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Abnormalities of Event-Related Potential Components in Schizophrenia

Brian F. O'Donnell, Dean F. Salisbury, Margaret A. Niznikiewicz, Colleen A. Brenner and Jenifer L. Vohs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Event-Related Potential Components

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 18623 words.

Schizophrenia is a disabling psychotic illness that has been associated with alterations in synaptic connectivity and neurotransmission. Since event-related potential (ERP) components are...

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The acoustic environment

William J. Davies.

in Oxford Handbook of Auditory Science: Hearing

January 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 17650 words.

This article provides an overview of what shapes the acoustic signals that arrive at the ear. There are three physical processes which are capable of generating audible sound: a vibrating...

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Affective Brain-Computer Interfaces

Christian Mühl, Dirk Heylen and Anton Nijholt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing

January 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 11577 words.

This chapter is from the forthcoming The Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing edited by Rafael Calvo, Sidney K. D'Mello, Jonathan Gratch, and Arvid Kappas. The brain is involved in the...

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The afferent synapse

Jonathan Ashmore.

in Oxford Handbook of Auditory Science: The Ear

January 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognitive Psychology. 12981 words.

This article introduces a number of critical features of the afferent synapse with particular reference to mammalian hearing. The auditory synapse is the first relay point for the input of...

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Age-Related Decline in Working Memory and Episodic Memory

Sander Daselaar and Roberto Cabeza.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 1

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 10845 words.

Memory is one of the cognitive functions that deteriorate most with age. The types of memory most affected by aging are working memory, the short-term memory maintenance and simultaneous...

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Aging changes in the central auditory system

Robert D. Frisina.

in The Oxford Handbook of Auditory Science: The Auditory Brain

January 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognitive Psychology. 11364 words.

This article examines age-related changes in the central auditory system from anatomical and neurochemical vantage points, and then the functional consequences of these structural changes...

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Alexithymia from the Social Neuroscience Perspective

Sylvie Berthoz, Lydia Pouga and Michele Wessa.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Social Psychology. 18144 words.

Alexithymia is a multifaceted personality construct characterized by the impaired ability to reflect on and regulate one’s own emotions. This chapter refers to a wide range of domains of...

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Alignment in dialogue

Simon Garrod and Martin J. Pickering.

August 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 6655 words.

This article argues that psycholinguists need to think in a different way to understand processing in dialogue. According to this view, interlocutors do not use language to encode and...

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Alterations of ERP Components in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Rolf Verleger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Event-Related Potential Components

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 13837 words.

This chapter reviews event-related potential (ERP) studies in patients suffering from neurodegenerative diseases. Such studies have been conducted from two different points of view: using...

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Altruism

Stephanie D. Preston and Frans B. M. de Waal.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Social Psychology. 15335 words.

This chapter reviews the ultimate and proximate levels of analysis on altruism in humans, hoping to create an overarching framework that places each within a larger context that can...

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