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Special Issue: The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience

Edited by

Michael B. Miller (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Alan Kingstone (University of British Columbia)

Special Issue: The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published: March 2020

Volume 1464

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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The present and future use of functional near‐infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) for cognitive neuroscience

Paola Pinti, Ilias Tachtsidis, Antonia Hamilton, Joy Hirsch, Clarisse Aichelburg, Sam Gilbert, Paul W. Burgess


Models, movements, and minds: bridging the gap between decision making and action

Nathan J. Wispinski, Jason P. Gallivan, Craig S. Chapman


Recent evidence that attention is necessary, but not sufficient, for conscious perception

Sean Noah, George R. Mangun


Between persistently active and activity‐silent frameworks: novel vistas on the cellular basis of working memory

Jan Kamiński, Ueli Rutishauser


Challenging the neurobiological link between number sense and symbolic numerical abilities

Eric D. Wilkey, Daniel Ansari


Musical anhedonia and rewards of music listening: current advances and a proposed model

Amy M. Belfi, Psyche Loui


The intersection between the oculomotor and hippocampal memory systems: empirical developments and clinical implications

Jennifer D. Ryan, Kelly Shen, Zhong‐Xu Liu


Allocentric representations for target memory and reaching in human cortex

Ying Chen, J. Douglas Crawford


Ovarian hormones: a long overlooked but critical contributor to cognitive brain structures and function

Adriene M. Beltz, Jason S. Moser


The importance of diversity in cognitive neuroscience

Vonetta M. Dotson, Audrey Duarte


A new look at the cognitive neuroscience of video game play

Gillian Dale, Augustin Joessel, Daphne Bavelier, C. Shawn Green


Inhibition in selective attention

Dirk van Moorselaar, Heleen A. Slagter


Beyond the feedforward sweep: feedback computations in the visual cortex

Gabriel Kreiman, Thomas Serre


Evaluating the neurophysiological evidence for predictive processing as a model of perception

Kevin S. Walsh, David P. McGovern, Andy Clark, Redmond G. O'Connell