What Actions Tell the Self
By (author) Marc Jeannerod
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Motor Cognition by Marc Jeannerod
Book Description'Motor Cognition' describes the field of motor cognition - one to which the author's contribution has been seminal. The book examines how the motor actions we perform and watch others perform play a pivotal role in the construction of the 'self' - our ability to acknowledge and recognise our own identity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198569640
(268mm x 188mm x 43mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marc Jeannerod
Motor Cognition, Paperback (June 2006)
This book is the first to describe the new field of 'Motor Cognition' - one to which the author's contribution has been seminal. It examines how the motor actions we perform and watch others perform play a pivotal role in the construction of the 'self' - our ability to acknowledge and recognise our own identity.
Higher-order Motor Disorders, Hardback (March 2005)
Discusses the control of complex movements. This volume provides coverage of such conditions as the grasping reflex, gait disorders, speech motor control and tics. It links research from the basic neurosciences to the clinical situation; and is intended for both researchers and clinicians.
Ways of Seeing, Paperback (October 2003)
'Ways of Seeing' is a unique collaboration between an eminent philosopher and a world famous neuroscientist. It focuses on one of the most basic human functions - vision. What does it mean to 'see'. It brings together electrophysiological studies, neuropsychology, psychophysics, cognitive psychology, and philosophy of mind.
Cognitive Neuroscience of Action, Paperback (January 1997)» View all books by Marc Jeannerod
Adopting a cognitive neuroscience approach to this question generates a new perspective and some challenging hypotheses. The book explores in detail the contribution of the brain structures, particularly the cerebral cortex, to the various aspects of movement preparation and execution.
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Author Biography - Marc Jeannerod
Marc Jeannerod, born in Lyon, France. Doctor in Medicine (1965), Thesis in Lyon, on sleep mechanisms. Post-doc at the Brain Research Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles (California). Professor in Physiology at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon. Runs his own lab on sensory-motor coordination, until 1997. 1997-2005: Founder and Director of the Institut des Sciences Cognitives, Lyon. In this Institute, works on the mechanisms of the generation of actions Member, Academie des Sciences.
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