Readership: Anyone with an interest in science generally, but in particular in the fields of psychology, philosophy of mind, psychiatry
Paolo Legrenzi, Ca' Foscary University, Venice, and Carlo Umilta
Paolo Legrenzi teaches Cognitive Psychology at the University of Venice, where he directs the School of Advanced Studies. He is the author of: "The Mind" (2002), "Creativity and Innovation (2005) and" Believe "(2008).
Carlo Umilta teaches neuropsychology at the University of Padua, where he directs the Galilean School of Higher Studies. He is the author/editor of "Handbook of neuroscience" (ed., 1999) and "brain. Anatomy and structure of the Central Nervous System" (with M. Matelli, 2007).
"Paolo Legrenzi and Carlo Umiltà bring a welcome appraisal of brain research to a broad audience. They provide an insightful and comprehensible overview of methods and techniques from the origins of brain science to todays MRI scanners... covering methodological aspects and controversial assumptions that are commonly unknown to the general public." - Science
"Anyone who uses neuroimaging in research into mental processes should read this book. It is a provocative and stimulating critique
" - Philip Johnson Laird, Stuart Professor of Psychology, Princeton University
"Neuroeconomics, neuroaesthetics, neuroethics, neuromarketing(!).... Why are there all these new neuro... "disciplines"? This short book gives a forceful, zany and sceptical answer from two distinguished psychologists.
" - Tim Shallice, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL and SISSA