Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology

Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology

Bilalic, Merim

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

This book is the first work on neuroscientific aspects of expertise, and it provides a unifying framework to explain a wide range of expertise domains. It is an ideal supplement for undergraduate cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience courses, as well as an accessible primer for interested researchers.
1. Introduction to research on expertise; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Definition of expertise and its domains; 1.3 Cognitive mechanisms in expertise; 1.4 How the brain accommodates expertise; 1.5 Expertise as a research vehicle in cognitive neuroscience; 1.6 Conclusion; 2. Perceptual expertise; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Anatomy of the perceptual system; 2.3 Adaptability of the perceptual system; 2.4 Visual expertise; 2.5 Auditory expertise; 2.6 Tactile expertise; 2.7 Gustative expertise; 2.8 Olfactory expertise; 2.9 Conclusion; 3. Cognitive expertise; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Memory systems and their neural basis; 3.3 Memory expertise (superior memory); 3.4 Calculation expertise; 3.5 Expertise in board games; 3.6 Spatial expertise; 3.7 Conclusion; 4. Motor expertise; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Anatomy of the motor system; 4.3 Adaptability of the motor system; 4.4 Simple motor tasks (skill acquisition); 4.5 Motor expertise; 4.6 Music (motor) expertise; 4.7 Cognitive component in motor expertise; 4.8 Neural implementation of motor expertise; 4.9 Conclusions; 5. The road to expertise; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Different experts, same cognitive and neural mechanisms; 5.3 Different approaches in expertise research; 5.4. The road to expertise; 5.5 Nature vs nurture in neuroscience; 5.6 Deliberate practice; 5.7 Conclusion.
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