Maries T. Banich, Rebecca J. Compton
Cambridge University Press (CUP); 4th edition
Updated fully; this accessible and comprehensive textbook; Cognitive Neuroscience 4th edition (ePub/PDF) highlights the most important conceptual; theoretical and methodological issues in cognitive neuroscience. Written by 2 experienced teachers; the consistent narrative ensures that college students link concepts across chapters; and the careful selection of topics enables them to grasp the big picture without getting distracted by small details. Clinical applications such as brain injuries; developmental disorders and dementias are highlighted. In addition; examples and analogies within the textbook; opening case studies; and ‘In Focus’ boxes engage all students and demonstrate the relevance of the material to real-world concerns. University students are encouraged to develop the critical thinking skills that will enable them to evaluate future developments in this fast-moving field. A new chapter on Neuroscience and Society considers how cognitive neuroscience issues relate to the education; law and ethics; highlighting the clinical and real-world relevance. An expanded online package includes a test bank (sold separately).