deduction and Induction
10 Analogical Reasoning
11 Decision Making and Abductive Reasoning
Reasoning With Others
Emerging Technology and Cognitive Enhancement