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The book gathers some papers concerning the dialogue between neuroscience and psychoanalysis. Following the Introduction written by G. Northoff, concerning the possibility of overcoming the highly... More > impasse generating contraposition between localizationism and holism, G. Vaslamatzis deals with a “Framework for a new dialogue between psychoanalysis and neurosciences”. D. W.Mann tries to show how reflexive processes generate each of three levels of the human system (self, relationships, group). In “Sleep, memory and plasticity” M. P. Walker and R. Stickgold outline a review of the researches following the discovery of rapid eye movement (REM) and non-REM (NREM) sleep, and specifically of those that began testing the hypothesis that sleep actively participated in the process of memory development. The last two chapters, by Bessel A. Van Der Kolk, and by Allan N. Schore, demonstrate how the psychopathology of traumatic conditions can be a fertile field of dialogue between neuroscience and psychoanalysis.< Less
The Neuroscience Text By David Lane
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This unique collection focuses on how consciousness evolved and how brain based science is the best pathway to help explain self-reflective awareness. Contains a number of articles ranging from... More > "Is My iPhone Conscious?" to "Is Consciousness Physical?"< Less
Issues In Neuroscience By Dr. Jaquetta Stevens
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In the Visual Ability test, a split-brain patient was shown an image in the left visual field but could not name the object. Explain why and identify the specialized functions that were discovered... More > with regard to hemispheric lateralization. Consider some of the difficulties the split-brain operation causes and the strategies you would recommend to help a patient manage them. Was it ethical to do this study? Was it right to trade the suffering experienced by participants for the knowledge gained by the research?< Less
Neuroscience: A Primer (hardcover) By Lauren Stutzbach
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Introductory textbook introducing major concepts in Neuroscience, written by graduate students in Neuroscience.
Neuroscience: A Primer (softcover) By Lauren Stutzbach
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Learn the basic neuroscience behind how our brains work. Written, illustrated, and edited by graduate students in the Neuroscience Graduate Group at the University of Pennsylvania, this Neuroscience... More > Primer is intended for any reader with a high-school-level education.< Less
Sensory Neuroscience: A Philosophical Investigation By Daniel Deleanu
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A thorough examination of sensory neuroscience from the perspective of logosophism.
Introduction to Neuroscience for Children By Ryan Shuell
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Neuroscience, or neurobiology, is the scientific study of the nervous system. It is a multidisciplinary branch of biology that deals with the anatomy, biochemistry, molecular biology, and physiology... More > of neurons and neural circuits. It also draws upon fields including mathematics, pharmacology, physics, engineering, and psychology.< Less
"Brainy" Neuroscience for Engaged People - A Handbook of NeuroChemical Leadership™ By Maria Paviour
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Is everyone talking about neuroscience? In this book psychologist Maria Paviour filters through much of the research and evidence on the brain to focus on those key things that can make a leader... More > really shine. Taking a lighthearted look at neuroscience and organisations Paviour's approach demonstrates that the art of creating a happy, engaged workforce begins with our attitude to ourselves. Her model of leadership is quite simply - leadership models don't work!! Building on Dr Helen Fisher's trait theory Paviour identifies four leadership brain systems and draws upon exemplary leaders in public and private sector who prove that no matter what chemicals you prefer in your brain you too can be an inspiring and compassionate leader. As well as a psychologist Paviour has been a company director, chair of governors and Business Manager in the NHS. Qualifying in biology, psychology, and education she combines her knowledge of the brain and down to earth practical experience with humour.< Less
About Addictions: Notes from Psychology, Neuroscience and NLP By Richard Gray
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About Addictions provides a perspective for clear thinking about what to do, rather than how to feel about addictions and addiction spectrum disorders. About Addictions provides the reader with data... More > from Psychology, Neuroscience and Neuro-Linguistic Programming that will allow clear thought about the nature of these problems and what can be done. This is a book to think with. It is short on doctrine and long on practical information about the nature of addiction spectrum disorders and the structure of motivations for change. Here you will find information about diagnosis, studies that say something very important about ‘addictive substances’ and research in neuroscience, motivation, and preference hierarchies. Techniques and perspectives from Neuro-Linguistic Programming provide some novel approaches to treating these problems.< Less
Corporate America Needs Neuroscience Expanded Edition By Terrence Bruce
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One thing that all people have in common are neurotransmitters that fire in effort to increase our odds of survival. This holds true no matter your position and job title. We will discuss the 5 main... More > neurotransmitters that can have a significant impact on employee engagement in a good and/or bad way. There are 4 neurotransmitters that are chiefly responsible for making us feel good. There is 1 neurotransmitter that is chiefly responsible for making us feel not so good. The 4 neurotransmitters responsible for positive emotions are Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin and Endorphins. In this book, I will briefly explain what each of the 5 neurotransmitters do and why they are important. I will also point out the things I feel Corporate America is currently doing wrong that promotes the release of Cortisol versus the release of any of the 4 Happy Chemicals. I will then offer up what changes should be made to foster a much healthier, happier and more productive working environment< Less