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Home > Publications > Dædalus > What is the Brain Good For?
What is the Brain Good For?

Dædalus, Winter 2015

What is the Brain Good For?

Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015

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Table of Contents

Neuroscience: The Study of the Nervous System & Its Functions
 Fred H. Gage


Brain Mechanisms for Active Vision
 Robert H. Wurtz


Perceiving
 Thomas D. Albright


The Energetic Ear
 A. J. Hudspeth


Remembering
 Larry R. Squire and John T. Wixted


Sleep, Memory & Brain Rhythms
 Brendon O. Watson and György Buzsáki


A Hard Scientific Quest: Understanding Voluntary Movements
 Emilio Bizzi and Robert Ajemian


Feelings: What Are They & How Does the Brain Make Them?
 Joseph E. LeDoux


Working Memory Capacity: Limits on the Bandwidth of Cognition
 Earl K. Miller and Timothy J. Buschman


Consciousness
 Terrence J. Sejnowski




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