Experimental psychologist Professor Dick Passingham taught cognitive neuroscience at Oxford University until he retired in 2015. He was amongst the first in the UK to use both functional brain imaging, and transcranial magnetic brain stimulation to intervene in brain activity in healthy human subjects. His books include The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex (2012) and Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction (2016).
Books by Dick Passingham
Interviews with Dick Passingham
Neuroscience has banished the problem of dualism—the ‘ghost in the machine’ mulled over by philosophists since the time of Descartes, says the renowned cognitive neuroscientist Professor Dick Passingham. Here, he chooses five books that signified major breakthroughs in this fast-advancing field.