Publisher description for Memory, attention, and decision-making : a unifying computational neuroscience approach / Edmund T. Rolls.
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Memory, attention, and decision-making are three major areas of cognitive neuroscience. They are, however, frequently studied in isolation, using a range of models to understand them. This book brings a unified approach to understanding these three processes. It shows how these fundamental functions for cognitive neuroscience can be understood in a common and unifying computational neuroscience framework. This framework links empirical research on brain function from neurophysiology, function neuroimaging, and the effects of brain damage, to a description of how neural networks in the brain implement these functions using a set of common principles. The book describes the principles of operation of these networks, and how they could implement such important functions as memory, attention, and decision-making.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Memory -- physiology.
Attention -- physiology.
Brain -- physiology.
Decision Making -- physiology.