Movement suppression: brain mechanisms for stopping and stillness
Compiled and edited by R. H. S. Carpenter and Imran Noorani
This theme issue focuses on stopping and keeping still, from behavioural, neurophysiological and comparative perspectives.
Vision in dim light
Compiled and edited by David O’Carroll and Eric Warrant
Reveals how visual performance in low light levels is possible, and in particular which optical and neural strategies have evolved to permit reliable vision.
Integrating Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity
Compiled and edited by Kevin Fox and Michael Stryker
Discusses the question of how Hebbian and Homeostatic plasticity can be integrated and reconciled in a single theory that explains plasticity, learning and memory.
Auditory and visual scene analysis
Compiled and edited by Hirohito M. Kondo, Jun-Ichiro Kawahara, Anouk M. van Loon and Brian C.J. Moore
Covers novel advances in scene-analysis research, and presents new empirical and theoretical approaches.
New frontiers for statistical learning in the cognitive sciences
Compiled and edited by Blair C. Armstrong, Ram Frost and Morten H. Christiansen
Fosters a transition to studying statistical learning as an integral part of different cognitive systems.
Interoception beyond homeostasis: affect, cognition and mental health
Compiled and edited by Manos Tsakiris and Hugo D. Critchley
Provides scientific insights into how information about the internal body is represented in the brain and integrated with thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
Interpreting BOLD: a dialogue between cognitive and cellular neuroscience
Compiled and edited by Anusha Mishra, Zebulun Kurth-Nelson, Catherine Hall and Clare Howarth
Discusses how the findings from cellular neuroscience can help to advance the use of BOLD as a tool.
Vision in our three-dimensional world
Compiled and edited by Andrew J Parker
Brings together work from leading scientists with diverse expertise to present new research and review current knowledge about visual neuroscience and cognition.
Attending to and neglecting people
Compiled and edited by Riitta Hari, Lauri Nummenmaa and Mikko Sams
This theme issue addresses why people attend to and neglect other people so radically differently depending on the situation and on the relationship between the individuals.
Innovation in animals and humans: understanding the origins and development of novel and creative behaviour
Compiled and edited by Simon Reader, Emma Flynn, Julie Morand-Ferron and Kevin Laland
Brings together experts on animal and human innovation and childhood creativity, to investigate the evolutionary roots and development of innovation.
Multifaceted origins of sex differences in the brain
Compiled and edited by Margaret M McCarthy
This theme issue highlights the current state of the art of the discipline of sex differences research, with an emphasis on the brain.
Understanding self and other: from origins to disorders
Compiled and edited by Caroline Catmur, Emily Cross and Harriet Over
Integrates the latest research into self-other understanding from evolutionary biology, anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, and psychiatry.
Origin and evolution of the nervous system
Compiled and edited by Frank Hirth and Nicholas Strausfeld
Considers the origin of nervous systems, integrating knowledge ranging from evolutionary theory and palaeontology to comparative developmental genetics and phylogenomics.
Solving the puzzle of collective action through inter-individual differences: evidence from primates and humans
Compiled and edited by Luke Glowacki, Sergey Gavrilets and Chris von Rueden
Brings together recent research on inter-individual differences and collective action in primates and humans to shed new light on why we cooperate.
Percussive technology in human evolution: a comparative approach in fossil and living primates
Compiled and edited by Ignacio de la Torre and Satoshi Hirata
Provides a landmark step forward towards a better understanding of percussive technology, a unique behaviour shared by some modern and fossil primates.
Controlling brain activity to alter perception, behaviour and society
Compiled and edited by Kristine Krug, C Daniel Salzman and Scott Wadell
Examines the different ways in which we can now alter brain activity in vivo and the implications of this research for our understanding of the relationship between brain and behaviour.
Release of chemical transmitters from cell bodies and dendrites of nerve cells
Compiled and edited by Francisco F De-Miguel and John G Nicholls
Looks at the way in which release from cell bodies influences essential functions and pathologies of the central nervous system.
Cerebral cartography: a vision of its future
Compiled and edited by Semir Zeki
Brings together eminent neuroscientists to consider the future of brain research and how it might develop over the coming quarter of a century.
Biology, cognition and origins of musicality
Compiled and edited by Henkjan Honing, Carel ten Cate, Isabelle Peretz and Sandra Trehub
Discusses the constituent mechanisms of musicality and the extent to which they are present in nonhuman species.
Communicative rhythms in brain and behaviour
Compiled and edited by Rachel Smith, Tamara Rathcke, Fred Cummins, Katie Overy and Sophie Scott
Explores a wide range of questions relating to rhythm in communication.
The principles of goal-directed decision-making: from neural mechanisms to computation and robotics
Compiled and edited by Giovanni Pezzulo, Paul Verschure, Christian Balkenius and Cyriel Pennartz
Leading experts present recent results and theoretical insights in the most relevant research directions in the study of goal-directed choice.
Brain circuitry outside the synaptic cleft
Compiled and edited by Dmitri Rusakov and Alexander Dityatev
Discusses the important role of astroglia (and microglia) and extracellular matrix (ECM) structures in regulating synaptic networking of the brain.
Complex network theory and the brain
Compiled and edited by David Papo, Javier Buldú, Stefano Boccaletti and Edward Bullmore
Provides a critical review of the main advances in the field of complex network theory applications to neuroscience.
Epigenetic information-processing mechanisms in the brain
Compiled and edited by Lawrence Edelstein, John Smythies and Denis Noble
Presents a broad and timely overview of some of the most promising areas of neuroepigenetic research by leaders in their respective fields.
Language as a multimodal phenomenon: implications for language learning, processing and evolution
Compiled and edited by Gabriella Vigliocco, Pamela Perniss, Robin Thompson and David Vinson
Discusses how taking a broader, multimodal approach to language may change the way we think about the nature of human communication.
Mirror neurons: fundamental discoveries, theoretical perspectives and clinical implications
Compiled and edited by Pier Francesco Ferrari and Giacomo Rizzolatti
Presents current research in contemporary mirror mechanism studies.
Understanding perceptual awareness and its neural basis
Compiled and edited by Antonino Raffone, Narayanan Srinivasan and Cees van Leeuwen
Provides a timely focus on crucial insights on perceptual awareness and its neural basis, and new directions for the study of multisensory awareness.
Timing in neurobiological processes: from genes to behaviour
Compiled and edited by Valter Tucci, Catalin V. Buhusi, Randy Gallistel and Warren H. Meck
Explores temporal dynamics within the brain and how these timed processes control and modulate behaviour and cognition.
Seeing and doing: how vision shapes animal behaviour
Compiled and edited by Ronald Douglas and Thomas Cronin
Address current knowledge in the area where vision science interfaces with animal behaviours such as navigation, signalling, predator evasion, food detection and orientation.
Space in the brain: cells, circuits, codes and cognition
Compiled and edited by Tom Hartley, Colin Lever, Neil Burgess and John O’Keefe
World leading experts integrate advances in optogenetics, virtual-reality, inducible transgenics, neuroimaging and computational neuroscience to define the neural mechanisms of navigation.
Language in developmental and acquired disorders
Compiled and edited by Dorothy VM Bishop, Kate Nation and Karalyn Patterson
Brings together experts from different domains to discover shared insights into how language is acquired and how it is organised in the brain.
Synaptic plasticity in health and disease
Compiled and edited by Tim Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris
Celebrates 40 years of research into long-term potentiation (LTP). Together with other forms of synaptic plasticity, LTP is widely believed to provide the cellular mechanism underlying learning and memory.