Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience

4.16 avg rating
( 31 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780123750709: Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness, Second Edition, provides students and readers with an overview of the study of the human brain and its cognitive development.

It discusses brain molecules and their primary function, which is to help carry brain signals to and from the different parts of the human body. These molecules are also essential for understanding language, learning, perception, thinking, and other cognitive functions of our brain. The book also presents the tools that can be used to view the human brain through brain imaging or recording.

New to this edition are Frontiers in Cognitive Neuroscience text boxes, each one focusing on a leading researcher and their topic of expertise. There is a new chapter on Genes and Molecules of Cognition; all other chapters have been thoroughly revised, based on the most recent discoveries.

This text is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in Psychology, Neuroscience, and related disciplines in which cognitive neuroscience is taught.



  • New edition of a very successful textbook
  • Completely revised to reflect new advances, and feedback from adopters and students
  • Includes a new chapter on Genes and Molecules of Cognition
  • Student Solutions available at http://www.baars-gage.com/

For Teachers:

  • Rapid adoption and course preparation: A wide array of instructor support materials are available online including PowerPoint lecture slides, a test bank with answers, and eFlashcords on key concepts for each chapter.
  • A textbook with an easy-to-understand thematic approach: in a way that is clear for students from a variety of academic backgrounds, the text introduces concepts such as working memory, selective attention, and social cognition.
  • A step-by-step guide for introducing students to brain anatomy: color graphics have been carefully selected to illustrate all points and the research explained. Beautifully clear artist's drawings are used to 'build a brain' from top to bottom, simplifying the layout of the brain.

For students:

  • An easy-to-read, complete introduction to mind-brain science: all chapters begin from mind-brain functions and build a coherent picture of their brain basis. A single, widely accepted functional framework is used to capture the major phenomena.
  • Learning Aids include a student support site with study guides and exercises, a new Mini-Atlas of the Brain and a full Glossary of technical terms and their definitions.
  • Richly illustrated with hundreds of carefully selected color graphics to enhance understanding.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

This is the fully revised and updated second edition of the very successful introductory textbook on cognitive neuroscience. Written by two leading experts in the field, this textbook book takes a unique thematic approach to introduce concepts of cognitive neurosciences, guiding students along a clear path to understand the latest findings whether or not they have a background in neuroscience. New to this edition are Frontiers in Cognitive Neuroscience text boxes; each one focuses on a leading researcher and their topic of expertise. There is a new chapter on Genes and Molecules of Cognition, and all other chapters have been thoroughly revised, based on the most recent discoveries. This title covers new edition of a very successful textbook. It is completely revised to reflect new advances, and feedback from adopters and students. It includes a new chapter on Genes and Molecules of Cognition For Teachers. It offers rapid adoption and course preparation: a wide array of instructor support materials are available online including PowerPoint lecture slides, a test bank with answers, and eFlashcords on key concepts for each chapter. It is a textbook with an easy-to-understand thematic approach: in a way that is clear for students from a variety of academic backgrounds, the text introduces concepts such as working memory, selective attention, and social cognition. It includes a step-by-step guide for introducing students to brain anatomy: color graphics have been carefully selected to illustrate all points and the research explained. Beautifully clear artist's drawings are used to 'build a brain' from top to bottom, simplifying the layout of the brain. For students this book offers an easy-to-read, complete introduction to mind-brain science: all chapters begin from mind-brain functions and build a coherent picture of their brain basis. A single, widely accepted functional framework is used to capture the major phenomena. Learning Aids includes a student support site with study guides and exercises, a new Mini-Atlas of the Brain and a full Glossary of technical terms and their definitions. It is richly illustrated with hundreds of carefully selected color graphics to enhance understanding.

Product Description:

[ Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience By ( Author ) Mar-2010 Hardcover

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bernard J. Baars; Nicole M. Gage
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801237507090000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
48.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Bernard J. Baars, Nicole M. Gage
Published by Academic Press 2010-04-06 (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press 2010-04-06, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # NU-ELS-00003598

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
46.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Bernard J. Baars, Nicole M. Gage
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2010. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 279 x 211 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness, Second Edition, provides students and readers with an overview of the study of the human brain and its cognitive development. It discusses brain molecules and their primary function, which is to help carry brain signals to and from the different parts of the human body. These molecules are also essential for understanding language, learning, perception, thinking, and other cognitive functions of our brain. The book also presents the tools that can be used to view the human brain through brain imaging or recording. New to this edition are Frontiers in Cognitive Neuroscience text boxes, each one focusing on a leading researcher and their topic of expertise. There is a new chapter on Genes and Molecules of Cognition; all other chapters have been thoroughly revised, based on the most recent discoveries. This text is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in Psychology, Neuroscience, and related disciplines in which cognitive neuroscience is taught. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
50.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Bernard J. Baars, Nicole M. Gage
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2010. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 279 x 211 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness, Second Edition, provides students and readers with an overview of the study of the human brain and its cognitive development. It discusses brain molecules and their primary function, which is to help carry brain signals to and from the different parts of the human body. These molecules are also essential for understanding language, learning, perception, thinking, and other cognitive functions of our brain. The book also presents the tools that can be used to view the human brain through brain imaging or recording. New to this edition are Frontiers in Cognitive Neuroscience text boxes, each one focusing on a leading researcher and their topic of expertise. There is a new chapter on Genes and Molecules of Cognition; all other chapters have been thoroughly revised, based on the most recent discoveries. This text is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in Psychology, Neuroscience, and related disciplines in which cognitive neuroscience is taught. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
52.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Bernard J. Baars; Nicole M. Gage
Published by Academic Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
52.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Baars, Bernard J.
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, 2010. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # FD-9780123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
53.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Baars, Bernard J.
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # TE-9780123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
61.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Baars, Bernard
Published by Academic Pr (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Pr, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 672 pages. 11.00x8.30x1.60 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
61.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Bernard J. Baars, Nicole M. Gage
Published by Academic Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0123750709

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
64.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Baars, Bernard J.; Gage, Nicole M.
Published by Academic Press
ISBN 10: 0123750709 ISBN 13: 9780123750709
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0123750709 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0040902

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
69.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.84
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book