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ISBN-10: 1782974725

ISBN-13: 9781782974727

Minoan women, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian retailers, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars look within the pages of this anthology. this isn't inevitably how they wearing the prior, yet how the authors of this booklet imagine they wearing the prior, and why they believe so. No reader of this ebook will ever examine a reconstructed gown in a museum or at a ancient competition, or watch a movie with a historical subject back with no heightened expertise of the way, why, and from what resources, the costumes have been reconstructed. The seventeen participants come from a number of disciplines: archaeologists, historians, curators with ethnological and anthropological backgrounds, designers, a weaver, a conservator and a student of style in cinema, are all experts drawn to old or historic costume who desire to percentage their wisdom and services with scholars, pastime lovers and the final reader. The anthology is additionally suggested to be used in instructing scholars at layout colleges.

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26 THE STUDENT’S GUIDE TO COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE KEY TERMS THE SUBCORTEX Basal ganglia Regions of subcortical gray matter involved in aspects of motor control and skill learning; they consist of structures such as the caudate nucleus, putamen, and globus pallidus. Beneath the cortical surface and the intervening white matter lies another collection of gray matter nuclei termed the subcortex. The subcortex is typically divided into a number of different systems with different evolutionary and functional histories.

30 17 18 34 35 26 37 19 36 The Brodmann areas of the brain on the lateral (top) and medial (bottom) surface. 26 THE STUDENT’S GUIDE TO COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE KEY TERMS THE SUBCORTEX Basal ganglia Regions of subcortical gray matter involved in aspects of motor control and skill learning; they consist of structures such as the caudate nucleus, putamen, and globus pallidus. Beneath the cortical surface and the intervening white matter lies another collection of gray matter nuclei termed the subcortex.

If two regions were stimulated with a single bar of light, the two regions synchronized their neural firing. But, if the two regions were stimulated by two different bars of light, there was no synchronization even though both regions showed a response in terms of increased rate of firing. Temporal coding may be one mechanism for integrating information across spatially separated populations of neurons. Evaluation KEY TERMS Rate coding The informational content of a neuron may be related to the number of action potentials per second.

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