Blog Posts - Cognitive Neuroscience



Brain Measures – The New Psychiatric Standard

CorePsych The current labeling system is logical, reasonable and often useful for short periods, however it, more frequently than not, disregards the peer-reviewed perceptions of modern brain science associated with informed self management over time...
by CorePsychBlog on Nov 30, 2014

Brain Measures – The New Psychiatric Standard

CorePsych The current labeling system is logical, reasonable and often useful for short periods, however it, more frequently than not, disregards the peer-reviewed perceptions of modern brain science associated with informed self management over time...
by CorePsychBlog on Nov 30, 2014

Maps and Infinite Homuncular Regression

Although maps provide an excellent structural representation of what is going on the brain, in themselves they have no intrinsic value (Deacon, 2012). Maps do not really tell us about how the brain is interpreting or processing the information, only...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jan 21, 2014

Language Ecology and the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

Ecology There are about seven thousand languages in the world, the majority of which do not even fall into the ten major language families. Unfortunately, because there are so many people in the world speaking only a few languages, the carefully pres...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jan 16, 2014

UPDATED – Neuroimaging: EEG, MRI, fMRI, MEG, PET and TMS

Too see the old post click here. Electroencephalogram (EEG) EEGs measure electrical signals generated by the brain through electrodes placed on the scalp (ibid). Gel or a conduction solution is used to connect the electrodes to the scalp. Electrical...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jan 13, 2014

What is Cognitive Neuroscience, Lesions, and Stereotaxic Surgery

Cognitive neuroscience is the study of brain structures and their related cognitive-behavioural function; a field that began in the 1930s. The main objects of field are understanding how the mind if created by the brain, understanding the link betwee...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jan 13, 2014

Just Dreaming

Given that the interpretation of dreams by Freud and others is garbage, what is the evolutionary benefit of dreams? http://www.epjournal.net/wp-content/uploads/ep035978.pdf This paper presents an evolutionary argument for the role of dreams in the de...
by Malpoet's Weblog on Sep 4, 2012

Language and Cognitive Development in Children

If you have ever observed the growing process of a mould, then you understand how vital the initial stages are to the final wellbeing of the organism. Just like a mould, whatever shapes that is adopted during the language development years of a child...
by Physical Education and Health on Jun 17, 2012

PhD Position At International School of Advanced Studies, Italy, 2012/2013

    Fields of These PhD Position Applied Mathematics    (4 positions) Astroparticle Physics    (4 positions) Astrophysics    (5 positions) Functional and Structural Genomics    (7...
by Scholarships Today on Feb 19, 2012


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