Using Functional Neuroimaging to Test Theories of Cognition: A Selective Survey of Studies from 2007 to 2011 as a Contribution to the Decade of the Mind Initiative

Posted: 17 Jul 2012

Date Written: July 16, 2012

Abstract

The aim of the present literature survey is to estimate how many of the studies recently made available in journals devoted to cognitive neuroscience have actually pursued Goal 2, in terms of evaluating theories of cognition. Expressed in another way, the aim of the present paper is to estimate how many recent neuroimaging studies actually comprise relevant ways of exploring the human mind, thus giving rise to new disciplines as a critical contribution to the Decade of the Mind Initiative (Albus et al., 2007).

Suggested Citation

Tressoldi, Patrizio E., Using Functional Neuroimaging to Test Theories of Cognition: A Selective Survey of Studies from 2007 to 2011 as a Contribution to the Decade of the Mind Initiative (July 16, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2108599

Patrizio E. Tressoldi (Contact Author)

Università di Padova ( email )

via Venezia 8
Padova, 35131
Italy

HOME PAGE: http://www.patriziotressoldi.it

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