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The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Anjan Chatterjee and H. Branch Coslett


The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience takes a close look at what we can learn about our minds from how brain damage impairs our cognitive and emotional systems. This approach has a long and rich tradition dating back to the 19th century. With the rise of new technologies, such as functional neuroimaging and non-invasive brain stimulation, interest in mind-brain connections among scientists and the lay public has grown exponentially. Behavioral neurology and neuropsychology offer critical insights into the neuronal implementation of large-scale cognitive and affective systems. The bo ... More

Keywords: cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience, behavioral neurology, neuropsychology, history, heilman, case studies, biology of mind

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195395549
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395549.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anjan Chatterjee, editor
MD and Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania

H. Branch Coslett, editor
Cognitive Neurologist

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