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3. Attending

3. Attending  

Richard Passingham

in Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191828607
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198786221.003.0003
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ISBN: 
9780198786221
3. Attending Abstract ‘Attending’ considers the following questions: Why do some patients neglect things to their left after a stroke? Why does attending to something else decrease the feeling of pain? Why is it dangerous to use a mobile phone while driving? It shows that there is not a limit to the capacity of the brain system to take in information, but at any one time you are only interested in some of the information that is available. The anatomical systems that support functional systems in looking and attending are described along with how we locate and identify targets, how
Introduction

Introduction  

Paul Strohm

in Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777585
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569694.003.0001
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9780199569694
Introduction
AutismA Very Short Introduction

Autism: A Very Short Introduction  

Uta Frith

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.001.0001
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book
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9780199207565
A Very Short Introduction
5. Social communication: the heart of the matter

5. Social communication: the heart of the matter  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0005
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9780199207565
5. Social communication: the heart of the matter
6. Seeing the world differently

6. Seeing the world differently  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199207565
6. Seeing the world differently
3. The first casualty: journalists at war

3. The first casualty: journalists at war  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
Published Online: 
Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780042
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199686872
3. The first casualty: journalists at war Abstract It was in the ‘Balkan wars’ of the 1990s that the news media and the military started to understand the extent to which digital media were reshaping the craft of war reporting. Journalists were now able to report from behind enemy lines. War has always delivered the most severe test to journalistic independence. What are the challenges to journalists reporting news in a war situation? How objective can they be? ‘The first casualty: journalists at war’ charts the impact of the digital era on war reporting in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the
HappinessA Very Short Introduction

Happiness: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel M. Haybron

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.001.0001
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book
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9780199590605
A Very Short Introduction
5. The sources of happiness

5. The sources of happiness  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0005
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9780199590605
5. The sources of happiness
8. A good life

8. A good life  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0008
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9780199590605
8. A good life
2. Learning about the outside world

2. Learning about the outside world  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Published Online: 
Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199646593
2. Learning about the outside world Abstract ‘Learning about the outside world’ looks at the nature versus nurture debate and asks: how do infants and toddlers learn about their world? Babies learn a vast amount from observation. Research shows that the observations that babies make are organized mentally into certain types of knowledge. ‘Naive psychology’ is about how they learn how to behave. Observing objects teachers babies how the external world works. This is ‘naive physics’. ‘Naive biology’ refers to how they learn about the natural world. Studies have shown that although babies appear to be fairly unaware of the

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