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This is a stimulating synthesis of the theory and methodology of cognitive neuroscience and the clinical insights of behavioral neurology. With its concise treatments of a wide range of cognitive disorders, the book provides an invaluable and readable manual for both clinicians and non-clinicians, researchers and practitioners alike.
(T. W. Robbins, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Cambridge)
--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
Martha J. Farah is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she directs the Center for Neuroscience & Society. She has worked on many topics within neuroscience, including vision, prefrontal function, emotion, and development. In her three decades of research she has witnessed the advent of functional neuroimaging, the burgeoning of cognitive neuroscience, and its expansion into the study of social and affective processes. She is now focusing her attention on the ethical, legal and social implications of these developments.
Todd E Feinberg M.D. is Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Chief, Yarmon Neurobehavior and Alzheimer's Disease Center, Beth Israel Medical Center.
MARTHA J. FARAH, PhD, is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, where directs the Center for Neuroscience & Society, teaches undergraduate and graduate students, and carries out research. In addition to several books on vision and cognitive neuroscience, Martha has published over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and ranks among the 250 most highly cited psychologists/psychiatrists worldwide.
Martha's current interests include the effects of poverty on children's brain development and 'neuroethics', the ethical, legal and social implications of neuroscience. Her two most recent books are Neuroethics In Practice (Oxford, co-edited with Anjan Chatterjee) and Neuroethics: An Introduction with Readings (MIT Press).