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Neuroscience & Cognitive Psychology   Tags: cognitive_psychology, cognitive_science, neuroscience, psychology  

This guide was designed to help you get started with research in neuroscience in both psychology and biology. It has journal databases, reference books, and other recommended resources.
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About this Guide

The cognitive sciences represent a highly interdisciplinary field, but come mostly from biology and psychology. Students taking courses or specializing in neuroscience or cognitive psychology at BC may find resources in this guide useful whether beginning your research or looking for specific information.


Other BC Subject Guides

Link to these other subject guides created by BC librarians.

  • Biology
    This is a guide to the major resources for the biological and life sciences here at Boston College.
  • Psychology
    This guide is designed to facilitate access to various types of information in psychology and related areas.
  • Health & Mental Health
    This guide was designed to help you get started with research related to health and mental health. The guide includes general reference books, web sites, and recommended journal databases.

Featured Neuroscience Books


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History and Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences

The history of cognitive neuroscience (O'Neill Stacks QP3560. B463 2008)
Bennet, M.R. Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2008.

The phenomenological mind  : an introduction to philosophy of mind and cognitive science (O’Neill Stacks BD418.3 .G35 2008)
Shaun Gallagher and Dan Zahavi. London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.

Philosophy of psychology and cognitive science
(O’Neill Stacks BF38 .P4745 2007)
Edited by Paul Thagard. Amsterdam ; Boston : North-Holland, 2007.

The prehistory of cognitive science (O’Neill Stacks BF311 .P739 2007)
Edited by Andrew Brook. Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Mind as machine : a history of cognitive science (O’Neill Stacks BF311 .B576 2006)
Margaret A. Boden. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

The Blackwell guide to philosophy of mind (O’Neill Stacks BD418.3 .B57 2003)
Edited by Stephen P. Stich and Ted A. Warfield. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2003.


A Thank You

The BC Library Staff would like to extend our gratitude to Becky DeAngelis for her hard work on this guide. Becky was a Science Librarian Intern at BC in June-December 2008.

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