FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Essential reading for neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, neuropsychologists and others interested in the neural mechanisms behind thinking, reasoning and higher cognition, the textbook Reasoning: The Neuroscience of How We Think is a comprehensive guide to the core topics related to a thorough understanding of reasoning. It presents the current knowledge of the subject in a unified, complete manner, ranging from animal studies, to applied situations, and is the only book available that presents a sustained focus on the neurobiological processes behind reasoning throughout all chapters, while also synthesizing research from animal behavior, cognitive psychology, development, and philosophy for a truly multidisciplinary approach. The book considers historical perspectives, state-of-the-art research methods, and future directions in emerging technology and cognitive enhancement.
Dr. Dan Krawczyk, associate research professor and deputy director of the Center for BrainHealth, holds the Debbie and Jim Francis Chair in Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas and is also an associate professor in psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.