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Neurosciences – recent and forthcoming books

[updated 12/22/07]

Here is a cumulative list of books on the neurosciences published in 2007 or forthcoming; (some may have actually appeared in 2006 but have copyright dates of 2007).

Billy’s Halo by Ruth McKernan (London: Black Swan, 2007). [hardcover published in 2006, paperback Jan 07] A neuroscientist’s memoir of her father’s illness and death.

Bioethics and the Brain by Walter Glannon (New York : Oxford University Press, 2007).

Cognitive Psychology: Mind and Brain Edward E Smith; Stephen Michael Kosslyn (Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2007) textbook integrates neuroscience into cognitive psychology

Contemplative Science: Where Buddhism and Neuroscience Converge by B Alan Wallace (New York : Columbia University Press, 2007) publisher’s page with links to interviews

Defining Right and Wrong in Brain Science: Essential Readings in Neuroethics ed. by Walter Glannon (New York : Dana Press, 2007)

Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience: The Geometry of Excitability and Bursting by Eugene M Izhikevich (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2007). http://vesicle.nsi.edu/users/izhikevich/publications/dsn/index.htm

Elsevier’s Integrated Neuroscience (Elsevier’s Integrated) by John Nolte (Philadelphia : Mosby / Elsevier, 2007). textbook

Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience Steven M Platek; Julian Paul Keenan; Todd K Shackelford (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2007). table of contents

The Evolving Brain: The Mind and the Neural Control of Behavior by C H Vanderwolf (New York, NY : Springer, 2007).

Explaining the Brain by Carl F Craver (Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007). on standards for evaluating neuroscientific explanations

Feeling the Words: Neuropsychoanalytic Understanding of Memory and the Unconscious by Mauro Mancia (London ; New York : Routledge, 2007)

Intervening in the Brain: Changing Psyche and Society by Reinhard Merkel (Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2007) neuroenhancement, legal and ethical questions, personal identity

The Matter of the Mind ed. by Maurice Schouten; Huibert Looren de Jong (Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007). reductionism, mechanisms of mind

Moral Psychology, Volume 3: The Neuroscience of Morality: Emotion, Brain Disorders, and Development by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2007) (vo1. 1 on evolution of morality, vol. 2 on cognitive science of morality, vol. 3 on neuroscience)

Neuroconstructivism: Volumes I & II (Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience) by Denis Mareschal, Mark Johnson, Sylvain Sirois, Michael Spratling, Michael Thomas and Gert Westermann (Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007)

Neuroethics: Challenges for the 21st Century by Neil Levy (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Neurology and Literature, 1860-1920 ed. by Anne Stiles (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). connections between neurology and fiction in late-Victorian & Edwardian periods, link to contents and publisher’s info

Neurophilosophy at Work by Paul M Churchland (Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Neuropsychotherapy: How the Neurosciences Inform Effective Psychotherapy by Klaus Grawe (Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007).

Neuroscience, Fourth Edition by Dale Purves (Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates, 2007). textbook

The Neuroscience of Psychological Therapies by Rowland W Folensbee (Cambridge [England] ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Neuroscience of Rule-Guided Behavior ed. by Silvia A Bunge; Jonathan D Wallis (New York : Oxford University Press, 2007)

New Frontier of Religion and Science: Religious Experience, Neuroscience, and the Transcendent by John Hick (New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

On Willing Selves: Neoliberal Politics and the Challenge of Neuroscience ed. by Sabine Maasen; Barbara Sutter (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

Proust Was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer (Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2007) (author’s blog, “The Frontal Cortex”)

Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge by Gerald M Edelman (New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2007).

Signal Processing for Neuroscientists: An Introduction to the Analysis of Physiological Signals by Wim van Drongelen (Burlington, Mass.: Academic Press, 2007).

The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Case for the Existence of the Soul by Mario Beauregard; Denyse O’Leary (San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 2007).

Statistical and Process Models for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging ed. by Michael J Wenger; Christof Schuster (Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007).

Tall Tales about the Mind and Brain: Separating Fact from Fiction ed. by Sergio Della Sala (Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007).

Theory of Mind: A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience ed. by Rebecca Saxe; Simon Baron-Cohen (Hove : Psychology Press, 2007). more info at Cognitive Neuroscience Arena

Wisdom of the Psyche: Depth Psychology after Neuroscience by Ginette Paris (East Sussex, N.Y.: Routledge, 2007).

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