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Description - Advances in Cognitive Science by Narayanan Srinivasan

Since the coinage of the term by scientist H Christopher Longuet-Higgins in 1973, Cognitive Science has become a fast growing field of study worldwide, comprising cross-linkages of disciplines like psychology, neuroscience, computer science, linguistics and philosophy. With contributions from eminent scientists from around the globe, Advances in Cognitive Science: Volume 1 covers various sub-disciplines of this study area like Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational Modeling, Cognitive Development and Intervention, Culture and Cognition, and Consciousness. The often neglected issues of culture and cognition, and consciousness are also discussed in detail. The book presents recent findings and current challenges in the all these areas and also highlights the current trends in the major sub-disciplines. It will be invaluable for researchers, faculty, students and scientists working in the field of Cognitive Science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761936497
ISBN-10: 0761936491
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 184mm x mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 5-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Narayanan Srinivasan

Narayanan Srinivasan is currently a professor at the Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS), University of Allahabad. Since 2006, Dr Srinivasan is also a visiting scientist at the Riken Brain Science Institute, Japan. He has a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science and subsequently earned his PhD in Psychology from the University of Georgia, USA in 1996. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Louisville in areas including visual perception and ophthalmology for two years (1996-98). Prior to joining the Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences in 2003, he worked at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He employs different methodologies to study cognitive processes and is interested in the study of perception, attention, actions, emotions, and language processing. Dr Srinivasan has numerous publications in international journals and has edited books. He has made many presentations at national and international conferences. Dr Srinivasan is theConvenor of the Cognitive Division of the National Academy of Psychology (India). His hobby is reading books. Janak Pandey is Professor, Department of Psychology and Coordinator for the Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad. He has headed various national and international associations of psychology and has received several awards and encomiums in his distinguished career. He has written extensively and has edited several prestigious volumes.

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