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Cognitive neuropsychology

by Max Coltheart, Hal Pashler, John Wixted


(From the chapter) Examines issues in conducting experiments in cognitive neuropsychology. Main topics discussed include the following: (1) modularity; (2) cognitive-neuropsychological inference and the chocolate factory; (3) associations, dissociations, and double dissociations; (4) a worked cognitive-neuropsychological example: how are visual stimuli recognized; (5) the assumptions of uniformity of cognitive architecture; (6) why the emphasis on single-case studies in cognitive neuropsychology; (7) generalization in cognitive neuropsychology; (8) developmental cognitive neuropsychology; (9) some practicalities peculiar to cognitive neuropsychology; and (10) future directions in cognitive neuropsychology. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA )

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