cognitive neuroscience


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cognitive neuroscience

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The branch of neuroscience that deals with the way neurological mechanisms are involved in thinking and behavior.
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Noun1.cognitive neuroscience - the branch of neuroscience that studies the biological foundations of mental phenomena
neuroscience - the scientific study of the nervous system
cognitive science - the field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind
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THE WONDERING BRAIN: THINKING ABOUT RELIGION WITH AND BEYOND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE.
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Dr Flavia Mancini of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience said that acuity for touch has been known for more than a century and tested daily in neurology to assess the state of sensory nerves on the body but it is striking that until now nobody had done the same for pain.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.
Professor Nilli Lavie, of the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, involved in the study, said: "It's a common everyday experience.
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This meant that neuroscience could extend itself into the area known as cognitive neuroscience.
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