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8. The new neuropsychology of dreaming

8. The new neuropsychology of dreaming  

J. Allan Hobson

in Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775499
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.003.0008
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9780192802156
illustrates that the development of brain imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has made it possible ... More
8. Epilogue

8. Epilogue  

Michael O’Shea

in The Brain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776496
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853929.003.0008
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9780192853929
The ‘Epilogue’ asks: Will we ever truly understand the brain? Modern imaging techniques, such as fMRI, have provided valuable insights into the localization of specific mental actions in ... More
6. Disorders of dreaming

6. Disorders of dreaming  

J. Allan Hobson

in Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775499
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.003.0006
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9780192802156
‘Disorders of dreaming’ looks at the way in which the brain systems mediating dreaming can become exaggerated or distorted, with unwelcome consequences. Nightmares and night terrors are ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

J. Allan Hobson

in Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775499
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.003.0012
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9780192802156
The conclusion highlights three concepts that were not predicted by dream theorists. Firstly, dreaming and other states of consciousness are related to changes in the level of brain ... More
5. The dyslexic brain

5. The dyslexic brain  

Margaret J. Snowling

in Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
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May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191859496
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198818304.003.0005
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9780198818304
All behaviour, including reading, is controlled by the brain. It is therefore natural to ask: are there differences in brain structure or function in dyslexia that cause difficulties in ... More
Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction

Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction  

J. Allan Hobson

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775499
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.001.0001
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book
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9780192802156
Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction provides an increasingly complete picture of how dreaming is created by the brain. It explores how the new science of dreaming is affecting ... More
Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction

Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard Passingham

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191828607
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10.1093/actrade/9780198786221.001.0001
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9780198786221
Cognitive neuroscience was born in the late 1970s when the study of patients who had suffered brain damage or injury to limited parts of the brain revealed different components and the ... More
Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction  

Chris Frith and Eve C. Johnstone

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.001.0001
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book
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9780192802217
Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction considers a common mental disorder that has a devastating effect on sufferers and their families. While patients typically hear voices ... More
6. What do more intelligent brains look like?

6. What do more intelligent brains look like?  

Ian J. Deary

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

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
eISBN: 
9780191837296
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198796206.003.0006
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9780198796206
‘What do more intelligent brains look like?’ considers a study that used data from the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 to test the strength of the correlation between the general intelligence ... More
7. Theories and neurobiology of development

7. Theories and neurobiology of development  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0008
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9780199646593
‘Theories and neurobiology of development’ defines what a theory is and examines how the theories of two famous psychologists, Piaget and Vygotsky, have aided the current understanding of ... More
5. Biological factors

5. Biological factors  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0005
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9780192802217
‘Biological factors’ explores research into the cause of schizophrenia. Some have sought a biological basis for the disorder, while others have looked for social or psychological causes. In ... More
7. Understanding the symptoms of schizophrenia

7. Understanding the symptoms of schizophrenia  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0007
Item type: 
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ISBN: 
9780192802217
According to ‘Understanding the symptoms of schizophrenia’, patients with delusions of control and related symptoms seem unable to monitor their own actions normally. This idea bridges the ... More

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