Brain and Cognition by Daniel Druckman

By Daniel Druckman

Writer: nationwide Academies ebook date: 1989 unique Identifier: NAP:13400 matters: Psychophysiology Cognitive technology Evoked potentials (Electrophysiology) mind Magnetoencephalography Cognitive remedy studying schooling / academic Psychology clinical / Neurology clinical / Neuroscience Psychology / Cognitive Psychology Psychology / Neuropsychology Psychology / Physiological Psychology Notes: this can be an OCR reprint. there is typos or lacking textual content. There aren't any illustrations or indexes. if you happen to purchase the overall Books version of this ebook you get unfastened trial entry to Million-Books.com the place you could choose from greater than one million books at no cost. you can even preview the ebook there.

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These, however, should not be mere replications of experiments across different populations of subjects; they should involve the same subjects and the experimenters should have the 34 BRAIN AND COGNITION: SOME NEW TECHNOLOGIES broad biophysical skills needed to interpret such data. In this same connection, it may be instructive to conduct studies involving clinical populations, including patients with split brains, so that it becomes relatively easy to isolate anatomically symmetrical regions from each other.

Problems arise, of course, in the definition and measurement of the dependent psychophysiological variables as well. We list here five of these difficulties, illustrated within the context of the study of event-related activities. CRITICAL PROBLEMS 45 Definition of Components The definition of the dependent variables presents a challenge to all psychophysiologists. In virtually every case the data are multidimensional and the measurement requires some method of selecting the features of the data to which the measurement will be applied.

So too would correlated brain imaging studies (see the next section). These, however, should not be mere replications of experiments across different populations of subjects; they should involve the same subjects and the experimenters should have the 34 BRAIN AND COGNITION: SOME NEW TECHNOLOGIES broad biophysical skills needed to interpret such data. In this same connection, it may be instructive to conduct studies involving clinical populations, including patients with split brains, so that it becomes relatively easy to isolate anatomically symmetrical regions from each other.

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