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Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience



Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience investigates brain–behavior interaction and promotes lively interchange among the mind sciences. Contributions address both descriptions of function and underlying brain events and reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the field, covering developments in neuroscience, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, neurobiology, linguistics, computer science, and philosophy. JOCN is an online-only publication and is published by the MIT Press and the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute.

Table of Contents

Vol. 33, Issue 2 - February 2021


Current Promises and Limitations of Combined Virtual Reality and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research in Humans: A Commentary on Huffman and Ekstrom (
pp. 159-166
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An Important Step toward Understanding the Role of Body-based Cues on Human Spatial Memory for Large-Scale Environments
pp. 167-179
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Combining Multiple Functional Connectivity Methods to Improve Causal Inferences
pp. 180-194
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Inferring Causality from Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in Cognitive Neuroscience
pp. 195-225
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Causality in Cognitive Neuroscience: Concepts, Challenges, and Distributional Robustness
pp. 226-247
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Separable Influences of Reward on Visual Processing and Choice
pp. 248-262
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Beyond Difference in Reaction Time: Understanding Neuronal Activity during the Preparatory Period of the Decision Process
pp. 263-278
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Evaluating Cognitive Relationships with Resting-State and Task-driven Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Variability
pp. 279-302
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Turning the Face Inversion Effect on Its Head: Violated Expectations of Orientation, Lighting, and Gravity Enhance N170 Amplitudes
pp. 303-314
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Attractiveness in the Eyes: A Possibility of Positive Loop between Transient Pupil Constriction and Facial Attraction
pp. 315-340
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