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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Interdisciplinarity in the neurosciences
Author: Sabbatini, RME
Cardoso, SH
Abstract: The study of the human brain and of the biological nature of the mind and consciousness remains one of the greatest of all scientific challenges. Neuroscience can also lay claim to being one of the most interdisciplinary fields of scientific enquiry, and this has been true since well before the concept of interdisciplinarity was itself invented. Neuroscience draws on insights and developments in disciplines as diverse as molecular biology, electronics, biomedical engineering, statistics, psychology, biophysics, pharmacology, and linguistics. This paper examines the historical, transdisciplinary roots of modern neuroscience and reviews its contemporary interdisciplinary character, before examining two 'case studies', the emergence of functional neuroirnaging as a powerful new neuroscientific tool and the ongoing dialogue between computer science and the neurosciences.
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Maney Publishing
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1179/030801802225003169
Date Issue: 2002
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